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
Casey Hankinson Anaheim Scout Minnesota
Matt Laatsch Anaheim Scout Denver
Steve Lyons Anaheim Scout New Hampshire
Dwayne Roloson Anaheim Goaltending Consultant UMass Lowell
David McNab Anaheim Sr. VP, Hockey Operations Wisconsin
Dave Tippett Arizona Head Coach North Dakota
Newell Brown Arizona Assistant Coach Michigan State
Steve Peters Arizona Video Coach North Dakota
Brian Rolston Arizona Pro Scout Lake Superior State
Ron Rolston Arizona Pro Scout Michigan Tech
Jim Roque Arizona Pro Scout Lake Superior State
Don Sweeney Boston Assistant General Manager Harvard
Scott Fitzgerald Boston Asst. Director, Amateur Scouting SUNY-Plattsburgh
Peter Chiarelli Boston General Manager Harvard
Bob Essensa Boston Goaltending Coach Michigan State
Jay Pandolfo Boston Development Coach Boston University
Nik Fattey Buffalo Amateur Scout Fredonia State
Kim Gellert Buffalo Amateur Scout Lake Superior State
Keith Hendrickson Buffalo Amateur Scout Minnesota-Duluth
Toby O'Brien Buffalo Amateur Scout Union
Jason Nightingale Buffalo Hockey Data Analyst Lake Superior State
Neil McKenney Buffalo Video/Player Development Asst. Sacred Heart
Dennis Miller Buffalo Player Development Coach Vermont
Eric Weinrich Buffalo Pro Scout Maine
Chadd Cassidy Buffalo AHL Head Coach Cortland State
Bob Janosz Buffalo AHL Goaltending Coach Canisius
Joe Battista Buffalo VP of Hockey-Related Businesses Penn State
Craig Patrick Buffalo Special Assistant/Advisor Denver
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 Clarkson
Jordan Sigalet Calgary Goaltending Coach Bowling Green
Mike Addessa Calgary Scout Holy Cross
Frank Anzalone Calgary Scout New Hampshire/SUNY-Buffalo
Jim Cummins Calgary Scout Michigan State
Don Waddell Carolina President, Gale Force Sports & Entertainment Northern Michigan
Ricky Olczyk Carolina Asst. General Manager Brown
Sheldon Ferguson Carolina Amateur Scout Northeastern
Rod Brind'Amour Carolina Assistant Coach Michigan State
Marshall Johnston Carolina Pro Scouting Director Denver
Joe Nieuwendyk Carolina Pro Scout / Advisor Cornell
Mike Doneghey Chicago Amateur Scout Merrimack
Jad Ramsay Chicago Amateur Scout Buffalo State
Mark Kelley Chicago Sr. Director, Amateur Scouting Colby
Norm MacIver Chicago Asst. General Manager Minnesota Duluth
Barry Smith Chicago Director, Player Development Ithaca
Mark Eaton Chicago Development Coach Notre Dame
Mike Sullivan Chicago Development Coach Boston University
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
Alex Brooks Chicago Pro Scout Wisconsin
Rob Facca Chicago Amateur Scout Nebraska Omaha
Adam Gill Chicago Hockey Analytics/Video Analyst St. Mary's
Kevin Delaney Chicago Skating and Skills Development Lake Forest
Kevin Dineen Chicago Assistant Coach Denver
Steve Weeks Chicago Goaltending Coach Northern Michigan
Andrew Allen Chicago Developmental Goaltending Coach Vermont
Matt Meacham Chicago Video Coach SUNY Cortland
Adam Rogowin Chicago Sr. Director, Public Relations Connecticut College
Ted Dent Chicago AHL Head Coach St. Lawrence
Mark Osiecki Chicago AHL Associate Coach Wisconsin
Adam Gill Chicago AHL Video Coach Saint Mary's
Tim Army Colorado Assistant Coach Providence
Brett Clark Colorado Player Development Consultant Maine
Dan Laperriere Colorado Pro Scout St. Lawrence
John Harrington Colorado Scout Minnesota Duluth
Guy Perron Colorado Scout Maine
Neil Shea Colorado Scout Boston College
David Oliver Colorado Director of AHL Operations Michigan
Jarmo Kekalainen Columbus General Manager Clarkson
Chris MacFarland Columbus Assistant General Manager Pace
Bill Zito Columbus Assistant General Manager Yale
Paul Castron Columbus Director, Amateur Scouting St. Lawrence
Greg Drechsel Columbus Amateur Scout Colgate
Rob Riley Columbus Amateur Scout Boston College
John Hill Columbus Amateur Scout Alaska Anchorage
Blake Geoffrion Columbus Professional Scout Wisconsin
