MacDonald comes to the Firebirds with more than 13 years of experience in the sports technology field. Prior to Flint, he was an assistant coach and video coordinator for the Plymouth Whalers for four seasons from 2010-14 under Mike Vellucci.
“Scott has a skill set that is really going to help compliment Paul and myself on a daily basis,” said Firebirds Head Coach Ryan Oulahen. “He brings a lot of OHL experience to our club and we look forward to getting started on the second season together.”
MacDonald holds a degree from the University of Michigan in Sports Management & Communications and has worked with various respected organizations such as the United States Olympic Committee, New England Patriots, New York Islanders, New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators.
“It’s a great feeling to have the opportunity to work with the Firebirds’ organization,” said MacDonald. “I’ve worked with many guys on the staff in the past and I’m looking forward to bringing a winning program to the City of Flint.”