The Florida Panthers announced today that Chris Wojcik has been named the Senior Director of Communications for the Florida Panthers. In this role, Wojcik will serve as the communications contact for the hockey operations department, coaches and players. He will also direct day-to-day media relations activities for the team at home and away games.
“We are very excited to have Chris join the Florida Panthers,” said Panthers Executive Chairman Peter Luukko. “His valuable experience will be a great asset to our organization as we continue to strengthen our relationships with the media, while increasing and monitoring the exposure and awareness our team receives in South Florida and beyond.”
Prior to joining Florida, Wojcik spent five seasons with the Arizona Coyotes as the Senior Manager of Media Relations and Director of Media Relations. During his time with the Coyotes, they twice made the playoffs and advanced to the Western Conference Final in 2012.
Before working in Arizona, Wojcik spent five seasons as the media relations contact for the University of Vermont (Hockey East). He also was the radio play-by-play voice for the Catamounts for two seasons that included a trip to the 2009 Frozen Four in Washington, D.C., and a NCAA Tournament berth in 2010.
A native of Adams, Mass., Wojcik graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He received his master’s degree in public administration from the University of Vermont.