Evan Trupp, an Anchorage, AK, native, played 2 seasons of junior hockey for the Penticton Vees of the BCHL scoring a total of 129 points in 94 regular season games. Trupp was named BCHL (Interior Conference) Rookie of the Year in 2005–06. Trupp then attended the University of North Dakota where he played 4 seasons (2007–2011) of NCAA hockey, scoring 40 goals and 68 assists for 108 points in 157 games played. Trupp was part of the North Dakota team that won the 2010 WCHA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament (in which he was named Tournament MVP) and the 2011 WCHA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament.
Trupp started his pro career in the 2011-12 season in the ECHL playing with the Cincinnati Cyclones. Throughout the next 2 seasons he spent time with the Bakersfield Condors and the Alaska Aces. During his 2012-13 season, the Condors moved Trupp to the Alaska Aces. Later in the 2013-14 season he made his AHL debut with affiliate, the Abbotsford Heat. After 17 games with the Heat, Trupp returned to the Aces to help capture the Kelly Cup. In the 2014-15 season, Trupp signed a one-year AHL contract with the Worcester Sharks, an affiliate of the San Jose Sharks. Trupp established his offensive presence with 40 points in 72 games.
In his 2015-16 season, Trupp signed with his third AHL club, agreeing to a one-year deal with the Chicago Wolves, an affiliate of the St. Louis Blues. Trupp appeared in 59 games with the Wolves for 7 goals and 22 points.
Trupp then signed his first overseas contract with a German club, the Augsburger Panthers of the DEL where he spent 2 seasons.
Trupp continued in the DEL for the 2018-19 season with the Iserlohn Roosters. After 3 seasons in the DEL, Trupp left to sign a contract in the EBEL, agreeing to a one-year contract with the Dornbirn Bulldogs in 2019-20. His season was cut short due to a season-ending ACL surgery. And then again in Trupp’s 2020-21 season with the Dresden Eisloewen, his season was cut short due to illness.
This 2022-23 season with the Anchorage Wolverines will be Trupp’s first season as the Head Coach.