The Tier 1 Hockey Federation (THF) is pleased to announce that Tomorrow’s Ice Selects will be joining the league for the upcoming 2023-24 season. The 18U team call Ice World in Abingdon, MD their home rink, and will be led by coaches Jason Slusher and Ed Slusher.

Ed Slusher, who grew up in Bel Air, MD, has been involved in player development at Ice World for over a decade and is the current Hockey Director there. He brings a wealth of experience to the team, having played junior hockey in the MJHL for both the Central Penn Panthers and the Summerset Jr. Chill, as well as Junior “A” in both the NAHL and OPJHL. Ed is also the Head Coach for Towson University and an Assistant Coach at Fallston High School.

Jason Slusher, also from Bel Air, MD, has an impressive background in hockey, including serving as an Asst. Teaching Professional for Tomorrow’s Ice and the Mid-Atlantic Selects. Jason played prep school hockey at South Kent in Connecticut before playing All-ECAC at Lebanon Valley College. He was then selected to play professionally for the Rio Grande Valley in the Central Professional Hockey League and more recently for the Trenton Titans of the highly competitive ECHL. Jason is a coach and skills instructor with Navy Youth Hockey and an Assistant Coach for Towson University.

Tomorrow’s Ice have trained and coached players throughout their tenure in youth hockey that have gone on to play at all levels of Jr and College hockey in North America. They are excited for the opportunity to provide the THF experience for their players who aspire to advance to the next level.

The Tomorrow’s Ice Selects have a strong history of developing players who go on to play at higher levels, including Tier 1 Jr hockey in both Canada and the USA, as well as NCAA D1 and D3 college hockey in the US. Key alumni of the program include Caleb Craven, Nolan Zotter, Scotty Swain, and Jace Hartman.

The THF welcomes the Tomorrow’s Ice Selects to the East Conference and wishes them the best of luck in the upcoming season. Follow them on their journey and stay up to date by following them on Instagram.