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 Nonis Anaheim Assistant General Manager Maine
Kevin Murray Anaheim Scout Quinnipiac
Steve Lyons Anaheim Scout New Hampshire
Rich Preston Anaheim Scout Denver
Newell Brown Anaheim Assistant Coach Michigan State
Kevin Dineen Anaheim AHL Head Coach Denver
Darryl Plandowski Arizona Dir., Amateur Scouting Northern Michigan
Brian Daccord Arizona Special Asst. to the GM / Goaltending Ops Merrimack
Clay Adams Arizona Scout St. Anselm
Mike Guentzel Arizona Scout Minnesota
Jay Varady Arizona AHL Head Coach Union
Don Sweeney Boston General Manager Harvard
John Ferguson Boston Exec. Dir., Player Personnel Providence
Scott Fitzgerald Boston Amateur Scout SUNY-Plattsburgh
Joe Sacco Boston Assistant Coach Boston University
Bob Essensa Boston Goaltending Coach Michigan State
Mike Dunham Boston Goaltending Development Coach Maine
Jay Pandolfo Boston Assistant Coach Boston University
Glen Thornborough Boston Chief Revenue Officer Alaska Anchorage
Kevin Dean Boston Assistant Coach New Hampshire
Matt Lindblad Boston Pro Scout Dartmouth
Brett Harkins Boston Amateur Scout Bowling Green
Doug Leaverton Boston Amateur Scout Colorado College
Matt Ryan Boston Amateur Scout Niagara
Kevyn Adams Buffalo General Manager Miami
Jeremiah Crowe Buffalo Director of Scouting Clarkson
Jason Nightingale Buffalo Dir. of Analytics/Asst. Dir. of Scouting Lake Superior State
Rob Riley Buffalo Amateur Scout Boston College
Don Granato Buffalo Interim Head Coach Wisconsin
Mike Bales Buffalo Assistant Coach Ohio State
Seth Appert Buffalo AHL Head Coach Ferris State
Bob Janosz Buffalo AHL Goaltending Coach Canisius
Billy Powers Calgary Amateur Scout Michigan
Steve Pleau Calgary Pro Scout New Hampshire
Craig Conroy Calgary Assistant General Manager Clarkson
Brad Pascall Calgary Assistant General Manager North Dakota
Jordan Sigalet Calgary Goaltending Coach Bowling Green
Colin Zulianello Calgary Goaltending Development Coach Colorado College
Jim Cummins Calgary Amateur Scout Michigan State
Don Waddell Carolina President & General Manager Northern Michigan
Rod Brind'Amour Carolina Head Coach Michigan State
Jason Muzzatti Carolina Goaltending Coach Michigan State
Peter Harrold Carolina Skills Development Boston College
Joby Messier Carolina Amateur Scout Michigan State
Bobby Jay Carolina Pro Scout Merrimack
Ryan Warsofsky Carolina AHL Head Coach Sacred Heart, Curry
Patrick Dwyer Carolina AHL Assistant Coach Western Michigan
Mike Doneghey Chicago Dir., Player Evaluation and Recruitment Merrimack
Mark Kelley Chicago VP, Amateur Scouting Colby
Norm MacIver Chicago VP, Player Personnel Minnesota Duluth
Barry Smith Chicago Senior Advisor, Player Personnel Ithaca
Mark Eaton Chicago Assistant GM, Player Development Notre Dame
Chris Kunitz Chicago Player Development Adviser Ferris State
Ryan Stewart Chicago Assistant GM, Pro Scouting Canisius
Ron Anderson Chicago Senior Advisor, Player Recruitment Boston University
Rick Comley Chicago Player Recruitment Lake Superior State
Alex Brooks Chicago Head Pro Scout Wisconsin
Rob Facca Chicago Head USA Scout Nebraska Omaha
Dan Ellis Chicago Goaltending Scout Nebraska Omaha
Kevin Delaney Chicago Skating and Skills Development Lake Forest
Peter Aubry Chicago Developmental Goaltending Coach Mercyhurst
Matt Meacham Chicago Video Coach SUNY Cortland
