Front Office & Game Night Crew

FRONT OFFICE


Craig Patrick – Co-owner & President

craig@austinbruins.com

Craig Patrick, co-owner of the Bruins, has his hockey roots as a player, coach, and hockey parent. He became involved with the Bruins because of his passion for community service, youth development, and the game of hockey. Craig and his wife Michele live in Hudson, WI, and are proud to represent the Austin Bruins and all that they stand for in the community and to the development of junior hockey in Minnesota.

 

 

 

 


Mike Cooper – Co-owner & Vice President

mikec@austinbruins.com

Mike is entering his ninth season as co-owner of the Bruins. He is very active in the community, oversees day-to-day operations, and has been residing in Austin for almost 20 years. In addition to the Bruins, Mike owns many Qdoba restaurants in the Southeastern Minnesota area including the one in Austin and was formerly the owner of several Papa Murphy’s franchises throughout Minnesota and Iowa. Mike, his wife Amy, and son Troy are happy to call Austin home and look forward to another great year.

 

 



Director of Operations/Media Relations – Jarred Becker

JBecker@AustinBruins.com

Jarred enters his second season with the Bruins in the role of Director of Operations/Media Relations. Becker also serves as the Play-By-Play Broadcaster for the Bruins. Those familiar with the Grizzlies will also recognize Becker’s voice, as the California native served as Color Analyst for Rochester during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 Seasons. In addition, Becker has served as the Public Address Announcer for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League. A graduate of Waldorf University in Forest City, IA, Becker called collegiate Baseball, Softball, Hockey, and Wrestling before finding a home in the Rochester Area. He resides in Stewartville with his wife, Tiana, and their daughter.


GAME NIGHT STAFF

Public Address Announcer – Nate Andersen

Laser Show – Dave Klingfus

laser dave

Mascot – Bruiser the Bear

Official Scorekeeper – Ian Klingfus

Team Photographer

Team Videographer

Head of Off-Ice Officials– Steve Turner

Head of Security– Brian Blake

Game Night Assistants– Ryan Langen & Bianca Angell

Ticket Operations– Nancy & Stacy Clingman

Clock Operators– Scott Shaffer & Del Bakke