Pierre Dorion finished his his ninth season with the Senators in 2015-16 and his third campaign as an assistant general manager after being promoted on Jan. 13, 2014. Prior to his being named assistant general manager, Dorion spent four-plus seasons as director of player personnel.
Senior hockey advisor
Bryan Murray was named general manager of the Ottawa Senators on June 18, 2007. The sixth general manager in the Senators' modern era, the 2015-16 campaign marked his 34th consecutive in the NHL. On Jan. 13, 2014.
Assistant general manager
Randy Lee entered his 21st season with the Senators in 2015-16 and his third as assistant general manager after being promoted to the role on Jan. 13, 2014. Lee was also promoted to the role of Binghamton Senators' general manager on the same date.
Senior advisor of hockey operations
Daniel Alfredsson entered his first season as a member of the Senators hockey management staff in 2015-16 after being hired by the club on Sept. 17, 2015. Alfredsson returned to Ottawa to retire as a member of the Senators on Dec. 4, 2014.
Manager of hockey administration
Allison Vaughan entered her 24th season with the Senators in 2015-16. She began her career as part of the Terrace group that brought the Senators back to Ottawa in the early 1990's.
Player development coach
Shean Donovan entered his second season as a member of the Senators hockey management staff in 2015-16 after originally being hired by the club on Sept. 11, 2014. Donovan, who retired as a player following his third season with the Senators in 2009-10.
Director, team services
Coordinator, hockey operations
Head athletic therapist
Gerry Townend begins his 13th season as the Senators' head athletic therapist in 2015-16 after originally joining the club ahead of the 2002-03 campaign. Prior to arriving in Ottawa, he spent 10 seasons as the head athletic therapist for the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts, winning the Grey Cup at the conclusion of both the 1996 and 1997 seasons. Townend, who has participated in three international tournaments over the course of his career, worked most recently with Hockey Canada's athletic staff at the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Belarus. He and his wife, Marni, live in Stittsville with their two daughters, Mikayla and Carlee.
Head equipment manager
John Forget enters his first season as the Senators head equipment manager in 2015-16 after spending the 2014-15 campaign as an assistant equipment manager with the Vancouver Canucks. He worked the 1,000th game of his professional hockey career while with the Canucks on Feb. 26 of last season at Buffalo. Prior to arriving in Vancouver, Forget spent the previous season as head equipment manager with the Utica Comets, the Canucks' American Hockey League affiliate. Forget worked in the same capacity with the Montreal Canadiens' AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs, from 2008 to 2013. He originally joined the Bulldogs in 2005 as assistant equipment manager and won the Calder Cup with the club in 2007. Forget lives in Kanata with his fiancée, Sheena and their son, Holden.
Assistant athletic therapist
Domenic Nicoletta enters his seventh season as assistant athletic therapist with the Senators in 2015-16 after spending the previous five campaigns as head athletic therapist for Ottawa's AHL affiliate, the Binghamton Senators. Ottawa's 4-2 win at San Jose on Feb. 28 of last season marked the 1,000th professional hockey game of his career. Nicoletta began his career as an assistant athletic therapist with the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts, where he worked for one season. He then spent two years in Ottawa with the Senators as assistant athletic therapist from 2002-03 to 2003-04. He and his wife, Jenny, live in Kanata with their son, Luca, and daughter, Ella.
Assistant equipment manager
Ian Cox begins his first season with the Senators as the team's assistant equipment manager in 2015-16 after spending the last four seasons as the head equipment manager with the St. John's IceCaps, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets. Prior to arriving in St. John's, Cox spent the three previous campaigns with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Halifax Mooseheads. He also earned the honour of being named to Hockey Canada's training staff for the 2010 IIHF U18 World Junior Championship in Belarus while working with the Mooseheads. Cox and his girlfriend, Megan, live in central Ottawa.
Shawn Markwick enters his ninth season as the Senators' massage therapist in 2015-16, after originally joining the club ahead of the 2007-08 campaign. He has more than 20 years' experience as a massage therapist in Ottawa. At the conclusion of the 2013-14 season, he earned the honour of being named to Hockey Canada's training staff for the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Belarus. Markwick and his wife, Angela, live in Stittsville and have three children, daughters Lindsay and Emma and a son, Ben.
Assistant conditioning coach
Rob Mouland enters his fourth season as the Senators' assistant conditioning coach in 2015-16 while also serving in the dual role as the head strength and conditioning coach for the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators. An Ottawa native, Mouland primarily assists Senators' conditioning coach Chris Schwarz with both in-season and off-season testing and training sessions in addition to preparing in-season training programs for players in Binghamton. Mouland is also a contributor to the team's summer development and rookie camps. A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Mouland obtained a bachelor of science in kinesiology degree in 2011.