The ECHL announced on Thursday that Dakota King of the Gwinnett Gladiators is the 2014-15 recipient of the ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year Award, presented by CCM Hockey.
The winner is determined in a vote of the league’s equipment managers and athletic trainers. CCM Hockey recognizes the efforts and accomplishments of ECHL equipment managers and will award King a CCM gift card in honor of his achievement.
King recently completed his second year as the head equipment manager for the Gladiators after spending eight seasons as a locker room assistant. He also serves as the assistant clubhouse manager for the Gwinnett Braves and was the head equipment manager for the Georgia Force of the Arena Football League in 2012.
ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year
|2015||Dakota King||Gwinnett Gladiators|
|2014||Billy Higgins||Wheeling Nailers|
|2013||Adam Dexter||Orlando Solar Bears|
|2012||Ryan Martin||Greenville Road Warriors|
|2011||Mike Burkhead||Alaska Aces|
|2010||Ben Laing||Stockton Thunder|
|2009||Pat Noecker||Reading Royals|
|2008||Pat Noecker||Reading Royals|
|2006||Chris Burke||Fresno Falcons|
|2005||John Jennings||Florida Everblades|
|Russ Holden||Reading Royals|
|2004||John Krouse||Pensacola Ice Pilots|
|2003||Tom Severane||Charlotte Checkers|