USA Hockey on Friday announced that Brett Larson has been named head coach of the U.S. Junior Select Team that will participate in the 2012 World Junior A Challenge, Nov. 5-11, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
In addition to the United States, the 2012 World Junior A Challenge will feature two teams from Canada, as well as teams Russia, Czech Republic and Switzerland.
Larson is entering his second season as the head coach and general manager of the United States Hockey League's Sioux City Musketeers. He led the Musketeers to the 2012 Clark Cup Western Conference quarterfinals in his first season.