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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - General Manager

FlintWith the franchise since its inception in 2005, Doungchak handles general day-to-day operations of the franchise. He has bachelor's degrees in Finance, Marketing and Economics from the University of Oregon, where he played two seasons with the Oregon hockey team, a Division II ACHA program. His more than 30 years of experience in hockey, both as a player and a hockey administrator, serve to assist the coaching staff on player recruitment and development. Doungchak's primary focus is the long-term development of the players as they move from the junior through college ranks.

In recent years, Doungchak has been with USA Hockey (USAH) as a team leader at the National Development Camps for the 14 and 15 age groups. At the district level, his involvement includes serving as both an evaluator and team leader for all age groups (14-17) for the District Select Camps, and in 2011 the Girls District Select Camp. Also in 2011, he was named as head coach for the Kent State Pacific District 15 Team. Since 2003, Doungchak has been the head instructor for the USAH District Coaching Education Program (CEP) in Oregon.

At the state level, Doungchak was recently named coach-in-chief. Just completing his 21st season as a coach, Doungchak has a long career as a volunteer for the local youth hockey association at all levels, and holds a Level 4 coaching card. He is also one of the members of the association's Coaching Committee and plays a large role in the implementation of the USAH American Development Model (ADM) at the local and state levels.

Doungchak is the vice president of the Northern Pacific Hockey League (NPHL), the league in which the Generals play. Doungchak has served as general manager of the Best of the Rest for the past two seasons,  the NORPAC All-Star Team that attends the National Tournament.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Associate General Manager and EGHN Executive Producer

StimsonAlex Stimson is entering his seventh season as the executive producer and member of the EGHN broadcasting team. The 2017-18 season will be Stimson's third season where he will serve as the associate general manager to Flint Doungchak. Stimson, a Southern California native, attended the University of Oregon studying both Economics and Political Science. While doing play-by-play announcing during Generals home games, Stimson also helps out in day-to-day operations and marketing.

In addition to his duties with the Generals, Stimson serves as the PA announcer for the University of Oregon Women's Lacrosse and Soccer teams. He also spends time working for University of Oregon Athletics and its website GoDucks.com, as well as Fox Sports and the Pac-12 Network.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Executive Assistant and Director of Corporate Services

ToshiaToshia Holden attended Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, and received her bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising in 2006. She moved to Eugene shortly after graduation, and currently assists the general manager, Flint Doungchak, in providing support and services to customers including group sales, banquet services and season tickets.

Holden has been a part of the Generals and the Rink Exchange since 2006. Throughout her 11 years with the Generals, Holden has been instrumental in team operations. In addition to the aforementioned customer support and services, Holden also helps out in areas such as game day operations, merchandise/gift shop sales and sponsorships.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Head Athletic Trainer and Team Chiropractor

Dr. Garreth MacDonald is a chiropractic physician and serves as the team's head athletic trainer, handling all injuries and rehabilitation. Dr. MacDonald has a degree in Kinesiology, the science of human movement. Dr. MacDonald has also completed a five-year course in the field of chiropractics and postgraduate studies in injuries.

Dr. MacDonald has been with the Generals since 2006 and has received the Norma J. Evans Volunteer of the Year Award twice. He works at the Cascade Health Center in Eugene where he practices chiropractics.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Western Regional Scout

A native of Denver, Colorado, Kyle Ruchas spent three seasons playing for the Generals from 2012-15. During his time with the Generals, Ruchas established himself as an anchor and leader on defense. In his first two seasons, Ruchas was an assistant captain before being named captain during the 2014-15 season. Ruchas currently attends Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington where he plays for the Eagles hockey team of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL).

Ruchas will help Head Coach Justin Kern recruit and scout players in the Western and Rocky Mountain states. He will be attending scouting camps and showcases in the Western region, inlcuding those in his home state of Colorado.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Northern Plains and Central Scout

A Eugene Generals alumnus, Erik Kroll played from 2005-07, where he led the team to its only Cascade Cup Final in 2006 and followed it up with a Co-Championship during the 2007 playoffs. He then continued on to Concordia University-Wisconsin where he played Division III NCAA hockey. At Concordia, he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Kroll will assist Flint Doungchak in scouting and recruiting players in the Northern Plains and Central Districts.

Dr. Paul Bilder, M.D. - Medical Director and Team Physician

Dr. Paul Bilder graduated from Albany Medical College in New York, completed his internal medicine, pulmonary disease and intensive care training at the University of Utah in 1976. He has practiced in Oregon ever since. He is presently one of the coaches in the lacrosse program at Roseburg High School. Dr. Bilder has volunteered as the Generals' team physician and goal judge since the team’s inception in 2005. His sons have been involved with the Generals in management and play.

Dr. Michael Koester, M.D. - Team Sports Medicine Primary Care Physician

Dr. Michael Koester, a nonsurgical sports medicine specialist, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal health. He is trained in both pediatric and adult sports medicine, but has a special interest in the evaluation and care of injuries in children. Dr. Koester also directs the Slocum Sports Concussion Program. His areas of expertise in the active adult population are knee, shoulder and running injuries. Natives of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Koester and his wife are happy to be back in Oregon to raise their three children.

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