Piecuch returns to Thunder as president

Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Islanders and AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, announce the hiring of Dave Piecuch as team president.

Piecuch is a familiar face to Thunder fans as he directed the sales and service efforts for the Thunder from the inaugural season in 2005 to 2013 as the vice president of sales. He was awarded the 2008 and 2011 ECHL Ticket Sales Executive of the Year along with leading the Thunder staff to the ECHL Ticket Sales Department of the Year award in 2006 and 2010. The new Thunder President joined Sonoma Raceway in 2013 and managed regional and national corporate partnerships for major motorsports events including NASCAR, NHRA and IndyCar.

Prior to starting with the Thunder in 2005, Piecuch served as vice president of the United Hockey League’s Adirondack Frostbite 2002-05 and a sales Manager with the Coach USA Center and Elmira Jackals from 2000-02.

Piecuch graduated from Fredonia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing in 1998.