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COACHES AND MANAGEMENT
KEVIN LOWE
President Hockey Operations & Vice Chair OEG/Alternate Governor
After serving as General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers for eight seasons, Kevin Lowe was promoted to the position of President of Hockey Operations on July 31, 2008. Lowe’s promotion was part of a restructuring of the team’s Hockey Operations department by Daryl A. Katz, the organization’s owner.  ...more

CRAIG MACTAVISH
General Manager
Craig MacTavish enters his second full season as the Edmonton Oilers General Manager, being named the club’s General Manager on April 15, 2013, after serving Senior Vice-President of Hockey Operations in 2012-13. He will work closely with President, Kevin Lowe, Senior Vice-President of Hockey Operations, Scott Howson and Assistant General Manager, Bill Scott on the daily management operations of the Edmonton Oilers. ...more

SCOTT HOWSON
Sr. Vice President, Hockey Operations
Scott Howson is in his second season as Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations with the Edmonton Oilers, after rejoining the organization in 2013. In his role, Scott’s responsibilities include assisting President, Kevin Lowe and General Manager, Craig MacTavish on all duties related to the daily operations of the club as well as help oversee scouting and development of their minor league affiliates. ...more

BILL SCOTT
Assistant General Manager
Bill Scott enters his first season with the Oilers as the team’s Assistant General Manager.  The 33-year-old native of Unionville, Ontario was promoted to the position on April 21, 2014, after serving as General Manager of the Oklahoma City Barons the past 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 enters his third season with the Oilers, after being 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

MIKE SILLINGER
Director of Player Development
Mike Sillinger is in his fourth season as the Oilers’ Director of Player Development after a lengthy career in the National Hockey League. Sillinger works with Edmonton’s prospects in both the AHL and ECHL and with Oilers draft picks in the junior and college ranks. ...more

BILLY MOORES
Sr. Director of Coaching Development
& Special Projects

Billy Moores is entering his 14th season with the Oilers and second season as the Oilers Director of Coaching Development and Special Projects. In his role, Moores works with the coaching staffs of the Edmonton Oilers, the American Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Barons, the ECHL’s Bakersfield Condors and the Western Hockey League’s Edmonton Oil Kings. ...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 work closely with Assistant General Manager Bill Scott and General Manager Craig MacTavish and will oversee the Oilers’ American Hockey League and ECHL affiliate rosters. ...more

TODD NELSON
Interim Head Coach
Nelson has spent five seasons as the Head Coach of the American Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Barons. In 2014-15, Nelson has continued his success behind the bench, posting a record of 15-6-2-2 for 34 points and first place in the AHL’s Western Division through 25 games this season. During this stretch he also guided the Barons to a 10-game unbeaten streak (Nov.15-Dec.6) and eight straight wins, setting two club records..   ...more

KEITH ACTON
Associate Coach
Keith Acton, 55, spent this past season in the Columbus Blue Jackets organization, where he served as an Assistant Coach. Before joining Columbus in 2012, he served as an Assistant Coach for 10 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs (2001-11).   ...more

CRAIG RAMSAY
Assistant Coach
Craig Ramsay is entering his first season with the Edmonton Oilers, after being hired as an Assistant Coach on July 10th, 2014.
Ramsay, 63, brings over 40 years of NHL experience with seven different organizations including the Florida Panthers, Atlanta Thrashers, Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers, Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres. Most recently, Ramsay served as an Assistant Coach for the Florida Panthers for two seasons (2011-13). ...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 Coordinator
Myles is entering his sixth season with the Oilers as the club’s 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. Now in his ninth season with the Oilers, 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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