PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Tuesday that Kelly Clutter, who is the Director of Team Sales and Game Night Operations for the Wheeling Nailers, and Danielle Lucero, who is the Senior Ticket Account Executive for the Las Vegas Wranglers, have received the ECHL Ticket Executive of the Year Award.
Las Vegas raised its attendance more than 6.5 percent to 5,531 per game while Wheeling raised its attendance by more than two percent to 3,007 per game, the highest average since 2001-02 for the Nailers.
Clutter is in her fourth season with the Nailers and is a native of Wheeling. She was awarded a bachelor’s degree in sports marketing & management with a minor in communications from Marshall University and a master’s degree in sports management from West Virginia University.
Lucero joined the Wranglers in June 2003 and was named Senior Ticket Account Executive on June 28, 2005. Prior to joining the Wranglers, she assisted in media relations for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League as well as working for KKFN-AM 950 The Fan and KMGH-TV Channel 7. Lucero was awarded a bachelor’s degree in sports communication from Metropolitan State College of Denver.
ECHL Award of Excellence For Ticket Sales Winners
Year Recipient Team
2005-06 Kelly Clutter Wheeling Nailers and Danielle Lucero Las Vegas Wranglers
2004-05 Rob Patton Gwinnett Gladiators
2003-04 Brendan Desjardin Alaska Aces and Jesse Martin Mississippi Sea Wolves
2002-03 Jeff Bach Trenton Titans and Tim McGee Reading Royals