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: 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.
Favorite Thing About Tucson: Weather, the warmer the better
Favorite Food: Burgers and Fries, Pizza, Steak, Mexican Food
Favorite Sports Team: Tucson Roadrunners, Arizona Coyotes
Hobbies: Running, Skiing, watching hockey, football and baseball
Favorite Song/Band: All eras of country music
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.
Favorite Thing About Tucson: Wildcat Basketball
Favorite Animal: Penguin
Childhood Hero: LaDainian Tomlinson
Favorite Band: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Tyler Kern Director, Ticket Administration
Phone: (520) 777 – 6763
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.
Favorite Thing About Tucson: Tucson Roadrunners
Favorite Movie: Miracle
Favorite TV Show: Sons of Anarchy
Favorite Sports Team: Arizona Coyotes
Nick Fuentes Manager, Group Sales
Phone: (520) 777 – 6871
Nick joined the Roadrunners in November of 2018 from the Arizona Coyotes where he served as a Ticket Sales Representative. He was born in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Degree in Business Administration. He also served as an Intern for FC Tucson. He currently resides in East Tucson.
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.
Favorite Food: Breakfast burritos
Favorite Movie: The Sandlot
Hobbies: Hiking, playing tennis
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. He was born in Vancouver, Washington and resides near the U of A Campus where he is completing his Business Economics degree.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT TUCSON: The Roadrunners
FAVORITE FOOD: Steak
FAVORITE MOVIE: Napoleon Dynamite
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Trailer Park Boys
Ethan Crick Coordinator, Marketing
Ethan was born in Calgary, Alberta and raised in California. He attended Berkeley where he played hockey and earned his degree. After college, Ethan worked as a Marketing Coordinator for the San Jose Barracuda. He currently resides in North Tucson.
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite TV Show: Futurama
Favorite Animal: Dog
Favorite Sports Team: Chargers
Favorite Band: The Cure
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, and their beloved Chihuahua, Sarafina.
Favorite Movie: Everything Everywhere All At Once
Favorite TV Show: Cowboy Bebop
Favorite Animal: Koala
Hobbies: Playing video games, playing the piano, creating cosplay, reading, drawing
Favorite Band: Gorillaz
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.
Favorite Thing About Tucson: Saguaro National Park
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld, Parks and Recreation
Hobbies: Playing Ice and Roller Hockey, Golfing and Hiking
Favorite Band: Boston
Caleb Dehning Coordinator, Mascot/Community Relations
Caleb is from Topeka, KS. He attended Concordia University – Chicago, where he graduated with a BA in Communications. Caleb joined the Roadrunners in October 2021.
Favorite Food: Any kind of pasta
Favorite Animal: River Otter
Hobbies: Golfing, biking, playing tuba
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.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT TUCSON: The sun/sunsets! The view of the mountains and the warm weather are tied for second.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Gone Girl
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Summer House
HOBBIES: Reading, Traveling, Listening to Podcasts, Photography, Chasing Sunsets, and Volunteering in the local community.
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.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Howls Moving Castle
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Attack on Titan
HOBBIES: Gaming and streaming on Twitch
CHILDHOOD HERO: Taylor Swift
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.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT TUCSON: Hiking
FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken Alfredo Pasta
FAVORITE MOVIE: The Truman Show
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Smallville
FAVORITE SONG/BAND: Last Christmas by George Michael
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.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT TUCSON: The artwork around town
FAVORITE FOOD: Fettuccine Alfredo
FAVORITE MOVIE: Toy Story
CHILDHOOD HERO: Derek Rose
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.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Blade Runner 2049
FAVORITE TV SHOW: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
HOBBIES: Playing the bass guitar, lifting weights, golfing, fantasy football
FAVORITE SONG/BAND: No Quarter by Led Zeppelin
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.
FAVORITE FOOD: Tacos
FAVORITE MOVIE: The Avengers
FAVORITE TV SHOW: The Office
CHILDHOOD HERO: Superman
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.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT TUCSON: Sunsets
FAVORITE FOOD: Pickles
FAVORITE MOVIE: Dirty Dancing
FAVORITE TV SHOW: New Girl
FAVORITE ANIMAL: Donkey
Josh Skrill Staff Accountant
Phone: (520) 372-8534
Josh joined the Roadrunners in July of 2021. He was born in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona with a Degree in Accounting. He currently resides in the Catalina Foothills with his cat and dog.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT TUCSON: The view of all the mountains.
FAVORITE FOOD: Hot Wings and Pasta.
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Greys Anatomy and New Girl.
HOBBIES: Drawing, Hiking, Drag Racing, and Playing Hockey.
Brad Koerner Communications & Broadcasting Intern
Kingsley Brandle Corporate Partnership Intern
Alana Rennie Game Operation Intern
Nolan Herr Game Operation Intern
Brooke Bartishell Game Operation Intern
Samantha Minkin Community Relations Intern