Robb Stauber has been involved with the U.S. Women’s National Team since 2009, focusing on coaching and development of its goaltenders.
He played 10 years of professional hockey, including four seasons in the National Hockey Legaue with the Los Angeles Kings and Buffalo Sabres. The native of Duluth, Minn., also spent time in the IHL and AHL.
At the University of Minnesota, he was the first goaltender to win the Hobey Baker Award (1988). He was also the recipient that year of the WCHA Player of the Year award and was named All-WCHA First Team and All-America First Team. Additionally, Stauber was recognized as WCHA Goaltender of the Year in 1988 and 1989. He represented the U.S. at the 1987 World Junior Championship and 1989 IIHF World Championship.
Stauber served as the goalie coach at the University of Minnesota’s men’s team from 1998-2008, helping the team win the national championship in 2002 and 2003. He served in the same capacity for the University of Minnesota Duluth’s women’s team from 2004-08, winning the 2008 NCAA Championship.