Thomas Anderson enters his 12th season in professional hockey and third as Assistant Equipment Manager with the Rochester Americans for the 2015-16 AHL season.
Anderson is in his second stint in the American Hockey League, having served in a similar capacity with the Texas Stars for the 2011-12 campaign. Prior to coming to Rochester, Anderson spent the 2012-13 campaign with his hometown Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL, a position he held for parts of seven different seasons.
In addition to his time with the Gladiators, Anderson has also worked in the ECHL as an Assistant Equipment Manager with the Charlotte Checkers as well as one season as the Equipment Manager for the Arena Football League’s Georgia Force.
The Gwinnett native earned his start in pro sports as a stick-boy during the Gladiators’ second season in 2004-05 and was a part of the staff for Gwinnett’s Eastern Conference Championship team in 2005-06.