Back Row: Matt Rypien, Katie Glynn, Evan Kent
Middle Row: David Maher, Sheldon Button, Ashley Hammond, Meghan Gosse, Megan Coombs, Keely O’Brien, Sarah Power, Grant Maddigan, Aaron Churchill, Catherine Hutchens, Craig Ford, Chris Batstone, Jessica Baldwin
Front Row: Chris Glynn, Kory Harnum, Rob Adams, Buddy the Puffin, Jordan O’Rielly, Matt Drover, Ken O’Leary, Emily Warren
Missing from photo: Kenny Mahoney, Samantha Carroll-Rolo
The IceCaps Game Crew represents the St. John’s IceCaps organization at games and events in the community. They are primarily responsible for making sure our fans have the best experience possible! At games, the Game Crew executes in-stands and on-ice contests, activities and promotions such as t-shirt launches, trivia contests and intermission games. The Game Crew also represents the St. John’s IceCaps organization at various events and appearances in the community, such as charity functions, fan development events, promotional events and marketing initiatives.
Public Address Announcer
A native of Grand Falls-Windsor, Chris has been a broadcaster since the age of 14 and has been on the air in the metro region professionally since he was 18. Chris has worked just about every format and job in radio. He was an original and is a current member of the roster at 97-5 K-Rock. Chris has been the voice of Mile One Centre since 2003 including being the voice of the St. John’s Maple Leafs, St. John’s Fog Devils and now the St. John’s IceCaps. He has voiced countless Hockey Canada tournaments, NHL exhibition games, Herder Memorial Championships and recently Kraft Hockeyville plus its surrounding events.
Game Day Host
Jessica was born in Fredericton, NB and lived in Dartmouth, NS before moving to Newfoundland in 2005. In October of 2012, she became the In-Stand Announcer for the St. John’s IceCaps after working as a Game Crew member during the team’s inaugural season. She has always had a passion for broadcasting and public speaking as she was the voice of the “Summer on the Coast” promotion with Coast 101-1 FM Broadcasting in 2010. And in 2008, she won her first pageant within her hometown of Carbonear, NL. In April 2012, Jessica received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Memorial University of Newfoundland and now works as the Communications & Partnerships Coordinator for Skills Canada- NL division.
Originally a “shore boy”, Sheldon is from Mobile on the Southern Shore where he grew up playing hockey. He fell in love with music as a toddler as his parents would always play records. His love of music and radio took him to Halifax where he became a graduate from the Atlantic Broadcasting Institute, getting his feet wet in audio and television production. He is currently a Producer at Steele Communications where you can hear him voice hundreds of commercials for stations like VOCM, Hits FM, and K-Rock. He is an on-air announcer for 103.9FM KIXX Country in Carbonear and hosts various live events throughout the city of St. John’s. His love of hockey and music is now combined as he plays your tunes throughout each IceCaps home game.