A picture of the Flint Firebirds Hockey Club arena in the OHL. The Dort Federal Event Center.

Flint Firebirds Hockey Club

3501 Lapeer Rd.
Flint, MI 48503

Firebirds Reception: (810) 742-2004
Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center:
(810) 744-0580 (+ extension below)
Fax: (810) 744-2906

Executive Team 

Position Name Ext. Email
Governor Rolf Nilsen
President Costa Papista 222
Vice President Terry Christensen 221

Front Office

Position Name Ext. Email
Director, Finance & Accounting Monika Kronenberger 224
Director, Broadcasting & Communications Dominic Hennig 223
Business Development, Ticket Sales Dominic Gutierrez 216
Events Coordinator Karla Turner 213
Game Day Operations Manager Katie Roe 207
Video Production Manager Jenna Sztuczko 226
Digital Content Coordinator Jimmy Metiva 215
Ticket Sales, Account Executive Joel Root 207
Ticket Sales, Account Executive Jordan Veiga 207
Communications & Public Relations Intern Mitchell Miller 223
Social Media Intern Jada Smith
Head Off-Ice Official Rick Pontisso
Public Address Announcer Justin Thomas
In-Game Arena Host Lyndsey Lewis
In-Game Arena Host Ashley VanOchten
Graphic Designer Kat Kronenberger
Team Photographer Danen Williams
Team Photographer Ron Crichton

Hockey Operations

Position Name Ext. Email
VP of Hockey Operations & General Manager Barclay Branch 201
Assistant GM & Director of Player Development Joe Stefan 201
Head Coach Ryan Oulahen
Associate Coach Paul Flache
Assistant Coach & Video Coordinator Scott MacDonald
Goaltending Coach Greg Stefan
Head Athletic Trainer Alex Covers, AT, ATC 
Head Equipment Manager Mike Hildenbrand
Assistant Equipment Manager Brandon Schroeder
Equipment Intern Colin McKay
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach James Malechek, MS, CSCS
Sports Psychology Coach Michael P. Stacey II, MS, CSCS, USAW-1
Academic Advisor Nathan Riek
Host Family Coordinator Meredith Hamo



Position Name Email
Head Scout Dave McParlan
Scout Kyle Branch
Scout Derek Langlois
Scout Joe McCann
Scout Mike Oliverio
Scout Garrett Rutledge
Scout Tom Watson


Medical Staff

Position Name
Head Athletic Trainer Alex Covers, AT, ATC
Head Orthopedic Physician Dr. Matthew C. Sardelli, MD
Team Orthopedic Physician Dr. Aaron Wynkoop, MD
Team Orthopedic Physician Dr. Hussein Saghir, DO
Head In-Game Physician Dr. James Walter, MD
In-Game Physician Dr. Teresa Sherman, MD
Head Team Dentist Dr. Mark Knight, DDS
Team Dentist Dr. Ashley Hankinson, DDS
Sports Psychology Coach Michael P. Stacey II, MS, CSCS, USAW-1
Emergency Response Team Mobile Medical Response (MMR)


Dort Federal Event Center Management

Position Name Ext. Email
Box Office 209
General Manager Jeremy Torrey 204
Business & Box Office Manager Mary Nagy 209
Operations & Housekeeping Manager Shamika Roots
Operations & Maintence Manager Gary Foerster
Lead Ice-Technician John Arndt
Concessions Manager Bobby Harris 208
Bar Supervisor Kim Skellenger
Assistant Concessions/Bar Supervisor Annette Orth
Head Usher Larry Webb