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Blackhawks Add Brackenbury to Hockey Operations Staff

by Chicago Blackhawks Press Release / Chicago Blackhawks
General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the Blackhawks have added Curtis Brackenbury to the Blackhawks Hockey Operations Staff. Brackenbury will be the Director for Performance Development. "Curtis is going to work closely with our strength, conditioning and skating coached to insure that all our performance programs are working together to help the team's overall performance," Tallon said.


Curtis Brackenbury has achieved world-class success in three different sports. As a hockey player, Curtis played 11 years professionally in both the NHL and WHA. Following his hockey career, Curtis went on to perform as a triathlete, completing the 1985 Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii and then sailed for Canada in the 1987 America's Cup in Perth, Australia.

After competing as an athlete, Curtis became a research associate at the Australian Institute of Sport. His enthusiastic pursuit of knowledge and acquisition of data to build profiles and create customized strategies for coaches and players in both the athletic and corporate arenas.

Curtis Brackbenbury is President of Scipertek International, a multidisciplinary company providing innovative solutions to maximize human performance and optimize intra-team relationships. Scipertek combines propriety management practices with scientific expertise of world-renowned educators, coaches, and specialists to establish the company as a leader in sports performance.
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