ANDREW WHITESIDE | ASSISTANT COACH/DIRECTOR OF SCOUTING

Andrew Whiteside enters his third full season as the NAHL team’s assistant coach. Whiteside’s responsibilities include recruiting coordinator, coaching the Knights defenseman, assisting in the planning & running of practices, penalty kill, and video analysis.

Before Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Whiteside spent timeas an assistant coach with the Kenai River Brown Bears in the NAHL. He was also selected to serve as video coach for USA Hockey in the 2013 Boys Select U17 Five Nations Tournament that won gold in Trnava, Slovakia. In the summerWhiteside serves on the coaching staff for USA Hockey’s Boys Select Player Development Camps held in Amherst, NY – comprised of the top youth & junior hockey players in the nation.

A Native of Philadelphia, PA, Whiteside earned his bachelor’s degree in 2015 from Niagara University in Sports Management, where he was a 4-year letter winner serving on the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey coaching staff; breaking down game film, compiling game analysis & teaching tapes for player/coach review and assisting with practice.

Whiteside resides full time in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.