Adam Rogowin Chicago VP, Communications 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 Development Coach Maine
Steve Reinprecht Colorado Development Coach Wisconsin
Mike Battaglia Colorado Pro Scout SUNY Geneseo
Dan Laperriere Colorado Pro Scout St. Lawrence
John Funk Colorado Scout Wisconsin
Wade Klippenstein Colorado Scout Alaska
Neil Shea Colorado Scout Boston College
Greg Cronin Colorado AHL Head Coach Colby
Aaron Schneekloth Colorado AHL Assistant Coach North Dakota
Ryan Bach Colorado AHL Goaltending Coach Colorado College
Jarmo Kekalainen Columbus General Manager Clarkson
Chris Clark Columbus Director, Player Personnel/AHL GM Clarkson
Greg Drechsel Columbus Amateur Scout Colgate
Kevin Collins Columbus Strength & Conditioning Coach SUNY-Brockport
Jarkko Ruutu Columbus European Development Coach Michigan Tech
Mike Eaves Columbus AHL Head Coach Wisconsin
Marty Turco Dallas Special Assistant to the President Michigan
Rich Peverley Dallas Player Development Coordinator St. Lawrence
Scott White Dallas Assistant General Manager/AHL GM Michigan Tech
Mark Leach Dallas Amateur Scout St. Lawrence
Buddy Powers Dallas Amateur Scout Boston University
Neil Graham Dallas AHL Head Coach Mercyhurst
Travis Morin Dallas AHL Assistant Coach Minnesota State
Shawn Horcoff Detroit Director, Player Development Michigan State
Brandon Naurato Detroit Player Development Consultant Michigan
Jeff Blashill Detroit Head Coach Ferris State
L.J. Scarpace Detroit Video Coach Michigan
Phil Osaer Detroit Head of Goaltending Scouting and Development Ferris State
Brendan Flemming Detroit Amateur Scout Stonehill
Kelly Harper Detroit Amateur Scout Michigan State
Mark Mullen Detroit Amateur Scout Boston University
Rob Rassey Detroit Amateur Scout Northeastern
Ben Simon Detroit AHL Head Coach Notre Dame
Bob Nicholson Edmonton Chairman Providence
Bill Scott Edmonton Dir., Cap Compliance Michigan State
Dave Tippett Edmonton Head Coach North Dakota
Brian Wiseman Edmonton Assistant Coach Michigan
Scott Harlow Edmonton Amateur Scout Boston College
Chris Cichocki Edmonton Pro Scout Michigan Tech
John Hill Edmonton Amateur Scout Alaska Anchorage
Paul Messier Edmonton Pro Scout Denver
Jeremy Coupal Edmonton Video Coach Rensselaer
Jay Woodcroft Edmonton AHL Head Coach Alabama-Huntsville
Bill Zito Florida General Manager Yale
Paul Krepelka Florida Asst. General Manager Princeton
Paul Fenton Florida Senior Advisor to the General Manager Boston University
Eric Joyce Florida Assistant General Manager; AHL GM Army
Blake Geoffrion Florida Assistant to the General Manager Wisconsin
Bill Ryan Florida Amateur Scout Maine
Mike Fairman Florida Pro Scout Army
Neil Little Florida Pro Scout Rensselaer
P.J. Fenton Florida Scout Massachusetts
Braden Birch Florida Director, Hockey Operations & Salary Cap Management Cornell
Mike Ryan Florida Manager, Player Development Northeastern
Ted Belisle Los Angeles Amateur Scout Bemidji State
Tony Gasparini Los Angeles Amateur Scout Minnesota Duluth
Matt Greene Los Angeles Pro Scout North Dakota
Peter White Los Angeles AHL Scout Michigan State
Blake Bolden Los Angeles AHL Scout Boston College
Mike Donnelly Los Angeles Player Development Michigan State
Mark Yannetti Los Angeles Director, Amateur Scouting Williams
Nelson Emerson Los Angeles Director, Player Personnel Bowling Green
