Crelin Named Coordinator Of Business Operations

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced that it has hired Ryan Crelin as Coordinator of Business Operations.

Crelin, who began his duties on May 24, will assist with business, administrative and financial matters, including league box office responsibilities.

The native of Middletown, N.J. worked for the ECHL during the 2005-06 season as an intern for both marketing and team operations. He was awarded his bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in sport management & marketing from Seton Hall University in May 2006.

He was president of the sport management student association at Seton Hall and was instrumental in orchestrating the largest single-day blood drive at a New Jersey university for four consecutive years, including 2006 when more than 350 pints were donated. He was also a member of the national business honor society and the sport management honor society as well as the marketing honor society. He played ice hockey at Seton Hall while also refereeing youth hockey. Crelin has also assisted at special events for the New York Metrostars and the New York Giants as well as working as an intern for Concerts East, Inc.