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The Sharks introduced further hockey operations workers

San Jose, CA – San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) normal supervisor Mike Greer introduced the addition of the Sharks hockey operations workers as we speak.

Scott Fitzgerald; Director of Participant Personnel
Tom Holley; Assistant Normal Supervisor
Todd Marchant; Director of Participant Growth, Senior Advisor
Chris Morehouse; Director of Beginner Scouting
Ryan Stewart; Professional Personnel, Senior Advisor

Getting into his first season as director of participant personnel, Fitzgerald will deal with professional and novice scouting, together with potential top-two spherical picks within the NHL draft and school free brokers. He was beforehand with the Boston Bruins for 16 seasons, becoming a member of the franchise in 2006. He served in varied roles together with Chief Faculty Scout, Director of Beginner Scouting, Scouting Coordinator and Scout. He served as a scout with the Columbus Blue Jackets from 1999-2006. His brother Tom is the present normal supervisor of the New Jersey Devils.

Holley, coming into his first yr as assistant normal supervisor, will oversee the analytics division, staffing budgets and contracts. He would be the liaison between the Sharks hockey operations and enterprise departments, together with NHL scheduling for the staff. He has held varied roles in media relations and public relations, primarily with the Dallas Stars, Sharks and Cleveland Barons. He served as STARS Vice President, Communications and Broadcasting from 2013-2022 and was the Sharks Media Relations Supervisor from 2005-2013. In his function as VP with the Stars, he led the group’s efforts in hockey communications, company communications and participant relations, and served because the group’s spokesperson for all information. Holley helped earn six separate Dick Dillman Awards, together with 4 consecutive seasons with San Jose from 2007-10, introduced yearly by the Skilled Hockey Writers Affiliation to honor the work of the NHL’s prime public relations staff.

The Director of Participant Growth Group, Senior Advisor, Marchant will oversee the Participant Growth Division. Beforehand, he served with the Anaheim Geese group for 11 seasons as Director of Participant Personnel (2021-22), and Director of Participant Growth (2011-21), overseeing Anaheim’s prospects and their growth in skilled hockey. As a participant, he amassed 1,195 profession NHL video games with the New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets and Geese and scored 498 factors (186 objectives, 312 assists). He received his first Stanley Cup with the Geese in 2007, showing in 11 video games and recording three assists. Initially chosen by the Rangers within the 1993 NHL Draft (seventh spherical, 164th total), Marchant retired from the NHL on June 29, 2011.

In his function as director of novice scouting, Morehouse will oversee the Sharks novice workers and run the draft. He beforehand served three seasons as director of North American scouting with the New York Rangers. Previous to his time with the Rangers, he spent seven seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, serving three years as assistant director of novice scouting and initially becoming a member of the membership as an novice scout. As a participant, Morehouse performed two seasons adopted by two years in skilled hockey on the College of St. Thomas with the Alaska Aces, Cincinnati Cyclones, Greenville Highway Warriors (ECHL), and Tulsa Oilers (Central Hockey League). He additionally appeared at Saint Mary’s College in 2008–09 and performed junior hockey with the Moncton Wildcats within the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League, the place he served as captain in his ultimate season with the staff.

Stewart, in his first season as a senior advisor on Professional Workers, will oversee the Sharks skilled workers in North America and Europe. Previous to becoming a member of the Sharks, Stewart served in varied roles inside the Chicago Blackhawks group, most lately as assistant normal supervisor. He was director of participant growth (2019–20), director {of professional} scouting (2012–19), scout (2008–12), assistant coach in 2007–08 and video coach in 2006–07. He helped the group to 3 Stanley Cup championships in 2010, 2013 and 2015. Previous to becoming a member of the Blackhawks, he served because the ECHL’s Greenville Grohl normal supervisor in 2005–06 and was an assistant coach and assistant normal supervisor in 2004–05. As knowledgeable hockey participant, Stewart performed primarily with Greenville within the ECHL, recording 157 factors in 325 video games (69 objectives, 88 assists). In his ultimate season in 2003–04, Stewart served as staff captain. He additionally appeared in a single AHL sport with the Windfall Bruins.

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