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

Flint

A founding member of the team in 2005, Flint’s strengths and experience in hockey for over 30 years both as a player and a hockey administrator serve to assist the coaching staff on player recruitment and development. His major role lies in the long term development and placement of the players as they move from Junior through the college ranks.

Doungchak currently serves as the USAH Pacific District Coach in Chief, and he has also serves USA Hockey (USAH) at the District and National Player Development Camps at the 14 and 15 & 16 age groups. Most recently, Flint served as a Camp Director at the USAH Player Development Camp in Amherst, NY and Director of USAH Western Regional High Performance Camp. 

His international experience includes respresenting Team USA as the Under-17 Five Nations tournament as a team leader in 2016 in Dallas, TX, where the team took the Gold Medal. In 2018, he also served as team leader for the Under-17 Five Nations team that went to Piestany, Slovakia. 

 

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.