Former Collegians in NHL Front Offices


The following former college players work in hockey operations at the NHL level.

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Name NHL Team Role College
Todd Marchant Anaheim Dir. Player Development Clarkson
Dave Baseggio Anaheim Asst. to the General Manager Yale
Dave Nonis Anaheim Consultant to the GM Maine
Casey Hankinson Anaheim Scout Minnesota
Kevin Murray Anaheim Scout Quinnipiac
Steve Lyons Anaheim Scout New Hampshire
Rich Preston Anaheim Assistant Coach Denver
David McNab Anaheim Sr. VP, Hockey Operations Wisconsin
Dave Tippett Arizona Head Coach/Exec. VP, Hockey Operations North Dakota
Steve Peters Arizona Video Coach North Dakota
Mike Van Ryn Arizona Development Coach Michigan
Trevor Hanson Arizona Amateur Scout Providence
Don Sweeney Boston General Manager Harvard
John Ferguson Boston Exec. Dir., Player Personnel Providence
Scott Fitzgerald Boston Asst. Director, Amateur Scouting SUNY-Plattsburgh
Joe Sacco Boston Assistant Coach Boston University
Bob Essensa Boston Goaltending Coach Michigan State
Jay Pandolfo Boston Assistant Coach Boston University
Glen Thornborough Boston Sr. VP, Sales and Marketing Alaska Anchorage
Kevin Dean Boston Assistant Coach New Hampshire
Matt Lindblad Boston Pro Scout Dartmouth
Brett Harkins Boston Amateur Scout Bowling Green
Jason Botterill Buffalo General Manager Michigan
Jason Nightingale Buffalo Hockey Data Analyst Lake Superior State
Jason Long Buffalo Dir., Player Development Salve Regina
Tom Ward Buffalo Assistant Coach Minnesota
Andrew Allen Buffalo Goaltending Coach Vermont
Brad Tapper Buffalo AHL Assistant Coach Rensselaer
Bob Janosz Buffalo AHL Goaltending Coach Canisius
Brian Burke Calgary President, Hockey Operations Providence
Steve Leach Calgary Pro Scout New Hampshire
Steve Pleau Calgary Pro Scout New Hampshire
Craig Conroy Calgary Assistant General Manager Clarkson
Brad Pascall Calgary Assistant General Manager North Dakota
Paul Jerrard Calgary Assistant Coach Lake Superior State
Jordan Sigalet Calgary Goaltending Coach Bowling Green
Colin Zulianello Calgary Goaltending Development Coach Colorado College
Frank Anzalone Calgary Amateur Scout New Hampshire/SUNY-Buffalo
Jim Cummins Calgary Amateur Scout Michigan State
Luke Strand Calgary Amateur Scout Wisc.-Eau Claire
Don Waddell Carolina President Northern Michigan
Ricky Olczyk Carolina Asst. General Manager Brown
Sheldon Ferguson Carolina Amateur Scout Northeastern
Rod Brind'Amour Carolina Assistant Coach Michigan State
L.J. Scarpace Carolina Video Coach Michigan
Marshall Johnston Carolina Pro Scouting Director Denver
Joe Nieuwendyk Carolina Pro Scout / Advisor Cornell
Curtis Joseph Carolina Goaltending Consultant Wisconsin
Mike Doneghey Chicago Amateur Scout Merrimack
Mark Kelley Chicago VP, Amateur Scouting Colby
Norm MacIver Chicago Asst. General Manager Minnesota Duluth
Barry Smith Chicago Director, Player Evaluation Ithaca
Mark Eaton Chicago Director, Player Development Notre Dame
Derek Plante Chicago Development Coach Notre Dame
Ryan Stewart Chicago Director, Pro Scouting Canisius
Ron Anderson Chicago Director, Player Recruitment Boston University
Rick Comley Chicago Player Recruitment Lake Superior State
Michael Grier Chicago Pro Scout Boston University
Mike Mottau Chicago Pro Scout Boston College
David Cowan Chicago Pro Scout Minnesota Duluth
Alex Brooks Chicago Pro Scout Wisconsin
Rob Facca Chicago Amateur Scout Nebraska Omaha
Kevin Delaney Chicago Skating and Skills Development Lake Forest
Kevin Dineen Chicago Assistant Coach Denver
Peter Aubry Chicago Developmental Goaltending Coach Mercyhurst
Matt Meacham Chicago Video Coach SUNY Cortland
Adam Rogowin Chicago Sr. Director, Public Relations Connecticut College
Jamal Mayers Chicago Community Liaison Western Michigan
Adam Gill Chicago AHL Video Coach Saint Mary's
Chris MacFarland Colorado Assistant General Manager Pace
Brett Clark Colorado Player Development Consultant Maine
