16 Years of NHL Service and 13 years with USA Hockey
1986-1999: Washington Capitals
1999-2002: Florida Panthers
2002 to Present: USA Hockey
For the past 30-plus years Stan Wong has been a fixture on the athletic training scene and beloved by every team he has worked with.
Wong began his career with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League where he served as an athletic trainer for two seasons (1980-82), including the team?s run to Super Bowl XV in 1981. He then moved to the United States Football League, where he worked as an athletic trainer for the Boston Breakers from 1983-85.
His hockey career began in 1986 with the NHL?s Washington Capitals. His 13-year stint with the Capitals was highlighted by a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1998. He was also selected as an athletic trainer for both the 1991 and 1999 NHL All-Star Games. Wong moved to the Florida Panthers where he worked for three seasons (1999-2002) before retiring from the NHL.
Since then, the Fall River, Massachusetts, native has served as an athletic trainer for 34 different U.S. teams put on the ice for international competition by USA Hockey, the national governing body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States.
At the pinnacle, Wong has served as an athletic trainer for the last three U.S. Olympic Men?s Ice Hockey Teams (2014, 2010, 2006). In addition, he has been an athletic trainer for the last 13 U.S. National Junior Teams (2003-15) and the last nine U.S. Men?s National Teams (2007-15). He has also served in the same capacity for eight U.S. teams that participated in the Deutschland Cup (2002-05, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013) and was also the trainer for Team USA at the 2012 Youth Olympic Winter Games.
During his time with Team USA, Wong has served on teams that have won an Olympic silver medal (2010), three World Junior Championship gold medals (2004, 2010, 2013), two World Junior Championship bronze medals (2007, 2011) and a Men?s World Championship bronze medal (2013).Wong resides in Boca Raton, Florida.