Don's career was far from finished after his Spartan puck stopping
time was completed. In 1951 as a senior All-American at Brown
University, Whiston led the Bruins to the NCAA hockey "final four", and
was named the tournaments most outstanding player. After defeating the
defending national champions from Colorado College in the semi-finals,
Whiston stopped 45 Michigan shots in the championship game.
Whiston then went on to compete internationally as the goalie on the
1952 US Olympic team in Oslo, Norway. Returning to his collegiate roots,
Don became the head coach at Brown University from 1952-1956.
Don enjoyed a successful career in the world of investment and
finance, retiring in 1990 from the position of President/Chairman of the
Board of the First National Bank of Ipswich.
Still active athletically well into his 70's, Don spends his winters
skiing on both sides of the Atlantic and relaxing in Florida. His
permanent residence is Ipswich, MA where he resides with his wife,