Dan Laperriere Colorado Pro Scout St. Lawrence
John Funk Colorado Scout Wisconsin
Wade Klippenstein Colorado Scout Alaska
Neil Shea Colorado Scout Boston College
David Oliver Colorado Director of Player Development Michigan
Jarmo Kekalainen Columbus General Manager Clarkson
Bill Zito Columbus Assistant General Manager Yale
Blake Geoffrion Columbus Pro Scout Wisconsin
Dan Hinote Columbus Pro Scout Army
Greg Drechsel Columbus Amateur Scout Colgate
Rob Riley Columbus Amateur Scout Boston College
John Hill Columbus Pro Scout Alaska Anchorage
John Tortorella Columbus Head Coach Maine
Kevin Collins Columbus Strength & Conditioning Coach SUNY-Brockport
Chris Clark Columbus Development Coach Clarkson
Jarkko Ruutu Columbus European Development Coach Michigan Tech
Rich Peverley Dallas Player Development Coordinator St. Lawrence
Scott White Dallas Director, Hockey Operations/AHL GM Michigan Tech
Mike Valley Dallas Director, Goaltending Development Wisconsin
Mark Leach Dallas Amateur Scout St. Lawrence
Buddy Powers Dallas Amateur Scout Boston University
Shawn Horcoff Detroit Director, Player Development Michigan State
Jeff Blashill Detroit Head Coach Ferris State
Pat Ferschweiler Detroit Assistant Coach Western Michigan
Adam Nightingale Detroit Video Coach Michigan State
Andrew Dickson Detroit Amateur Scout Colgate
Kelly Harper Detroit Amateur Scout Michigan State
Mark Mullen Detroit Amateur Scout Boston University
Len Quesnelle Detroit Amateur Scout Princeton
Ben Simon Detroit AHL Assistant Coach Notre Dame
Bob Nicholson Edmonton CEO & Vice Chair Providence
Peter Chiarelli Edmonton President, Hockey Ops & General Manager Harvard
Craig MacTavish Edmonton Sr. Vice President, Hockey Operations Lowell
Bill Scott Edmonton Assistant General Manager Michigan State
Joseph Cucci Edmonton Amateur Scout Bentley
P.J. Fenton Edmonton Amateur Scout Massachusetts
Scott Harlow Edmonton Amateur Scout Boston College
Chris Cichocki Edmonton Pro Scout Michigan Tech
Jay Woodcroft Edmonton Assistant Coach Alabama-Huntsville
Jim Johnson Edmonton Assistant Coach Minnesota Duluth
Jeremy Coupal Edmonton Video Coach Rensselaer
Bill Torrey Florida Alternate Governor St. Lawrence
Bill Ryan Florida Amateur Scout Maine
Wes Clark Florida Amateur Scout Maine
Mike Fairman Florida Amateur Scout Army
Neil Little Florida Pro Scout Rensselaer
Eric Joyce Florida Assistant General Manager Army
Braden Birch Florida Director, Hockey Operations Cornell
Toby O'Brien Florida Co-Director, Amateur Scouting Union
Doug Janik Florida AHL Assistant Coach Maine
Mike Ryan Florida AHL Assistant Coach Northeastern
Ted Belisle Los Angeles Amateur Scout Bemidji State
Tony Gasparini Los Angeles Amateur Scout Minnesota Duluth
Mike Donnelly Los Angeles Player Development Michigan State
Mark Yannetti Los Angeles Director, Amateur Scouting Williams
Nelson Emerson Los Angeles Director, Player Development Bowling Green
Rob Blake Los Angeles Vice President/General Manager Bowling Green
Brooks Bertsch Los Angeles Assistant Video Coordinator St. Cloud State
Jack Ferriera Los Angeles Special Assistant to the GM Boston University
Jamie Spencer Minnesota EVP, Business Development Wisconsin
Brian Hunter Minnesota Amateur Scout Michigan Tech
Marty Nanne Minnesota Amateur Scout Minnesota
Ernie Vargas Minnesota Amateur Scout Wisconsin
Chuck Fletcher Minnesota EVP, General Manager Harvard
Darren Yopyk Minnesota Amateur Scout Princeton
Darby Hendrickson Minnesota Assistant Coach Minnesota
Brent Flahr Minnesota Sr. VP, Hockey Operations Princeton
Shep Harder Minnesota Asst. GM Colgate
Brad Bombardir Minnesota Director, Player Development North Dakota
Bob Mason Minnesota Goaltending Coach Minnesota Duluth
Jamie Hislop Minnesota Pro Scout New Hampshire
Chris Kelleher Minnesota Pro Scout Boston University
Derek Lalonde Minnesota AHL Head Coach SUNY Cortland
Bill Berglund Montreal Amateur Scout Boston State
Vic Posa Montreal Amateur Scout Wisconsin
Dave Starman Montreal NCAA Scout Hartford
