The 2017-18 season is Mike’s 17th overall with the Rockford IceHogs, including 11th during the team's AHL era.
Mike oversees the IceHogs' Business Operations, which includes the ticket and corporate sales, game operations and communication departments. Prior to assuming the role of Director of Business Operations, Mike served as the IceHogs play-by-play broadcaster and Director of Communications. Mike received the AHL's Ken McKenzie Award in 2016, awarded to the AHL executive who accomplished the most during the season in promoting their team. He was also the recipient of the 2005-06 United Hockey League Public Relations Director of the Year Award and the 2004-05 UHL Broadcaster of the Year Award.
The St. Paul, Minnesota native attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Communications. Mike was also a four-year varsity athlete at UWSP, competing in cross-country and track and field.
The 39-year old attended Rockford Jefferson High School. Mike enjoys sports, music, working out and is an avid Minnesota fan (especially the Twins!) Mike, his wife Andie, daughter Madeline and sons Michael and Grayson reside in Rockford.
Favorite Movie: Miracle, Dumb & Dumber
Favorite Musical Artist: Dave Matthews Band, Garth Brooks, Chumbawamba
Favorite Sports Team: Minnesota Twins
Favorite Food: Capri Pizza