Coaches (and other)
Jim Paek, South Korea
The first player of Korean descent to play hockey in the NHL, Paek spent the better part of four seasons in Pittsburgh. During his time in Pittsburgh, he won two Stanley Cup Championships along the way. After playing with many different teams and in different leagues, Paek retired from playing professional hockey in 2003. Paek is the director of hockey for the Korea Ice Hockey Association and head coach of the South Korean national team.
Richard Park, South Korea
South Korea’s assistant coach, Richard Park appeared in over 100 games with the Penguins, in two different stints, between 1995 and 2012. Park was known for penalty killing, including scoring a 3-on-5 shorthanded goal against the Penguins with the Islanders. Park retired from playing professional hockey in 2014 at the end of his two year contract in the Swiss National League A.
Peter Popovic, Sweden
Popovic appeared in 54 games on defense for the Penguins in 2000. After playing for the Penguins, he spent a season with the Bruins before going onto play in Sweden. In 2011, he became an assistant coach for Team Sweden.
Tony Granato, USA
Tony Granato is the head coach of the US Olympic squad. Granato joined the Penguins coaching staff as their special teams coach in 2009, shortly after they won the Stanley Cup. He stayed with the team until the Penguins got rid of their entire coaching staff in June 2014.
Scott Young, USA
Scott Young played in 43 games for the Penguins in 1991, winning the Stanley Cup that year. He stayed in the NHL until the 2005-2006 season, playing with the Nordiques, Avalanche, Mighty Ducks, Blues, and Stars. Young is an assistant coach for Team USA.