COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Former Alaska Anchorage goalie Kevin Reiter will serve as an assistant coach for the 2019 U.S. Men’s National Team for the upcoming IIHF Men’s World Championship set for May 10-26 in Kosice and Bratislava, Slovakia.

Kevin Reiter, who serves as the director of player personnel for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program, is making his debut as an assistant coach for the U.S. Men’s National Team. An assistant coach for the bronze medal-winning U.S. National Junior Team at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship, Reiter was USA Hockey’s National Goaltending Coach before assuming his current role as director of player personnel. He played four seasons of college hockey (2000-04) as a goaltender for the University of Alaska Anchorage before embarking on a seven-year professional playing career.

Jeff Blashill, head coach of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings, will serve as head coach of Team USA and will be joined by assistant coaches Dan Bylsma, John Hynes and Kevin Reiter.