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Colorado Avalanche Coaches and Staff

Executive Staff
E. Stanley Kroenke Owner/Chairman, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC
Josh Kroenke President/Governor, Avalanche & Vice Chairman, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC
Joe Sakic Executive Vice President/General Manager/Alternate Governor
Craig Billington Assistant General Manager, Avalanche & General Manager, Colorado Eagles
Chris MacFarland Assistant General Manager
Charlotte Grahame Vice President of Hockey Administration
Coaching Staff
Jared Bednar Head Coach
Ray Bennett Assistant Coach
Nolan Pratt Assistant Coach
Jussi Parkkila Goaltending Coach
Brett Heimlich Video Coach
Medical Staff
Matthew Sokolowski Head Athletic Trainer
Scott Woodward Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist
Dusty Hibdon Assistant Athletic Trainer
Equipment Staff
J.C. Ihrig Head Equipment Manager
Cliff Halstead Associate Equipment Manager
Brad Lewkow Assistant Equipment Manager
Strength & Conditioning/Massage Staff
Casey Bond Strength & Conditioning Coach
Chase Engdahl Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Gregorio Pradera Massage Therapist
Pro Scouting Staff
Brad Smith Director, Reserve List Scouting
Garth Joy Sr. Pro Scout
Cody Bass Pro Scout
Mike Battaglia Pro Scout
Dan Laperriere Pro Scout
Curtis Leschyshyn Pro Scout
Terry Martin Pro Scout
Miroslav Zalesak Pro Scout (Europe)
Arik Parnass Hockey Analyst
Dawson Sprigings Hockey Analyst
Amateur Scouting Staff
Alan Hepple Director of Amateur Scouting
Joni Lehto Head, European Scouting
John Funk Scout
Henrik Gradin Scout
Alexei Gusarov Scout
Wade Klippenstein Scout
Jerome Mesonero Scout
Don Paarup Scout
Norm Robert Scout
Neil Shea Scout
Lyle Wingert Scout
Player Development Staff
Brett Clark Development Coach
Steven Reinprecht Development Coach
Brian Willsie Development Coach
Shawn Allard On-Ice Performance Consultant
Jean-Ian Filiatrault Development Goaltending Coach
Tracy Tutton Skating Coach
Communications / Team Services / Website

Jean Martineau

Senior Vice President, Communications & Team Services

Brendan McNicholas

Vice President of Media Relations

Erin DeGraff

Director, Team Services & Immigration

Ron Knabenbauer

Website Manager

Danielle Bernstein

Media Relations Coordinator

Callie Parmele

Website Coordinator
Colorado Eagles Staff (American Hockey League Affiliate)
Greg Cronin Head Coach
Aaron Schneekloth Assistant Coach
Ryan Tobler Assistant Coach
Ryan Bach Goaltending Coach
Steven Petrovek Business/Video Coordinator
Brent Woodside Head Athletic Trainer
Tim Martin Strength & Conditioning Coach
Tony Deynzer Head Equipment Manager
Bryce Blinkhorn Assistant Equipment Manager