King named CCM Hockey ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year


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

   
YEARWINNERTEAM
   
2015Dakota KingGwinnett Gladiators
   
2014Billy Higgins
Wheeling Nailers
   
2013Adam Dexter
Orlando Solar Bears
   
2012 Ryan Martin Greenville Road Warriors
   
2011Mike BurkheadAlaska Aces
   
2010Ben LaingStockton Thunder
   
2009Pat NoeckerReading Royals
   
2008Pat NoeckerReading Royals
   
2006Chris BurkeFresno Falcons
   
2005John JenningsFlorida Everblades
 Russ HoldenReading Royals
   
2004John KrousePensacola Ice Pilots
   
2003Tom SeveraneCharlotte Checkers