Scott Mellanby Montreal Assistant General Manager Wisconsin
Geoff Molson Montreal Owner, President and CEO St. Lawrence
Mark Mowers Montreal Pro Scout New Hampshire
Pat Westrum Montreal Amateur Scout Minnesota
Nick Carriere Montreal AHL Assistant Coach Niagara
Tom Nolan Nashville Amateur Scout New Hampshire
Paul Fenton Nashville Assistant General Manager Boston University
Jeff Kealty Nashville Chief Amateur Scout Boston University
Brian Poile Nashville Director of Hockey Operations Boston College
Peter Laviolette Nashville Head Coach Westfield State
David Poile Nashville President of Hockey Operations/GM Northeastern
Rob Cowie Nashville Pro Scout Northeastern
Shawn Dineen Nashville Pro Scout Denver
Ray Shero New Jersey General Manager/EVP St. Lawrence
Tom Fitzgerald New Jersey Assistant General Manager Providence
John Hynes New Jersey Head Coach Boston University
Eric Weinrich New Jersey Development Coach Maine
Patrick Rissmiller New Jersey Development Coach Holy Cross
Scott Clemmensen New Jersey Goaltending Development Coach Boston College
Chris Terreri New Jersey Goaltending Coach Providence
Paul Castron New Jersey Director of Amateur Scouting St. Lawrence
Scott Lachance New Jersey Amateur Scout Boston University
Gates Orlando New Jersey Asst. Dir., Amateur Scouting Providence
Jim Mill New Jersey Amateur Scout St. Anselm
Lou Reycroft New Jersey Amateur Scout Brown
Andy Schneider New Jersey Amateur Scout North Dakota
Steve Smith New Jersey Amateur Scout Colgate
Doug Weight NY Islanders Head Coach/Asst. GM Lake Superior State
Ken Morrow NY Islanders Director, Pro Scouting Bowling Green
Garth Snow NY Islanders General Manager Maine
Mike Dunham NY Islanders Goaltending Coach Maine
Bob Corkum NY Islanders Assistant Coach Maine
Greg Cronin NY Islanders Assistant Coach Colby
Trent Klatt NY Islanders Scout Minnesota
Chris Lamoriello NY Islanders Director, Player Personnel Providence
Marty Reasoner NY Islanders Player Development Boston College
Chris O'Sullivan NY Islanders Scout Boston University
Jeremy Bachusz NY Islanders Scout Lake Superior State
Jeff Napierala NY Islanders Scout Lake Superior State
Bernie Cassell NY Islanders Skill Development Coach Elmira
Eric Boguniecki NY Islanders AHL Assistant Coach New Hampshire
Brendon Clark NY Rangers Amateur Scout Merrimack
Jamie Herrington NY Rangers Amateur Scout Dartmouth
Gordie Clark NY Rangers Director, Player Personnel New Hampshire
Steve Greeley NY Rangers Assistant Director, Player Personnel Boston University
Jed Ortmeyer NY Rangers Director, Player Development Michigan
Chris Drury NY Rangers Assistant GM Boston University
Kevin Maxwell NY Rangers Director, Pro Scouting North Dakota
Nickolai Bobrov NY Rangers Director, European Scouting Middlebury
Jerry Dineen NY Rangers Video Coach SUNY-Plattsburgh
Pat Boller NY Rangers AHL Assistant Coach/Asst. GM SUNY-Potsdam
Brian Leetch NHL Manager, Player Safety Boston College
Jake Brenk NHL Referee Minnesota State
Peter MacDougall NHL Referee Canisius
Wes McCauley NHL Referee Michigan State
Tom Kowal NHL Referee Alaska Anchorage
Furman South NHL Referee Robert Morris
Cameron Voss NHL Referee St. Thomas
Brandon Gawryletz NHL Linesman Alaska Fairbanks
Don Boyd Ottawa Amateur Scout Bowling Green
Bob Janecyk Ottawa Amateur Scout Chicago State
John Perpich Ottawa Pro Scout Minnesota
Kurt Kleinendorst Ottawa AHL Head Coach Providence
Steve Stirling Ottawa AHL Assistant Coach Boston University
Dave Hakstol Philadelphia Head Coach North Dakota
Wade Clarke Philadelphia College Scout Hobart
John Riley Philadelphia Player Development Princeton (Coach)
Adam Patterson Philadelphia Video Coach Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Chris Pryor Philadelphia Asst. GM, Director, Player Personnel New Hampshire
Nick Pryor Philadelphia Amateur Scout Maine
Paul Holmgren Philadelphia President Minnesota
Scott Gordon Philadelphia AHL Head Coach Boston College
Randy Sexton Pittsburgh Director, Amateur Scouting St. Lawrence
