Ian Kalanges – General Manager

This will be Ian’s sixth year as General Manager of NIU Hockey. Ian currently sits as an MACHA Board member along with being an ACHA D2 Rankings Committee member. Ian’s marketing strategies have helped raise the NIU DII teams’ attendances to over 600 people per game. Ian grew up in the Chicagoland area playing youth hockey for the Crystal Lake Leafs, Barrington RedWings, and Crystal Lake South Gators. Ian went on to attend NIU and played for their DII team. Ian graduated from NIU in 2009 with a Bachelors’ in Corporate Communications. During his time at NIU, he served as the NIU Ice Hockey Club president for three years. Outside of NIU Hockey, Ian has worked for the Phoenix Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Rockford IceHogs, and Chicago Bandits in various sales roles. Ian recently attended grad school at NIU and graduated in 2012 with a Masters’ in Sport Management. Ian currently resides in Cary, IL.

JJ Begley – Minnesota Recruiting Coordinator

JC Weems – Club President

Dr. Steven Howell – Faculty Advisor

Kim Wrona – Media Relations Coordinator & Writer

Adam Gierhart – Graphics Designer

Kevin Lucca of Lucca Alla Moda – Webmaster