A Torrance native and former Los Angeles Jr. Kings goaltender, Tommy Tartagloine coached within the program last season - his first with the club. From 2012-2014, he served as an assistant/video coach with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Calgary Canucks.
As a player, Tartagloine mind the nets for three seasons of Major Junior with the Western Hockey League’s Prince George Cougars, Regina Pats and Vancouver Giants. He also played a season each with the British Columbia Hockey League’s Surrey Eagles and Pacific International Junior Hockey League’s Delta Ice Hawks.
A graduate of Calgary’s SAIT Polytechnic, Tartagloine was recognized as the Trojans’ Freshman of the Year in 2010 and was also named Surrey’s MVP and Fan Favorite in 2009 and Regina’s Fan Favorite in 2007.