Jimmy Sharrow was named the assistant coach of Worcester Railers on August 5, 2022 after a 14-year professional playing career from 2005-2019. A former defenseman, Sharrow captured three straight DEL Championships in 2011, 2012, and 2013 with Eisbären Berlin serving as an assistant captain during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 season. The Framingham native played eight seasons in the DEL from 2010-18 totaling 110 points (26G, 84A) in 385 career games. Originally drafted in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round, 110th overall, began his pro career with Atlanta’s AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, where he was teammates with Lavallee-Smotherman during the 2006-07 season. Sharrow accumulated 202 AHL games from 2005-10 recording 74 points (15G, 59A) splitting time with the Chicago Wolves, Manitoba Moose, and Rockford IceHogs. In parts of two seasons in the ECHL he played 84 games totaling 57 points (15G, 42A) and was named to the ECHL Second All-Star Team during the 2009-10 season splitting time with the Wheeling Nailers and Victoria Salmon Kings.
Prior to professional hockey, Sharrow played three seasons in the QMJHL with the Halifax Mooseheads from 2002-05 logging 101 points (30G, 71A) and was named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team during the 2002-03 season. Before heading to the QMJHL he spent one season at the U.S. National Development program in 2001-02.
Since retirement he has been working out of the New England Sports Center in Marlborough running defensive development clinics for some of the area’s top youth, junior, and high school prospects.