position Volunteer Assistant Coach
Hometown Forest Lake, Minn.
Last College Ohio State
Buckeye hockey alum Dustin Carlson joined the program as the volunteer assistant coach in Fall 2017.
Carlson, a native of Forest Lake , Minn., played in 71 games for the Scarlet and Gray from 2008-11 and ranks sixth in program history with a career 2.71 goals-against average. His save percentage of .913 is tied for fifth in program history and he posted two of the Top 10 single-season marks (.917 in 2009, .916 in 2010). His 21 wins in 2009, including four shutouts, are the fourth highest for a Buckeye and that season he had 1,014 saves, the fifth highest in a single campaign, and played 2206:15 between the pipes, the fourth-most in a single year for the Scarlet and Gray.
Following his Ohio State career, Carlson played five professional games in ECHL Idaho that spring and spent the next five years playing professionally in the ECHL, SPHL and FHL.
He is currently finishing his degree at Ohio State through the athletics department’s degree completion program.