Todd Richards Columbus Head Coach Minnesota
Dan Hinote Columbus Assistant Coach Army
Kevin Collins Columbus Strength & Conditioning Coach SUNY-Brockport
Chris Clark Columbus Development Coach Clarkson
James Patrick Dallas Assistant Coach North Dakota
Mike Valley Dallas Goaltending Coach Wisconsin
Scott White Dallas Director, Hockey Operations/AHL GM Michigan Tech
Doug Lidster Dallas AHL Assistant Coach Colorado College
Mark Leach Dallas Amateur Scout St. Lawrence
Tony Granato Detroit Assistant Coach Wisconsin
Chris Chelios Detroit Advisor to Hockey Operations Wisconsin
Andrew Dickson Detroit Amateur Scout Colgate
Kelly Harper Detroit Amateur Scout Michigan State
Len Quesnelle Detroit Amateur Scout Princeton
Jeff Blashill Detroit AHL Head Coach Ferris State
Craig MacTavish Edmonton General Manager Lowell
Scott Harlow Edmonton Amateur Scout Boston College
Morey Gare Edmonton Head Pro Scout Northern Michigan
Chris Cichocki Edmonton Pro Scout Michigan Tech
Myles Fee Edmonton Video Coordinator Manhattanville
Paul Gallagher Florida Amateur Scout St. Lawrence
Bill Torrey Florida Alternate Governor St. Lawrence
Scott Luce Florida Director of Scouting Colgate
Jason Cipolla Florida Video Coach Yale
John Madden Florida Assistant Coach Michigan
Steve Shields Florida Goaltending Consultant Michigan
Eric Joyce Florida AHL General Manager Army
Tony Gasparini Los Angeles Amateur Scout Minnesota Duluth
Bob Crocker Los Angeles Amateur Scout Boston University
Mike Donnelly Los Angeles Collegiate Scout Michigan State
Mark Mullen Los Angeles Collegiate Scout Boston University
Mark Yannetti Los Angeles Director, Amateur Scouting Brown/Williams
Nelson Emerson Los Angeles Player Development Bowling Green
Dean Lombardi Los Angeles President/General Manager New Haven
Rob Blake Los Angeles Assistant General Manager Bowling Green
Davis Payne Los Angeles Assistant Coach Michigan Tech
Jack Ferriera Los Angeles Special Assistant to the GM Boston University
Hubie McDonough Los Angeles AHL Dir. of Hockey Operations St. Anselm's
Matthew Hulsizer Minnesota Minority Owner Amherst
Brian Hunter Minnesota Scout Michigan Tech
Marty Nanne Minnesota Scout Minnesota
Ernie Vargas Minnesota Scout Wisconsin
Chuck Fletcher Minnesota General Manager Harvard
Darren Yopyk Minnesota Scout Princeton
Darby Hendrickson Minnesota Assistant Coach Minnesota
Rick Wilson Minnesota Assistant Coach North Dakota
Brent Flahr Minnesota Assistant General Manager Princeton
Jim Mill Minnesota Assistant to the GM St. Anselm
Shep Harder Minnesota Director of Hockey Administration Colgate
Brad Bombardir Minnesota Director, Player Development North Dakota
Bob Mason Minnesota Goaltending Coach Minnesota Duluth
Jamie Hislop Minnesota Scout New Hampshire
Chris Kelleher Minnesota Scout Boston University
Steve Poapst Minnesota AHL Assistant Coach Colgate
Bill Berglund Montreal Amateur Scout Boston State
Scott Mellanby Montreal Dir., Player Personnel Wisconsin
Geoff Molson Montreal Owner, President and CEO St. Lawrence
Mark Mowers Montreal Pro Scout New Hampshire
Pat Westrum Montreal Amateur Scout Minnesota
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
Shawn Dineen Nashville Pro Scout Denver
Lou Lamoriello New Jersey CEO/President/GM Providence
David Conte New Jersey Exec. VP, Hockey Operations/Director, Scouting Colgate
Chris Terreri New Jersey Goaltending Coach Providence
Scott Lachance New Jersey Scout Boston University
Gates Orlando New Jersey Scout Providence
Lou Reycroft New Jersey Scout Brown
Ed Thomlinson New Jersey Scout North Dakota
Chris Lamoriello New Jersey Sr. VP, Hockey Operations/AHL GM Providence
Dave Caruso New Jersey AHL Goaltending Coach Ohio State
Doug Weight NY Islanders Asst. 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
Jack Capuano NY Islanders Head Coach Maine
Bob Corkum NY Islanders Assistant Coach Maine
Greg Cronin NY Islanders Assistant Coach Colby
