Anthony Rohde was born and raised in Illinois. He played youth hockey in Illinois until he moved on to play juniors hockey in Wisconsin and Minnesota. During his years of playing youth hockey, his team went to the state championship four years in a row and then the national championship in 2010. Anthony played for the Dells Ducks for a season then got traded to the Minnesota Owls, after a month and was named team captain. During the last season with the Owls he got scouted to play for Aurora University. He is currently going into his senior year at AU and has played every season with the team. He grew up playing hockey for Alfie Turcotte and playing with Nick Turcotte.