2009-10: Austin Wuthrich was selected by the Everett Silvertips in the 12th round (224th overall) of the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft, Wuthrich chose to play midget hockey with Team Illinois before joining the United States National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor in mid-season. He competed for the USA at the 2010 U17 World Hockey Challenge. In 31 games for Team Illinios he scored 9 goals with 8 assists and had 22 penalty minutes. In 25 games with the US NTDP U17 squad he scored 2 goals with 3 assists and had 16 penalty minutes. Wuthrich was scoreless with 6 penalty minutes in six games at the WHC as the US captured a gold medal.
2010-11: Wuthrich split the season between the U18 and U17 teams with the US NTDP – suffering a broken leg early in the year that kept him out until February. In five U18 games he scored 1 goal with 1 assist and had 2 penalty minutes. He played 15 games for the U17 squad and had 2 goals with 4 assists and 55 penalty minutes. Wuthrich committed to playing college hockey at Notre Dame in 2011-12. He was ranked 81st among North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings prior to the 2011 NHL Draft but was not selected in his first year of eligibility.
2011-12: Wuthrich skated in 36 of 40 games for Notre Dame as a freshman and was the team's fifth-leading scorer. He scored 7 goals with 10 assists and was plus-four with 34 penalty minutes. Notre Dame struggled to stay above .500 for much of the year; finishing eighth place in the CCHA. The Fighting Irish lost to Michigan in the conference quarterfinals. Wuthrich was ranked 94th amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings prior to the 2012 NHL Draft.
Wuthrich is in his sophomore season at Notre Dame.