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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
Brendan McNicholas Vice President, Media & Player Relations
Coaching Staff
Jared Bednar Head Coach
Ray Bennett Assistant Coach
Nolan Pratt Assistant Coach
Jussi Parkkila Goaltending Coach
Brett Heimlich Video Coach
Shawn Allard Skills Coach
Medical Staff
Matt Sokolowski Head Athletic Trainer
Scott Woodward Director of Rehabilitation
Donovan Delarosbil Assistant Athletic Trainer
Equipment Staff
J.C. Ihrig Head Equipment Manager
Don White Assistant Equipment Manager
Brad Lewkow Assistant Equipment Manager
Strength & Conditioning / Massage Staff
Casey Bond Strength & Conditioning Coach
Chase Engdahl Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Yevgeniy Haletskiy Massage Therapist
Pro Scouting Staff
Brad Smith Director, Reserve List Scouting
Garth Joy Sr. Pro Scout
Cody Bass Pro Scout
Dan Laperriere Pro Scout
Curtis Leschyshyn Pro Scout
Terry Martin Pro Scout
Miroslav Zalesak Pro Scout (Europe)
Amateur Scouting Staff
Wade Klippenstein Director of Amateur Scouting
Joni Lehto Head, European Scouting
Joakim Eriksson Scout
John Funk Scout
Henrik Gradin Scout
Alexei Gusarov Scout
Scott Halpenny Scout
Jerome Mesonero Scout
Jamie Porter Scout
Neil Shea Scout
Lyle Wingert Scout
Analytics Staff
Arik Parnass Director of Analytics
Mike Battaglia Director of Video Scouting
Dawson Sprigings Associate Director of Analytics & Lead Data Scientist
David Wood Hockey Analyst
Mitch Sakic Assistant Video Scout
Player Development Staff
Brian Willsie Director of Player Development
Steven Reinprecht Development Coach
Peter Budaj Development Goalie Coach
Hockey Administration

Suzanne Borchert

Executive Director, Hockey Administration

John Burbach

Director of Security

Team Services/Media Relations Staff

Erin DeGraff

Director, Team Services & Immigration

Danielle Bernstein

Senior Manager of Media Relations

Jean Martineau

Team Services & Communications Advisor

Colorado Eagles Staff (American Hockey League Affiliate)
Greg Cronin Head Coach
Aaron Schneekloth Assistant Coach
Tim Branham Assistant Coach
Ryan Bach Goaltending Coach
Steven Petrovek Director of Business Operations
Brent Woodside Head Athletic Trainer
Bryce Blinkhorn Head Equipment Manager
Kevin Gately Strength & Conditioning Coach

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