Randy Murphy was born in Toronto, Ontario. Randy played his youth Hockey in the GTHL for the Toronto Marlboros and Mississauga Reps before playing Junior Hockey in the Ontario Provincial Hockey League. He then played 4 years of NCAA Hockey and Golf at Elmira College where he graduated with a degree in Sports Psychology and was a part of three ECAC West Championship teams and a National Championship Final 4 team.
After college, Randy was invited by Hockey Canada to attend the Canadian Men’s National team evaluations and then embarked on a successful professional 12 year playing career in the US and Europe including stops in the American Hockey League, Central Hockey League and Elite European Levels.
Upon conclusion of his playing career, Murphy began a 6 year coaching career at the professional level in the Central Hockey League with the New Mexico Scorpions. Under his direction Murphy guided New Mexico to a franchise high in wins and points during his first season as a Head Coach in 2007-08. During the 2009-10 season, he led the Huntsville Havoc of the SPHL to their first franchise regular season and League playoff Championship. In 2012 Murphy transitioned into the world of Youth Hockey serving as a Director of Hockey of programs in Memphis, TN and Denver, CO where he continued to foster his passion of helping youth Hockey players attain their goals of developing athletic skills and becoming the best version of themselves as athletes and people.