FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Falcons announced that they have hired Greg Svarczkopf as their athletic trainer and Ben Laing as their equipment manager.
The Falcons are the ECHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League and the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Mike Haviland, who is one of two coaches to lead two different teams to the Kelly Championship, and John Torchetti, who was a coach and player in the ECHL, are assistant coaches for the Blackhawks.
Svarczkopf has worked the last three seasons in professional hockey, including in the ECHL with Trenton and Pensacola, while Laing joins the Falcons after working and managing in hockey retail. and he attended Monroe Community College in Rochester.