Selected in the third round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils (75th overall pick).
Played 37 games … NCHC Tournament MVP who posted 12 points (7g, 5a) and four multi-point games in five postseason outings … ranks third on the team with a career-high 37 points on 20 goals and 17 assists … is second on the team with a +16 rating … leads the team with 29 penalties for 99 minutes … finished the NCHC Tournament on a six-game point streak, scoring a goal in all but one contest … opened the year on a five-game point streak … has eight multi-point games … posted two goals and added an assist for three points against St. Lawrence (10/24) … put up another three-point night with two goals and an assist at Minnesota Duluth (11/1) … named NCHC Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 3 … tallied three points on a goal and two assists against Western Michigan (11/22) … notched three points on a goal and two assists against Denver (1/24) … opened the NCHC Playoffs with four points on two goals and two assists against Western Michigan, one of three multi-point games in that series … scored all three Miami goals for his second-career hat trick in the NCHC finals against St. Cloud State (3/21) … finished +1 or better 16 times.
Played in 27 games … placed on the NCHC Academic All-Conference team … tied for the team lead with a career-high 19 goals despite missing 11 games due to injury … also tallied a career-high 28 points … netted a hat trick in a 6-2 win over North Dakota on Oct. 19 … dished out a career-high three assists against Canisius on Nov. 2 … posted nine multi-point games … returned from injury to score two goals, including the game-winner, against St. Cloud State on Feb. 21 … that game began a torrid stretch where he tallied 12 points on nine goals and three assists in the season’s final 10 games … scored two or more goals six times, four of which came in his last 10 games … finished second on the team with 110 shots on goal and scored a team-best seven power play goals … led the team with a +7 rating … scored all four of the RedHawks’ goals in a two-game series at Denver (March 7-8), earning NCHC Offensive Player of the Week honors on March 10 … netted three game-winning goals, including the first goal of a 3-0 win over North Dakota in the NCHC Semifinals on March 21 … received Miami’s Bill Davidge Outstanding Offensive Player award.
Selected to NCAA All-Midwest Regional Team after a goal vs. St. Cloud State (Mar. 31) and two assists vs. Minnesota State (Mar. 30) at the regional ... named CCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 8-14) after a four-point opening weekend against Colgate ... played in 40 of 42 games ... accumulated 19 points off nine goals and 10 assists, ranking in the top five on the team in goals and assists ... tallied two goals in the season opener against Colgate (Oct. 12), his lone multi-goal game of the season ... added two more points the next night vs. the Raiders with a goal and an assist as he finished the year with five multi-point games ... racked up four of his nine goals in the first four games of the season (Oct. 12-20) ... scored four game-winning goals, which was second on the team, and had three power play goals ... compiled a +6 rating ... called for 25 penalties for 56 minutes, both third on the team ... blocked 18 shots.
CCHA Rookie of the Week (Jan. 23-29) ... played in 39 games, missing just two ... registered 23 points, including 12 goals and 11 assists ... scored a career-high two goals on two different occasions - Nov. 18 against Bowling Green and Nov. 25 against Providence ... also totaled a career-high three points vs. Providence and had five multi-point games on the season ... notched his first career point, an assist, opening weekend against Bemidji State (Oct. 8) ... scored first career goal Oct. 28 vs. Lake Superior ... was a career-best +3 against Providence and finished +13 for the season ... called for 25 penalties totaling 56 minutes ... tallied three game-winning goals, second-most on the team, and had a pair of power play goals ... blocked 20 shots in 39 games ... had a three-game goal streak from Feb. 24 to Mar. 9 and added an assist the next day for a season-long four-game point streak.
Prior to Miami
Named the 2010-11 USHL Player of the Year and Forward of the Year ... also earned USA Hockey's Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year award ... named to USHL First All-Star Team in 2010-11 ... in 2010-11, played in 59 games for the Indiana Ice, totaling 92 points on 34 goals and 58 assists ... the 92 points were 17 more than anyone in the league and the most in over a decade in the USHL ... also ranked third in the league in goals while his 58 assists led the league and were 10 more than anyone else ... notched 29 multi-point games in the 2010-11 season ... finished with a +52 rating, the highest rating in Tier I USHL history (since 2002) ... served as team captain of the Ice in 2010-11 ... in 2009-10, started the year with the Tri-City Storm, playing 22 games, before joining the Ice for 36 games ... finished the year with a total of 28 points on 10 goals and 18 helpers ... played for the Ice along with current RedHawks Alex Wideman, Max Cook and Bryon Paulazzo.
Born Nov. 28, 1991 in Dallas, Texas ... son of Sandy and Rusty Coleman ... father, Rusty, played football at Oklahoma State, and sister, Brooke, plays volleyball at Ohio University ... participated in the Reading Caravan with the Indiana Ice ... majoring in interdisciplinary business management with a minor in sport management.