Director of Broadcasting and Media/Sales
Michael Wisienski enters his first season with the team after just graduating from Millersville University this past May. He received a degree in Communications with a focus in Broadcasting. Michael spent his four years at Millersville being the play-by-play broadcaster for the Ice Hockey Club. He also was involved in the on campus television station (MUTV) and was a member of The National Broadcasting Society. In his last semester of college he interned for the ECHL Reading Royals, where he spent every game making a demo reel, interviewing players, and writing game recaps. When asked about how he felt about joining the Jamestown Rebels he had this to say “I am very pleased to be working with this organization and am looking forward to my first broadcast with the team. I appreciate the Rebels giving me this opportunity to prove myself just months after graduating, and I look forward to working in the NAHL”.
Director of Community Relations/Sales
Tommy Gerace was born and raised in Jamestown, NY, the second-oldest of 7 children, and begins his first season as Director of Community Relations with the Rebels. He played youth hockey from age 5 to 18 through the Chautauqua County Youth Hockey Association’s Jamestown Lakers, winning the Midget 18u Tier III NYS Amateur Hockey Association Championship in 2013. After studying at Jamestown Community College for two years, and graduating from home in 2014, Tommy began his coaching career, coaching multiple age groups ranging from 8u to Varsity in both head and assistant coaching capacities. He continues to coach the Jamestown Raiders High School Varsity team, winning the AAU New York State Championship in 2017-2018. Along with hockey, Tommy’s passions also include music, as he co-operates and teaches drums/percussion at local music schools SoundRhythms Studios as well as The Music Conservatory. Regarding his new position, Tommy stated “I’m beyond grateful to have been given the opportunity to grow the Rebels throughout the city of Jamestown and the greater Chautauqua County area. Passion for hockey runs deep in Jamestown and bringing the community together with the Rebels will be an exciting, rewarding mission”.
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