Rob Blake Los Angeles Vice President/General Manager Bowling Green
Brooks Bertsch Los Angeles College Pro Scout St. Cloud State
John Wroblewski Los Angeles AHL Head Coach Notre Dame
Bill Guerin Minnesota General Manager Boston College
Jamie Spencer Minnesota EVP, Business Development Wisconsin
Randy Sexton Minnesota Senior Advisor to GM St. Lawrence
Ray Shero Minnesota Senior Advisor to GM St. Lawrence
Michael Murray Minnesota Assistant to GM Dartmouth
Judd Brackett Minnesota Director, Scouting Conn. College
Joe Cucci Minnesota Amateur Scout Bentley
Brian Hunter Minnesota Amateur Scout Michigan Tech
Darby Hendrickson Minnesota Assistant Coach Minnesota
Brad Bombardir Minnesota Director, Player Development North Dakota
Matt Hendricks Minnesota Asst. Director, Player Development St. Cloud State
Andy Ness Minnesota Skating and Skills Coach Augsburg
Mark Mowers Minnesota Pro Scout New Hampshire
Chris Kelleher Minnesota Director, Pro Scouting Boston University
T.J. Jindra Minnesota Video Scouting Coordinator Notre Dame
Tim Army Minnesota AHL Head Coach Providence
Richard Bachman Minnesota AHL Goaltending Coach Colorado College
Scott Mellanby Montreal Assistant General Manager Wisconsin
Geoff Molson Montreal Owner, President and CEO St. Lawrence
Trevor Hanson Montreal Amateur Scout Minnesota
Dominick Ducharme Montreal Head Coach Vermont
Nick Carriere Montreal Pro Scout - NCAA Niagara
Tom Nolan Nashville Amateur Scout New Hampshire
Jeff Kealty Nashville Assistant General Manager, Director of Scouting Boston University
Brian Poile Nashville Assistant General Manager, Director of Hockey Operations Boston College
John Hynes Nashville Head Coach Boston University
Todd Richards Nashville Assistant Coach Minnesota
Dan Hinote Nashville Assistant Coach Army West Point
Rob Scuderi Nashville Assistant Coach Boston College
David Poile Nashville President of Hockey Operations/GM Northeastern
Rob Cowie Nashville Pro Scout Northeastern
Shawn Dineen Nashville Pro Scout Denver
Tom Fitzgerald New Jersey Executive Vice President & General Manager Providence
Eric Weinrich New Jersey Development Coach Maine
Patrick Rissmiller New Jersey Development Coach Holy Cross
Scott Clemmensen New Jersey Goaltending Development Coach Boston College
Ryan Murphy New Jersey Skills Development Coach Boston College
Paul Castron New Jersey Vice President, Amateur Scouting St. Lawrence
Scott Lachance New Jersey Head of US Scouting Boston University
Jim Mill New Jersey Head of College Scouting St. Anselm
Chris Shero New Jersey Amateur Scout Boston College
Andy Schneider New Jersey Head of CHL Scouting North Dakota
Steve Smith New Jersey Amateur Scout Colgate
Lou Lamoriello NY Islanders President of Hockey Operations/GM Providence
Ken Morrow NY Islanders Director, Pro Scouting Bowling Green
Chris Lamoriello NY Islanders Assistant General Manager/AHL GM Providence
Marty Reasoner NY Islanders Player Development Boston College
John Gruden NY Islanders Assistant Coach Ferris State
Jim Hiller NY Islanders Assistant Coach Northern Michigan
Chris Terreri NY Islanders AHL Goaltending Coach/Player Development Providence
Ken Gernander NY Islanders Scout Minnesota
Greg Morrow NY Islanders Scout Ohio State
Chris O'Sullivan NY Islanders Scout Boston University
Jeremy Bachusz NY Islanders Scout Lake Superior State
Jeff Napierala NY Islanders Scout Lake Superior State