Trent Klatt NY Islanders Head Amateur Scout/Player Development Minnesota
Marty Reasoner NY Islanders Player Development Boston College
Chris O'Sullivan NY Islanders Scout Boston University
David Hymovitz NY Islanders Scout Boston College
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
Doug Holewa NY Islanders AHL Assistant Coach Conn. College
Brendon Clark NY Rangers Amateur Scout Merrimack
Gordie Clark NY Rangers Director, Player Personnel New Hampshire
Kevin Maxwell NY Rangers Director, Pro Scouting North Dakota
Jerry Dineen NY Rangers Video Coach SUNY-Plattsburgh
Ken Gernander NY Rangers AHL Head Coach Minnesota
Pat Boller NY Rangers AHL Assistant Coach SUNY-Potsdam
Brian Leetch NHL Manager, Player Safety Boston College
Wes McCauley NHL Referee Michigan State
Tom Kowal NHL Referee Alaska Anchorage
Bob Janecyk Ottawa Amateur Scout Chicago State
Steve Stirling Ottawa AHL Assistant Coach Boston University
Neil Little Philadelphia Amateur Scout Rensselaer
John Riley Philadelphia Amateur Scout Princeton (Coach)
Joe Mullen Philadelphia Assistant Coach Boston College
Chris Pryor Philadelphia Director, Hockey Operations New Hampshire
Paul Holmgren Philadelphia President Minnesota
Ross Fitzpatrick Philadelphia Pro Scout Western Michigan
Jason Botterill Pittsburgh Associate General Manager Michigan
Tom Fitzgerald Pittsburgh Assistant General Manager Providence
Randy Sexton Pittsburgh Co-Director, Amateur Scouting St. Lawrence
Jay Heinbuck Pittsburgh Co-Director, Amateur Scouting 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
Scott Bell Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Minnesota
Al Santilli Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Curry
Warren Young Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Michigan Tech
John Hynes Pittsburgh AHL Head Coach Boston University
Jay Woodcroft San Jose Assistant Coach Alabama-Huntsville
Jim Johnson San Jose Assistant Coach Minnesota Duluth
Tim Burke San Jose Director of Scouting New Hampshire
David Cunniff San Jose AHL Assistant Coach Salem State
Brett Hull St. Louis Executive VP Minnesota Duluth
Mike Antonovich St. Louis Amateur Scout Minnesota
Ty Conklin St. Louis Goaltending Development Coach New Hampshire
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
Brian Putnam Tampa Bay Amateur Scout New Hampshire
Jon Cooper Tampa Bay Head Coach Hofstra
George Gwozdecky Tampa Bay Assistant Coach Wisconsin
John Lilley Toronto Amateur Scout Boston University
John McMorrow Toronto Amateur Scout Providence
Jim Hughes Toronto Director, Player Development Providence
Rob Cowie Toronto Pro Scout Northeastern
Steve Spott Toronto Assistant Coach Colgate
Dave Nonis Toronto Sr. VP, General Manager Maine
Mike Sullivan Vancouver Assistant Coach Boston University
Judd Brackett Vancouver Amateur Scout Conn. College
Chris MacDonald Vancouver Amateur Scout Western Michigan
Wyatt Smith Vancouver Amateur Scout Minnesota
Neil Komadoski Vancouver Professional Scout Notre Dame
Brett Henning Vancouver Professional Scout Notre Dame
Todd Reirden Washington Assistant Coach Bowling Green
Brett Leonhardt Washington Video Coach Neumann College
A.J. Toews Washington Amateur 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 Pro Scout Princeton
Wil Nichol Washington Amateur Scout Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Scott Murray Washington Associate Goaltender Coach Lake Superior State
Jimmy Roy Winnipeg Coordinator, Player Development Michigan Tech
Mark Dobson Winnipeg Dir., Pro Scouting U.S. International
John Perpich Winnipeg Pro Scout Minnesota
Peter Ratchuk Winnipeg Pro Scout Bowling Green
Tavis MacMillan Winnipeg Amateur Scout Alaska-Fairbanks
Tony Borgford Winnipeg Video Coach Mercyhurst
Pat Carmichael Winnipeg Amateur Scout Air Force
Brian Renfrew Winnipeg Amateur Scout Western Michigan


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