Bob Hoffman President
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Bob Hoffman is in his 25th season in professional sports and his 7th season with the Roadrunners bringing a wealth of sports business and marketing experience to his leadership role with the franchise.
The Northeast Ohio native (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) leads the team’s daily business operations, directing all organizational goals related to financial management, revenue generation, sales and marketing, community relations, public affairs, business analytics and administration. He also serves as the Roadrunners top and key government relations contact working closely with the City of Tucson, Rio Nuevo and Pima County on club-related matters
Prior to joining the Roadrunners, the top affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, he worked as the Executive Vice President of the Quad City Mallards (ECHL) and his previous stops include American Hockey League franchises in Utah (Grizzlies) and Louisville (Panthers). From 2007 through 2014, Hoffman worked at the League level serving as the Director of Operations/Deputy Commissioner for the Central Hockey League (CHL). While there, he oversaw all league and team operations including sales, marketing, communications, advertising and game operations.
Hoffman has earned several honors during his career including recognition as one of Utah’s top 50 marketing executives (Deseret News) and as the CHL’s Communications Executive of the Year. He also prides himself as being a “community servant” as he volunteers a good deal of his time to non-profit organizations and currently serves on the Southern Arizona Advisory Council, as a Board member for Visit Tucson, a former Honorary Commander for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and as a Board Member for the Boys and Girls Club of Tucson.
Adrian Denny Senior Director, Communications & Broadcasting
2022-2023 marks Adrian’s fifth season with the Roadrunners as the team’s Play-by-Play announcer on The CW Tucson and Fox Sports 1450 AM while also overseeing the team’s Communications department that includes: Marketing, Broadcast Operations, Media Relations, Community Relations, Digital Operations and Production. Denny can also be heard on the Tucson radio airwaves all week long during the season hosting: Roadrunners Happy Hour on Fox Sports 1450 AM, Roadrunners Reports Monday-Friday on all local iHeart Radio stations that in addition to Fox Sports 1450 AM include: KNST AM 790, 93.7 KRQ, Hot 98.3, My 97.1 and 92.9 The Bull. Denny also anchors Roadrunners Hockey Weekend that features an interview with a Roadrunners player or coach every Wednesday on local iHeartRadio stations. In Tucson, the 40-year-old resides in the Catalina Foothills and can be found running up Sabino Canyon every morning at sunrise. Adrian joined the Roadrunners in 2018 after 16 seasons with the the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies in Salt Lake where he was the team’s Vice President of Communications and Broadcasting and spent 13 seasons as the team’s Television and Radio Play-By-Play announcer. He has also called baseball on a fill-in basis for the Salt Lake Bees AAA Baseball team and started his broadcasting career working in sports radio in 2002 where over the years he has: hosted talk shows, served as a sports update anchor and show producer.
Julie Sipe Senior Director, Sales
- Email: Julie.Sipe@TucsonRoadrunners.com
Phone: (520) 777 – 6657
Julie originally joined the Roadrunners in June 2016 from Phoenix after working with the Arizona Coyotes as a Ticket Sales Representative. A native of San Diego, California, she attended the University of Arizona, receiving her degree in Marketing and Sports Management, while also working as a Marketing Intern with the Tucson Padres. She currently resides in Midtown Tucson with her husband Eric and golden retriever Jack.
Tyler Kern Director, Ticket Administration
Tyler joined the Roadrunners in June 2016 from Phoenix after working with the Arizona Coyotes as a Group Sales Account Executive. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Tyler studied at Ohio University, receiving a degree in Sports Management.
Kristin Brand Manager, Ticket & Premium Service
Kristin joined the Roadrunners in November 2021 after previously working for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Premium Department. She was born in Colorado Springs, CO and graduated from Colorado State University with a major in Business Management and double minors in Spanish and Sports Management. She currently resides in Vail with her roommate and co-worker Alyssa.
Jimmy Peebles Coordinator, Communications & Broadcasting
Jimmy joined the Roadrunners in November of 2020 writing for TucsonRoadrunners.com and co-hosting the Tucson Roadrunners Insider Podcast. He also hosts Roadrunners pregame and postgame shows on Fox Sports 1450 AM and services media relations responsibilities for the team. He was born in Vancouver, Washington and resides near the U of A Campus where he completed his Business Economics degree in May of 2023.
