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Brian Schmidt

Assistant Equipment Manager

A native of Detroit, Mich., Brian comes to Rockford as the Assistant Equipment Manager after spending several seasons honing his craft with several teams around minor league hockey. His job entails helping Russ Holden with the day to day operations in the locker room, travel, maintenance and transportation of the gear.

Schmidt got his start in Rockford in the 2006-07 season, when the IceHogs won the UHL's Colonial Cup. Since then he has spent time as the Head Equipment Manager for for Bloomington (IHL), Elmira, Chicago and Bakersfield in the ECHL, and last year worked for the Mississippi RiverKings of the SPHL.

In the off season, Schmidt enjoys golfing and spends the majority of his time renovating homes and hanging out with his dog Gus.

Hockey Operations