Jay Heinbuck Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Northeastern
Jason Karmanos Pittsburgh VP, Hockey Operations Harvard
Bill Guerin Pittsburgh Assistant General Manager Boston College
Mike Bales Pittsburgh Goaltending Coach Ohio State
Mike Buckley Pittsburgh Goaltending Development Coach Massachusetts
Al Santilli Pittsburgh Pro Scout Curry
Warren Young Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Michigan Tech
Mike Sullivan Pittsburgh Head Coach Boston University
Jacques Martin Pittsburgh Assistant Coach St. Lawrence
Clark Donatelli Pittsburgh AHL Head Coach Boston University
J.D. Forrest Pittsburgh AHL Assistant Coach Boston College
Steve Spott San Jose Assistant Coach Colgate
Tim Burke San Jose Director of Scouting New Hampshire
Michael Chiasson San Jose Scout Michigan
Brett Hull St. Louis Executive VP Minnesota Duluth
Keith Tkachuk St. Louis Amateur Scout Boston University
Dave Taylor St. Louis VP, Hockey Operations Clarkson
Tom Stillman St. Louis Chairman and Governor Middlebury
Chris Zimmerman St. Louis President and CEO, Business Operations Vermont
Bruce Affleck St. Louis Executive VP Denver
Tom Kurvers Tampa Bay Senior Advisor to the General Manager Minnesota Duluth
Darryl Plandowski Tampa Bay Head Amateur Scout Northern Michigan
Tony Hrkac Tampa Bay Pro Scout North Dakota
Brian Putnam Tampa Bay Amateur Scout New Hampshire
John Rosso Tampa Bay Amateur Scout Nebraska Omaha
Jon Cooper Tampa Bay Head Coach Hofstra
Todd Richards Tampa Bay Assistant Coach Minnesota
Lou Lamoriello Toronto General Manager Providence
John Lilley Toronto Amateur Scout Boston University
Tony Martino Toronto Amateur Scout SUNY-Plattsburgh
Jim Vesey Toronto Amateur Scout Merrimack
Scott Pellerin Toronto Director, Player Development Maine
Brian Daccord Toronto Goaltending Consultant Merrimack
Jim Hiller Toronto Assistant Coach Northern Michigan
John Weisbrod Vancouver Assistant General Manager Harvard
Judd Brackett Vancouver Director, Amateur Scouting Conn. College
Ryan Johnson Vancouver Director, Player Development North Dakota
Newell Brown Vancouver Assistant Coach Michigan State
Chris MacDonald Vancouver Amateur Scout Western Michigan
Wyatt Smith Vancouver Amateur Scout Minnesota
Mike Addesa Vancouver Amateur Scout Holy Cross
Jonathan Bates Vancouver Amateur Scout Vermont
Neil Komadoski Vancouver Professional Scout Notre Dame
Brett Henning Vancouver Professional Scout Notre Dame
George McPhee Vegas General Manager Bowling Green
Kelly McCrimmon Vegas Assistant General Manager Michigan
Misha Donskov Vegas Dir., Hockey Operations Norwich
Wil Nichol Vegas Dir., Player Development Wisconsin-Stevens Point
David Conte Vegas Special Advisor to Hockey Operations Colgate
Mike Levine Vegas Scout/Player Development Utica
Bruno Campese Vegas Amateur Scout Northern Michigan
Mark Workman Vegas Amateur Scout St. Scholastica
Peter Ahola Vegas Amateur Scout Boston University
Keith Veronesi Vegas Hockey Operations Assistant Connecticut College
Todd Reirden Washington Assistant Coach Bowling Green
Brett Leonhardt Washington Video Coach Neumann College
A.J. Toews Washington Scout Northeastern
Brian MacLellan Washington Sr. VP and General Manager Bowling Green
Steve Richmond Washington Director, Player Development Michigan
Dick Patrick Washington President Dartmouth
Chris Patrick Washington Director, Player Personnel Princeton
Scott Murray Washington Associate Goaltender Coach Lake Superior State
H.T. Lenz Washington Asst., Hockey Operations Vermont
Reid Cashman Washington AHL Assistant Coach Quinnipiac
Ryan Murphy Washington AHL Assistant Coach Boston College
Jimmy Roy Winnipeg Coordinator, Player Development Michigan Tech
Mark Dobson Winnipeg Dir., Pro Scouting U.S. International
Peter Ratchuk Winnipeg Pro Scout Bowling Green
Pat Carmichael Winnipeg Amateur Scout Air Force
Brian Renfrew Winnipeg Amateur Scout Western Michigan
Scott Robson Winnipeg Amateur Scout Quinnipiac
Mark White Winnipeg College Free Agent Scout New Hampshire