|Born||February 26, 1971 (1971-02-26) (age 39),
Niagara Falls, ON, CAN
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Jarrod Skalde (born February 26, 1971 in Niagara Falls, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey centre who is currently the head coach of the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL.
Skalde was drafted 26th overall by New Jersey Devils in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft and started his National Hockey League career with the Devils in 1990. He would also play for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, Chicago Blackhawks, Atlanta Thrashers, and Philadelphia Flyers, but spent most of his career bouncing around the minor leagues. He went on to play a total of 115 regular season games, scoring 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points and collecting 62 penalty minutes. He left the NHL after the 2002 season and played in Switzerland's Nationalliga A for Lausanne, before spending three seasons in the American Hockey League. He then moved to Sweden's Elitserien to play for Leksands IF. In 2006, he played in the Asia League Ice Hockey, playing for the Oji Ice Hockey Team. In 2007, he returned to North America and signed with the Bloomington Prairie Thunder of the International Hockey League.under a player/associate coach role.
On August 12th 2010, Skalde was named the head coach for the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL.