Sabres Staff


Owner/CEO/President Terry Pegula
Owner Kim Pegula
General Manager Kevyn Adams
Chief Operating Officer Pete Guelli
Senior Vice President of Business Operations Rob Minter
Associate General Manager Jason Karmanos
Assistant General Manager Mark Jakubowski
VP of Hockey Strategy and Research Sam Ventura
Director of Pro Scouting Jeremiah Crowe
Director of Amateur Scouting Jerry Forton
Assistant Director of Amateur Scouting Jason Nightingale
Scout Graham Beamish
Scout Kevin Devine
Scout Brad Dexter
Scout Austin Dunne
Scout Anders Forsberg
Scout Frank Musil
Scout Tristan Musser
Scout Ruslan Pechonkin
Scout Marty Stein
Scout Lukas Sutter
Scout Tommi Vesanen
Data Scientist Domenic Galamini, Jr.
Data Engineer Matt Barlowe
Director of Team Operations Cole Burkhalter
Manager of Hockey Technology/Team Operations Kyle Kiebzak
Coordinator of Hockey Administration Brett Ruff
Executive Assistant Terri O'Brien
Head Coach Lindy Ruff
Assistant Coach Mike Bales
Assistant Coach Matt Ellis
Assistant Coach Marty Wilford
Video Coach Justin White
Head Equipment Manager Dave Williams
Assistant Equipment Manager George Babcock
Assistant Equipment Manager Ben Laing
Equipment Assistant Keith Hayes
Director of Player Development Adam Mair
Development Coach Tim Kennedy
Development Coach Zach Redmond
Goaltending Development Coach Seamus Kotyk
Medical Director Les Bisson, M.D.
Head Athletic Trainer Rich Stinziano
Associate Athletic Trainer Bob Mowry
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist Michael Adesso
Head Massage Therapist/Mobility Specialist Brett Crompton
Director of Physical Performance and Head Strength Coach Ed Gannon, Ph.D.
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach J.T. Allaire
On-Ice Rehab and Skating Instructor Mike Ansell
Lead Sports Scientist Dean Higham
Sports Dietitian Christine Dziedzic
Team Psychologist Amanda Edwards
Team Chiropractor Don Dudley
Head Team Physician Marc Fineberg, M.D.
Team Physician Dr. William Wind
Team Physician Dr. Geoffrey Bernas
Team Physician Rajiv Jain, M.D.
Team Physician Michael Freitas, M.D.
Team Dentist David Croglio, D.D.S.
Emergency Medicine Physician Torsten Behrens
Emergency Medicine Physician Jennifer Pugh
Emergency Medicine Physician Heidi Suffoletto
Emergency Medicine Physician Dylan Tinnesz
VP of Arena Operations Stan Makowski, Jr.
Sr. Director of Arena Operations Beth Guiliani Gatto
Event Manager Nikki Miller
Event Manager Alex Fusani
Director of Security Marc Brenner
Director of Building Services Dennis Hooper
Technical Communications Manager Ken Dowd
Technical Communications Manager Jake Nowak
Sr. Manager of Parking Sam Buffum
Assistant Parking Manager Jamar Young
Parking Admin. Assistant Jessica Rutkowski
Parking Attendant Rocco Scanzuso
Engineer Stephen Gore
Chief Engineer Paul Zolnowski
Director of Facilities Michael McCrea
Maintenance Crew Jason Sattleberg
Maintenance Crew Tim Zawadzki
Maintenance Crew Ben Zink
Ice Technician John Young
Maintenance Crew Jacob Dove-Duckett
Maintenance Crew Josh Hosey
Engineer Andrew Chamberlin
Head Ice Technician Eric Doering
Ice Technician Branden Kelley
Housekeeping Manager Rashad Dukes
Housekeeping Manager Rodney Bailey
Housekeeping James George
Operations Assistant Nicole George
Housekeeping Event Supervisor Angelo Sciandra
Housekeeping Tanya Ruffins
Housekeeping Rick Golden III
Operations Coordinator Julie Krzyanowski
Security Officer Larry Amacher
Security Officer Dave Coleman
Security Officer James Shaw
Security Officer Timothy Jeziorski
Security Officer Victor Freeman
Security Officer Kyle Weaver
Security Officer Pat Fitzgerald
Security Officer Keith Nunn
Security Officer Cory Drenko
Security Officer James McDuffie
Security Officer Crystal Nunz
Security Officer Greg Wingerter
Changeover Manager Vincent Monico
Changeover Crew Steven Metzger
Changeover Crew Corey Papaj
Changeover Crew Andrew Wozniak
Changeover Crew Michael DiSanto
VP of Business Development Joe Foy
Manager of Corporate Partnerships Charlie Cannan
Director of Partnership Activation Ally Pawarski
Director of Corporate Partnerships Clint Wulfekotte
Sr. Manager of Partnership Activation Kristy Playfair
Associate Manager of Media Dan Peters
Associate Manager of Partnership Activation Sam Burgasser
Associate Manager of Partnership Activation Taylor Eaton
Associate Manager of Partnership Operations Kimberly Milleville
Director of Merchandise Mike Kaminska
Merchandise Manager - Event Sales Jeff Smith
Store Manager Dashawn Richardson
Assistant Store Manager Rebecca DiLisle
