Coaching Staff

Head Coach Tom Murphy








Murphy who originates from the greater Detroit area, had been serving as the Director of Operations and Head Instructor for The Hockey Lab since 2015. The Hockey Lab is a hockey training center that specializes on individualized on-ice skill development. His coaching experience includes Ravenwood and Centennial High Schools in Tennessee, Nashville Admirals, Nashville Flyers and Nashville Junior Predators. Coach Murphy has additional hockey experience as a junior hockey scout and private instructor.

Murphy played his high school hockey at Brighton High School, winning the state championship his senior year. Murphy was drafted in the 1st round of the NAHL Draft to the Texas Tornado now the Amarillo Bulls. Following his junior hockey career Murphy played college hockey for Central Michigan University, where he set the program record for points as a defenseman. You can get in touch with Tom, by emailing:


Assistant Coach Colin Bailey








Bailey grew up in Wausau, WI where he attended Wausau East high school for 3 years before departing for junior hockey. Bailey had a successful junior career in the USPHL and EHL, which was cut short due to injury. Bailey then took his passion for hockey to northern Minnesota where he coached with the Bantam and High School programs in Breezy Point, Minnesota. Bailey has also spent his summers coaching at Heartland Hockey Camps where he developed his passion for coaching. Bailey plans on pursuing his passion for coaching and is proud to be a part of the Wausau Riverwolves.