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MWJHL names Kevin Shanahan Director of Hockey Operations - Junior Hockey News
Published: Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012
By: MWJHL Staff
SYLVANIA, Ohio - The Midwest Junior Hockey League, proud member of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), has announced that Kevin Shanahan has been named director of hockey operations and will report to MWJHL president and CEO Patrick Pylypuik and the league's Board of Directors.
Shanahan brings over 30 years of hockey experience to the MWJHL. Most recently, he has been a regional scout for the Michigan Warriors of the North American Hockey League and has been assisting the Belle Tire Hockey Association with the girls 16U Tier I team.
Along with the late Bob Clouston, Shanahan was one of the founding members of the Continental Elite Hockey League and served as its first commissioner from 2001-2004.
Shanahan has also served as a board member and secretary of the Michigan Travelers Hockey Association and Midwest Elite Hockey League, director of hockey operations, board member and treasurer of the Belle Tire Hockey Association and a board member of the Michigan National Hockey League.
Shanahan has been married to Nancy for 36 years and the couple resides in Harrison Township, Mich. They have a daughter, Andrea, who is married to Andrew Priday, and a son, Kevin Jr., who is married to Lisa with children Brayden and Maddison. Shanahan holds a BS in industrial management from Central Michigan University and has worked for Chrysler for 40 years.
ABOUT THE MWJHL
The Midwest Junior Hockey League, proud member of the AAU, will begin play during the weekend of Sept. 14, 2012 with 16 founding member teams. The league will play a total of 50 league games in its inaugural season in several minor league professional arenas.
MWJHL member teams have made a commitment to player development, advancement and maintaining a high level operation to achieve sustainable and profitable markets.
The MWJHL league office is headquartered in Sylvania, Ohio, and consists of six full-time employees.
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