COACHES AND MANAGEMENT
DARYL A. KATZ
Owner & Governor

Born and raised in Edmonton, Daryl Katz grew up a passionate Oilers fan.  He has a deep connection with the team’s rich history and is focused on creating the foundation for a winning tradition and bringing the Stanley Cup back to the City of Champions. ...more

BOB NICHOLSON
Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chair Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG)
Daryl Katz, Chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced April 20, 2015, Bob Nicholson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Nicholson, who joined the organization as Vice-Chair in June of 2014, will take over an expanded set of responsibilities within OEG that includes authority over all aspects of business and hockey operations for the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club.    ...more

PETER CHIARELLI
President of Hockey Operations and General Manager
Peter Chiarelli has been appointed President of Hockey Operations and General Manager. Most recently, Chiarelli served as the General Manager of the Boston Bruins for the past eight seasons. He guided the Bruins to the Stanley Cup Finals twice during his tenure in Boston, including winning the Stanley Cup in 2011.  ...more

KEVIN LOWE
Vice Chair OEG/Alternate Governor
Lowe has been instrumental in the renewed success of the team both on and off the ice and will continue to work towards the continued success of the franchise in his new role. In recent years, Lowe has been assisting the strategic rebuild of one of the outstanding franchises in the League and was an integral part of the management and scouting team that selected Taylor Hall with Edmonton’s first ever number one overall draft pick in 2010, as well as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in 2011 and Nail Yakupov in 2012.  ...more

STEW MACDONALD
Chief Revenue Officer
Stew MacDonald is responsible for the day-to-day management of all commercial initiatives of the Edmonton Oilers organization. As one of the Oilers senior executives, he leads a team responsible for ticket sales, premium seating, corporate partnerships, customer relationships, brand management, fan development, communications, broadcast, digital and game presentation.  He also oversees commercial operations for the Oilers Family Brands, which includes the Edmonton Oil Kings Hockey Club.  ...more

DARRYL BOESSENKOOL
Vice-President Finance & CFO
Darryl is responsible and accountable for all Financial, Legal, Facility Operations, HR, IT, Retail, and Administrative aspects of the hockey club. His role includes leading business relationships with ownership, lending institutions, key stakeholders, the National Hockey League, the Western Hockey League and the American Hockey League.   ...more

CRAIG MACTAVISH

Craig MacTavish, 56, was the Head Coach of the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League in 2011-12, prior to rejoining the Edmonton Oilers in management in 2012-13. He led the Vancouver Canucks’ AHL affiliate to a 42-27-7 record, third best in the conference. ...more

SCOTT HOWSON
Sr. Vice President, Hockey Operations
In his role, Scott’s responsibilities include assisting on all duties related to the daily operations of the club as well as help oversee scouting and development of their minor league affiliates.

The Toronto, Ontario native was the Oilers Assistant to the General Manager in 2000 and served as the club’s Assistant General Manager from 2001-2007, working beside General Manager Kevin Lowe in overseeing the Oilers’ hockey operations.   ...more

BILL SCOTT
Assistant General Manager
The 33-year-old native of Unionville, Ontario was promoted to Assistant General Manager on April 21, 2014, after serving as General Manager of the Oklahoma City Barons the previous four seasons. Scott played a key role in the Barons reaching the Calder Cup playoffs in all four of his seasons as General Manager.  ...more

RICK CARRIERE
 Sr. Director of Player Development
Rick Carriere was named the Senior Director of Player Development on June 28, 2012.
Carriere, 55, previously served as General Manager of the Western Hockey League’s Medicine Hat Tigers from 2000 to 2004 and then scouted for the Tigers until 2012.     ...more

BOB GREEN
Director of Player Personnel
Green, 53, joined the Oilers scouting staff in 2013 and has served as the Director of Amateur Free Agent Scouting. In his new role he will oversee the Edmonton Oilers scouting operations, as well as continue to identify and recruit NCAA, CHL and European free agents and develop a free agent priority list. ...more

KELLY BUCHBERGER
Manager Player Personnel
After six seasons as a member of the Edmonton Oilers coaching staff, Kelly Buchberger transitions into a new role as the team’s Manager of Player Personnel for the 2014-15 season. In his new role he will oversee the Oilers’ American Hockey League and ECHL affiliate rosters. ...more

TODD MCLELLAN
Head Coach
The Edmonton Oilers announced May 19, 2015 they have appointed Todd McLellan as the club’s new Head Coach.  McLellan becomes the 14th Head Coach in Oilers franchise history.

Most recently, McLellan was the Head Coach of Team Canada at the 2015 World Hockey Championship, leading Canada to their first gold medal since 2007 with an undefeated record of 10-0 and an impressive 6-1 win over Team Russia in the gold medal final.  ...more

JAY WOODCROFT
Assistan Coach
Woodcroft, 38, has spent the past five seasons as an Assistant Coach with the San Jose Sharks and has served as an Assistant Coach in the National Hockey league for eight seasons.

Prior to joining San Jose, Woodcroft spent three seasons on the Detroit Red Wings coaching staff from 2005-’08, including their 2008 Stanley Cup Championship season. ...more

JIM JOHNSON
Assistant Coach
Johnson, 52, has spent the last three seasons as an Assistant Coach with the San Jose Sharks. He has also served as an Assistant Coach for the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning, as well as the interim Head Coach with the Phoenix Coyotes in 1999-’00.  ...more

ROCKY THOMPSON
Assistant Coach
Thompson, 36, joins the Oilers after spending the past four seasons as an Assistant Coach with the Oilers American Hockey League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons.
Thompson began his coaching career in the Western Hockey League with the Edmonton Oil Kings, where he served as an Assistant Coach from 2007-10. In 2010, he joined the Oklahoma City Barons where he has enjoyed success, helping the team advance to the playoffs for the fourth straight season in 2013-14. ...more

DUSTIN SCHWARTZ
Goaltending Coach
Dustin Schwartz, 35, has spent the past four seasons as a goaltending consultant with the Western Hockey League’s Edmonton Oil Kings. During his tenure, he helped the Oil Kings collect two WHL Championships as well as a Memorial Cup in 2014. ...more

SYLVAIN RODRIGUE
Goaltending Consultant
Sylvain Rodrigue enters his second season with the Edmonton Oilers organization, assisting the goaltending coach with goaltender development and scouting. ...more

MYLES FEE
Video Coach
Fee, 33, began his career in hockey with the New York Rangers Hockey Club, where he started in Team Services and moved his way up to Video Analyst working directly under the Video Coach and team management. ...more

STEVE SERDACHNY
Skating and Skills Coach
Steve Serdachny brings an extensive background of hockey knowledge to the Oilers’ organization in his role as Edmonton’s Skills Coach. He works at improving skill sets of players at all levels of the organization, working closely with the players during training camp and throughout the season. Prior to his current position, he worked at several Oilers training camps and rookie development camps. ...more

DAVID PELLETIER
Skating Coach
The Edmonton Oilers have added former Olympic figure skating champion David Pelletier to the Oilers development team as the club’s Skating Coach. Pelletier will work closely with Player Development Director Rick Carriere and Skills Coach Steve Serdachny.   ...more

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