A Winthrop, Mass. native, Lounsbury attended Bridgton Academy for a post-graduate year in 2000-2001 and still holds the school record for most goals and points scored in a season. He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing/communications from the University of Southern Maine (USM) where he was a four-time member of the ECAC All-Conference Team. He also was a two-time college All-American and the all-time leading defenseman in scoring for USM.
Following his collegiate career, Lounsbury played six years of professional hockey -- four with the Huntsville (Ala.) Havoc where in 2006 he lead defenseman in scoring with 55 points in 60 games. He also played for the Colorado Eagles and Fort Worth Brahmas.
When his playing career ended, Lounsbury headed back to Bridgton as an administrator. Thanks to an expansive network that extends from Division 1 to Division 3 coaches, Lounsbury successfully placed more than 120 players in NCAA College Hockey. Alumni have moved on to play at various Div 1 and 3 schools.
Jon has recently been hired by the Florida Panthers/Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL) as a skills and skating coach. In 2016, Jon attended and helped run the Florida Panthers Development camp in Coral Springs, FL.
On a personal note, he and his wife Michelle are proud parents of Olivia Grace and Iyla Reese. Michelle has her own hockey connections. Springfield College grad and current strength and conditioning coach for Fryeburg Academy in Maine, Michelle worked for several years at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning training some of the best NHL players in New England.