Kevin Saurette of Brandon has been hired as the league’s new Director of Operations, Commissioner Kim Davis announced today.
Saurette has an extensive hockey playing background in Junior A hockey, Major Junior hockey, CIS hockey and professional hockey, both in North America and Europe. He will assume his new role on August 4, working out of the Winnipeg office.
“The league office and the member teams are excited to have Kevin Saurette join us as we continue to strive for excellence as a Junior A hockey league,” said Davis. “We are fortunate to have attracted someone of Kevin’s calibre and character and we look forward to working together to strengthen the operational standards of the league.”
Saurette holds an MBA (Masters of Business Administration) from the University of Ulster – Belfast. His education credentials combined with his experience in hockey provide him with unique perspectives in the operational workings of hockey organizations.
“Kevin will play a primary role in the day to day hockey operations functions for the MJHL,” said Davis.
Saurette and his wife Sarah have two daughters.