Steve Kariya NY Islanders Pro Scout Maine
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
Jed Ortmeyer NY Rangers Director, Player Development Michigan
Tanner Glass NY Rangers Asst. Director, Player Development Dartmouth
Matt Hunwick NY Rangers Player Development Michigan
Chris Drury NY Rangers President & General Manager Boston University
Mike Grier NY Rangers Hockey Operations Advisor Boston University
Kevin Maxwell NY Rangers Director, Pro Scouting North Dakota
Nickolai Bobrov NY Rangers Director, European Scouting Middlebury
Brian Leetch NY Rangers Hockey Operations Advisor Boston College
Jerry Dineen NY Rangers Video Coach SUNY-Plattsburgh
Jeff Malcolm NY Rangers AHL Goaltending Coach Yale
Pat Boller NY Rangers AHL Assistant GM SUNY-Potsdam
George Parros NHL Sr. VP, Player Safety Princeton
Kevin Westgarth NHL VP, Business Development Princeton
Brandon Blandina NHL Referee Robert Morris
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
Jack Capuano Ottawa Associate Coach Maine
Davis Payne Ottawa Assistant Coach Michigan Tech
Jesse Winchester Ottawa Player Development Coach Colgate
Don Boyd Ottawa Amateur Scout Bowling Green
Dan Boeser Ottawa Amateur Scout Wisconsin
Bob Janecyk Ottawa Amateur Scout Chicago State
John Perpich Ottawa Pro Scout Minnesota
Kurt Kleinendorst Ottawa AHL Head Coach Providence
Steve Stirling Ottawa NCAA Recruiting Coord./Pro Scout Boston University
Chuck Fletcher Philadelphia President of Hockey Ops, General Manager Harvard
Brent Flahr Philadelphia VP, Assistant General Manager Princeton
Wade Clarke Philadelphia College Scout Hobart
John Riley Philadelphia Player Development Princeton (Coach)
Brett Hextall Philadelphia Player Development North Dakota
Adam Patterson Philadelphia Video Coach Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Nick Pryor Philadelphia Amateur Scout Maine
Paul Holmgren Philadelphia Senior Advisor Minnesota
Jason Karmanos Pittsburgh Assistant General Manager/AHL GM Harvard
Mike Buckley Pittsburgh Goaltending Coach Massachusetts
Al Santilli Pittsburgh Global Crossover Scout Curry
Craig Patrick Pittsburgh Pro Scout Denver
Warren Young Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Michigan Tech
Jay Heinbuck Pittsburgh Amateur Scout Northeastern
Ty Hennes Pittsburgh Skill Development Professional Boston College
Kevin Stevens Pittsburgh Pro & Special Assignment Scout Boston College
Scott Young Pittsburgh Director, Player Development Boston University
Matt Cullen Pittsburgh Player Development St. Cloud State
Mike Sullivan Pittsburgh Head Coach Boston University
Todd Reirden Pittsburgh Assistant Coach Bowling Green
J.D. Forrest Pittsburgh AHL Head Coach Boston College
Kevin Porter Pittsburgh AHL Assistant Coach Michigan
Tim Burke San Jose Assistant General Manager New Hampshire
Neil McKenney San Jose Amateur Scout Sacred Heart
John Madden San Jose Assistant Coach Michigan
Charlie Townsend San Jose Hockey Analyst Middlebury
Mike Chiasson San Jose AHL Assistant Coach Michigan
John McCarthy San Jose AHL Development Coach Boston University
Brett Hull St. Louis Blues Ambassador Minnesota Duluth
Keith Tkachuk St. Louis Dir., Player Recruitment 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 VP, Alumni Relations Denver
Mike Van Ryn St. Louis Assistant Coach Michigan
Jim Montgomery St. Louis Assistant Coach Maine
