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Ellingson Named Executive Director

By Jr Gamblers, 05/19/14, 6:45PM CDT


The Jr. Gamblers are pleased to announce Kent Ellingson has accepted the role of Executive Director.  As the Jr. Gambler’s Executive Director, Kent will be responsible for the oversight of the organization, ensuring our compliance of our mission and the overall growth of our program.  He will develop and maintain relationships within the hockey community and will help to develop and maintain a positive reputation and culture.  Kent is a longtime supporter of the Jr. Gambler organization as he has been involved as a coach and has participated on the board of directors for several years.  His background as a Sports and Recreation Youth Director at the Heart of the Valley YMCA along with his position as a Unit Director for the Boys and Girls Club has provided Kent with the necessary experiences for his success in this role.   Kent and his three children; Simon, Maddox and Tatum reside in Green Bay and are seen on weekends at numerous hockey rinks.   

"The Jr Gamblers are very fortunate to find someone with the experience both inside the organization and in the community that Kent has.  His background in youth sports development will be instrumental to continue the successful journey of this organization”.   – President Staci Kring

“I am very excited for the opportunity to lead the Jr Gambler Hockey Association. I look forward to continuing to build relationships with hockey communities and also grow the association” – Kent Ellingson

Please help me to welcome and congratulate Kent as the Jr. Gambler Executive Director.


Staci Kring
President Jr. Gamblers