Team Staff Profile - Chris Chambers
Chris Chambers joins team Maryland for the first year, after completing his third year of professional hockey. He was born in Washington D.C. January 17 1986. As a native of Maryland he grew up in the Crofton area playing for various youth programs and DeMatha Catholic High school. After receiving All Metropolitan Honors Chris went on to play Junior hockey in the EJHL and NAHL before accepting an offer to Plymouth State University, In Plymouth New Hampshire.
At Plymouth he received much success and great honors, one being ESPN The Magazines Academic All American. He Graduated with a 3.77 GPA Magna Cum Laude, and was president of the national honor society. He was voted MASCAC player of the year in 2010, and was a finalist for the Joe Concannon best American born ice hockey player. At Plymouth, he also is the third leading goal scorer in school history, a spot which has not been filled in nearly 15 years. Upon graduation he was called to the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL, where he tallied a goal and an assist in his first two games pro.
In 2010-2011 he was a member of the Mississippi Surge of the Southern Professional Hockey League. There he won a championship, and was the fan favorite of the year. On top of this great accomplishment, he received the humanitarian award for the team. In 2011-2012, He played for the Bloomington Blaze of the CHL playing 40 games in Bloomington, and the playoffs with the Mississippi Surge. He has played at every level from Juniors up to Professional, and will certainly be a great mentor to the players at Team Maryland.