Rachel Skeem Coordinator, Creative Content
Rachel was born in Tacoma, WA, and attended Brigham Young University (BYU) where she studied film and motion design and received a BA in Media Arts Studies. After graduation, she worked as a marketing specialist intern at Virtual Athletics League and also served as a graphic artist at ABC4 Utah in Salt Lake City, gaining valuable experience in the media industry. Rachel currently resides in East Tucson with her husband, Cooper where they also recently moved to with their beloved Chihuahua, Sarafina.
Ryan Lothman Coordinator, Game Presentation
Ryan joined the Roadrunners full-time in August of 2022, after previously working for SJSU Athletics, FC Tucson, and the Tucson Roadrunners as a Game Presentation Intern. He was born in Cypress, California, before attending San Jose State University. While there, he earned a degree in Kinesiology/Sport Management, before earning a master’s degree in Marketing at The University of Arizona. During his time at SJSU, Ryan was a member of both the ice hockey and roller hockey teams. He currently resides in North Tucson.
Alyssa Norman Coordinator, Corporate Service
Alyssa joined the Roadrunners in September of 2022 after previously working as a Business Development Assistant for Pegula Sports & Entertainment with the Buffalo Sabres and in Game Day Operations for the Toronto Blue Jays. She was born in Burlington, Vermont and is a native of Madrid, New York. Norman graduated from Niagara University with a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Marketing and minors in Communications and Sport Management; while also earning a Master of Science in Sport Management. She currently resides in Vail.
Azaph Crespo Ticket Sales Account Executive
Phone: (520) 372-8531
Azaph joined the Roadrunners in February of 2021 as an Intern and was promoted full-time to a Ticket Sales Account Executive in May of 2021 after previously serving as a TEP Accounting Intern. He was born in Nogales, Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Degree in Marketing and Sports Business Management.
Mirsa Chaverry Ticket Sales Account Executive
Mirsa Chaverry joined the Roadrunners in November of 2022 after previously working as a Group Sales Representative for Modesto Nuts Baseball Club and as a Sales Service and Events Intern for the Stockton Heat Hockey Club. She was born in Manteca, California and graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor’s of Political Science and a Masters in Sport Management at University of San Francisco. She currently resides in East Tucson.
Ericka Rios Communications & Broadcasting Representative
Ericka joined the organization in October of 2021 to create content for Roadrunners social media and as a producer for the Roadrunners Insider Podcast, Happy Hour Radio Show and other team broadcasting and marketing content. She was born in Colorado Springs and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Degree in Broadcast Journalism, while also working as a Digital Content Intern with FOX 10 in Phoenix and KVOA News 4 Tucson. She currently resides in Midtown Tucson.
Zach Eidenschink Ticket Sales Representative
Phone: (520) 372-8532
Zach joined the Roadrunners in September 2021 after previously working as an equipment manager and ticket representative for the Tucson Sugar Skulls. He was born in Tucson, Arizona where his parents are also Tucson natives with his 2 sisters and 2 brothers. He is currently at the University of Arizona studying communication and minoring in business. He shares a dog with roommates, a pit bull named Matches.
Tanner Radnothy Ticket Sales Representative
Phone: (520) 372-8535
Tanner joined the Roadrunners in January of 2022 after interning with the Tucson Sugar Skulls. He was born in Tucson, Arizona and is currently a senior at the University of Arizona studying at the Eller College of Management Business Management with a certificate in Sports Management. He resides near the University Area.
Nico Saavedra Ticket Sales Representative
Nico Saavedra joined the Roadrunners in November of 2022 after previously working with Oak Street Health Outreach and as a Marketing Intern at the University of Arizona. He was born in Tucson and studied Sports and Society at the University of Arizona. He currently resides in East Tucson with his dog Louie.
Domonique Webb Community Relations Representative
Domonique joined the Roadrunners in December of 2021. She was born in Greeley, Colorado and is currently at the University of Arizona studying Marketing. She is involved Kappa Kappa Gamma, and Eller Social Media Club and resides in Tucson.
Brad Koerner Communications & Broadcasting Intern
Alana Rennie Game Operation Intern