Assistant Store Manager Tyler Ruderman
Retail Associate Nolan Barker
Creative Director Vicki Sitek
Director of Video Andy Quinn
Chief Photographer Bill Wippert
Photographer Ben Ludeman
Motion Designer Michael Califano
Motion Designer Dylan Goodsell
Graphic Designer Dylan Nowak
Editor/Videographer Scott Balzer
Graphic Designer Kyle Wittek
Director of Game Presentation Kelsey Barrick
Manager of Game Presentation Travis Fuller
Videoboard Director Aaron Pike
Game Presentation Coordinator Melanie Basile
VP of Financial Planning and Analysis Kyle Allen
Controller & VP Gabrielle Ruhland
Assistant Controller Terence Shannon
Sr. Accounting Manager Maggie Stewart
Financial Analyst Alexandra Rados
Senior Accountant Danielle Vis
Accounts Payable Lead Kim Binkley
Staff Accountant Leanne Miliotto
Office Efficiency and Engagement Coordinator Oliva Aceto
Manager of Payroll and HRIS Dena Fowler
Payroll Coordinator Cynthia Matteson
Payroll Coordinator Sydney Fitch
VP of Hospitality Dominic Verni
Buffalo Sabres Executive Chef Kevin Kruzynski
Buffalo Sabres Exec Sous Chef Katherine Kraft
Buffalo Sabres Sous Chef Keith Gilman
Buffalo Sabres Line Cook Nicholas Carr
Buffalo Sabres Line Cook Sara Smith
VP of Human Resources Erin Fierle
Human Resources Manager Amanda Czajka
Senior Human Resources Coordinator Katie Hirtreiter
Talent Acquisition & Engagement Lead Brianna Courtney
Director of IT Nathan Brozyna
Systems Analyst Mike Walker
Systems Analyst Jacob Fisher
VP of Legal Affairs David S. Zygaj
Manager of Legal Affairs Kim Szymanoski
VP of Marketing Cara Murphy
Digital Marketing Manager Nicholas Ruggiero
Digital Marketing Coordinator Colin Greenway
Manager of Fan Development Jeremy Cohen
Marketing Manager Michael Whitney
Marketing Coordinator Kayla Burns
Events & Experience Manager Julie Mogavero
Events & Experience Coordinator Lydia Aroune
VP of Community Relations/President of Sabres Foundation Rich Jureller
Community Relations Coordinator Tyler Ford
Fundraising Coordinator Amber Murphy
Sr. Youth Hockey Manager Ed Grudzinski
Youth Hockey Coordinator Matthew Torres
Director of Alumni Relations Larry Playfair
Director of Live Events Rob Crean
Live Events Marketing Manager Vilona Trachtenberg
VP of Revenue Strategy Frank Batres-Landaeta
Director of Ticket Sales and Service Zach Johnston
Director of Ticket Operations Marty Maloney
Manager of Premium Hospitality John Ricotta
Account Service Manager Nicholl Martin
Box Office Manager Paul Barker
Box Office Administrative Manager Gretchen Knott
Sr. Ticket Operations Coordinator Melissa Eagen
Account Service Representative Joe Braniecki
Account Service Representative Maggie Christy
Account Service Representative Heather Cummings
Account Service Representative Nick Cuomo
Account Service Representative Caitlin Helfeldt
Account Service Representative Jake Maryniewski
Account Service Representative Lauren Rachal
Account Service Representative Rebecca Roman
Premium Sales Representative Brian Bilski
Premium Service Representative Kevin Bailey
Ticket Operations Coordinator Zachery Meranto
Ticket Operations Coordinator Christopher Miller
Ticket Sales Representative Jacob Bett
Ticket Sales Representative John Posch
Ticket Sales Representative Melissa Rugg
Ticket Sales Representative Braeden Smail
Ticket Sales Representative Jordan Edelstein
VP of Media and Content Chrisanne Bellas
Production Coordinator Kate Murphy
Game Producer Joe Pinter
TV Director Matthew Gould
Production and Graphics Manager Jason Wiese
Broadcast Engineer Ray Riel
Production Assistant Tom Meka
Technical Communications Manager Jake Nowak
Play-By-Play Announcer Dan Dunleavy
Color Commentator Rob Ray
Studio Host/"Sabres Live" Co-Host Brian Duff
Studio Analyst/"Sabres Live" Co-Host Martin Biron
VP of Brand and Digital Strategy Anna Stolzenburg
Director of Social Media Alexi Spector
Director of Media & Content Jami Cohen
Social Media Coordinator Gabrielle Healy
Social Media Coordinator Kurt Haumesser
Manager of Media and Content Jourdon LaBarber
Media and Content Coordinator Katelyn Kardaman
Videographer/Editor Sam Korotkin
Videographer/Editor Shae Labbe
Supervising Producer Michelle Giardi Zumwalt
VP of Communication Nicole Hendricks
Director of Communications Chris Dierken
Communications Coordinator Mitchell Courtney
Communications Coordinator Kelsey Smith
Data Analyst Zach Bolotsky
Data Analyst Nithin Reddy
CRM Administrator Jess Petti




Telephone/Executive Offices (716) 855-4100
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