Ricky Olczyk Seattle Asst. General Manager Brown
Dave Baseggio Seattle Director, Professional Scouting Yale
Andrew Allen Seattle Scout Vermont
Cammi Granato Seattle Scout Providence
William White Seattle Scout Connecticut College
Dave Hakstol Seattle Head Coach North Dakota
Jay Leach Seattle Assistant Coach Providence
Stephen Gionta Tampa Bay Pro Scout Boston College
Tony Hrkac Tampa Bay Pro Scout North Dakota
Brian Putnam Tampa Bay Amateur Scout New Hampshire
John Rosso Tampa Bay Asst. Dir., Player Personnel Nebraska Omaha
Jon Cooper Tampa Bay Head Coach Hofstra
Jeff Halpern Tampa Bay Assistant Coach Princeton
Derek Lalonde Tampa Bay Assistant Coach SUNY Cortland
John Lilley Toronto Director, Amateur Scouting Boston University
Scott Bell Toronto Amateur Scout Minnesota
Tony Martino Toronto Amateur Scout SUNY-Plattsburgh
Noelle Needham Toronto Amateur Scout Minnesota State
Jim Vesey Toronto Amateur Scout Merrimack
Jim Roque Toronto Pro Scout Lake Superior State
Wes Clark Toronto Asst. Dir., Player Personnel Maine
Scott Pellerin Toronto Sr. Director, Player Development Maine
Steve Briere Toronto Goaltending Coach Alabama Huntsville
Greg Moore Toronto AHL Head Coach Maine
John Weisbrod Vancouver Assistant General Manager Harvard
Ryan Johnson Vancouver Director, Player Development/AHL GM North Dakota
Troy Ward Vancouver Amateur Scout Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Wyatt Smith Vancouver Amateur Scout Minnesota
Jonathan Bates Vancouver Amateur Scout Vermont
Vincent Montalbano Vancouver Amateur Scout Assumption
Neil Komadoski Vancouver Professional Scout Notre Dame
Brett Henning Vancouver Director, Professional Scouting Notre Dame
George McPhee Vegas President, Hockey Operations Bowling Green
Kelly McCrimmon Vegas General Manager Michigan
Darren Eliot Vegas VP, Hockey Programming & Facility Operations Michigan
Misha Donskov Vegas Dir., Hockey Operations Norwich
Wil Nichol Vegas Dir., Player Development Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Mike Levine Vegas Dir., College Free Agents Utica
Bruno Campese Vegas Amateur Scout Northern Michigan
Peter Ahola Vegas Amateur Scout Boston University
Keith Veronesi Vegas Hockey Operations Assistant Connecticut College
Peter Laviolette Washington Head Coach Westfield State
Brett Leonhardt Washington Assistant Coach/Video Neumann College
A.J. Toews Washington Scout Northeastern
Brian MacLellan Washington Sr. VP and General Manager Bowling Green
Steve Richmond Washington Dir., Player Development Michigan
Brooks Orpik Washington Player Development Boston College
Jim Slater Washington Player Development Michigan State
Dick Patrick Washington President Dartmouth
Chris Patrick Washington Director, Player Personnel Princeton
Scott Murray Washington Goaltending Coach Lake Superior State
H.T. Lenz Washington Mgr., Hockey Analytics Vermont
Spencer Carbery Washington AHL Head Coach St. Norbert
Dan Hursh Winnipeg VP, General Counsel Princeton
Jimmy Roy Winnipeg Coordinator, Player Development Michigan Tech
Mark Dobson Winnipeg Pro Scout U.S. International
Peter Ratchuk Winnipeg Dir., Pro Scouting Bowling Green
Pat Carmichael Winnipeg Amateur Scout Air Force
Brian Renfrew Winnipeg Amateur Scout Western Michigan
Danny Richmond Winnipeg Amateur Scout Michigan
Scott Robson Winnipeg Amateur Scout Quinnipiac
Mark White Winnipeg Scout New Hampshire