Hockey Operations


Michael Ilitch

Owner & Governor

Marian Ilitch

Owner & Secretary-Treasurer


Christopher Ilitch

President and CEO, Ilitch Holdings, Inc.
Governor, President and CEO, Detroit Red Wings

Jim Devellano

Sr. Vice President & Alternate Governor

Steve Yzerman

Executive Vice President & General Manager

Nicklas Lidstrom

Vice President of Hockey Operations

Shawn Horcoff

Assistant General Manager
General Manager, Grand Rapids Griffins

Kris Draper

Assistant General Manager
Director of Amateur Scouting

Niklas Kronwall

European Player Development

Bryan Campbell

Director of Statistical Analysis & Hockey Administration

Dan Kosinski

Hockey Operations Data Analyst

Jiri Fischer

Associate Director of Player Personnel

Dan Cleary

Assistant Director of Player Development

Aaron Kahn

Director of Hockey Operations

Dwayne Blais

Player Development Consultant

Paul MacDonald

Vice President of Finance

Khalil Reed

Team Services Manager

Lisa Wright

Executive Assistant


Derek Lalonde

Head Coach

Bob Boughner

Associate Coach

Alex Tanguay

Assistant Coach

Jay Varady

Assistant Coach

Alex Westlund

Goaltending Coach

LJ Scarpace

Video Coordinator

Jeff Weintraub

Assistant Video Coordinator


Kirk Maltby Pro Scout
Kyle MacKinnon Pro Scout
Chris Yzerman Pro Scout
Boyd Gordon Pro Scout
Brian Flynn Pro Scout
Tommy Boustedt European Pro Scout
Jesse Wallin Chief Amateur Scout
Kelly Harper Amateur Scout
Brendan Flemming Amateur Scout
Ross Yates Amateur Scout
Bryce Thoma Amateur Scout
Kevin Gibson Amateur Scout
Corey Crocker Amateur Scout
Greg Hawgood Amateur Scout
Phil Osaer Head of Goaltending Scouting and Development
Hakan Andersson Director Of European Scouting
Vladimir Havluj European Scout
Antonin Routa European Scout
Nikolai Vakourov European Scout
Thomas Carlsson European Scout

Training Staff

Mike Barwis Director of Sports Science and Human Performance
Piet Van Zant Head Athletic Trainer
Russ Baumann Physical Therapist and Assistant Athletic Trainer
Robert Campbell Head Strength Coach
Nick Lucius Physical Therapist and Assistant Strength Coach
Britta Ottoboni Massage Therapist
Lisa McDowell, MS, RD, CSSD Team Dietitian
Dr. Tony Colucci Team Medical Director
Dr. Doug Plagens Team Physician
Dr. Donald Weaver Team Physician
Dr. Jeffrey Boogren Team Dentist
Dr. Randy Freij Team Dentist
Dr. Marc Gray Team Chiropractor
Paul Boyer Head Equipment Manager
John Remejes Assistant Equipment Manager
Brady Munger Assistant Equipment Manager


Ken Kal Radio Announcer, 97.1 The Ticket
Paul Woods Radio Announcer, 97.1 The Ticket
Ken Daniels Television Announcer, Bally Sports Detroit
Mickey Redmond Television Announcer, Bally Sports Detroit