Mickey is in his eighth year with the Rail Yard Dawgs and fifth as the President. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Mickey was hired to head up operations of the team in January of 2016 and started with the team in March. He first held the role of Vice President and General Manager before being promoted to President in June of 2018. Mickey had most recently worked in Peoria, Illinois, spending three years as the Assistant General Manager of the SPHL’s Peoria Rivermen. Prior to that, he spent time with the Bloomington Blaze, the Central Illinois Drive and the Bloomington Edge.
Mickey is a graduate of Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois, where he received a degree in Business Administration. He lives in Roanoke with his wife Allison and their two dogs, Sydney and Gus.
Contact Alexandra for information on corporate partnerships, mascot appearances, and marketing.
Alexandra is in her eighth year with the Rail Yard Dawgs. She first served as the Marketing Manager, then had that role expanded to Director of Corporate Partnerships and Marketing. Most recently, she was named Vice President of Business Operations in the summer of 2019. A Roanoke native, Alexandra graduated from the North Cross School in Roanoke before attending Roanoke College in Salem. She received her Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Biology.
Alexandra was a two-sport athlete for the Maroons, competing in both volleyball and tennis. She also worked for the Roanoke College sports information department while she was a student. She enjoys spending time on the river with her husband, Clark, and their former Pup of the Game, Maple. Alexandra received the SPHL’s Wanda Amos Community Service Award for the 2022-2023 season.
Ticket Sales Manager
Contact Andrew for assistance with season tickets, packages, group tickets, and donations.
Andrew is in his fifth year with the Rail Yard Dawgs. A Roanoke native, he attended Hidden Valley High School and stayed close to home to earn a Marketing degree with a minor in Economics from Radford University. When he’s not talking to our fans, he enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, and walking his rescued pup, Rusty, and wife, Lindsei.
Game Operations & Events Manager
Trevor is responsible for game day operations, video production, and event management.
Trevor is in his second season with the team. The North Carolina native graduated from Hidden Valley High School before attending Radford University where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration. Trevor has also earned his Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design from Virginia Western. Prior to starting with the Dawgs, he was a freelance graphic designer and manager at Fork in the Market. Trevor and his wife, Rachel, live in the Star City with their dog, Peach. In his free time, Trevor enjoys snowboarding, boxing, playing video games, and watching sports.
Account Executive, Ticketing & Merchandise Coordinator
Contact Warren for assistance with season tickets, packages, group tickets, donations, or any merchandise-related questions.
Warren is in his third year with the team after completing an internship in the front office in the 2021-2022 season. The Alexandria native graduated from Bishop Ireton High School before attending Roanoke College. Warren graduated from Roanoke in May of 2016 and majored in Psychology with a concentration in Statistics, as well as a minor in Health and Exercise Science. He was also a member of the Roanoke College club hockey team.
Account Executive, Ticketing
Contact Hans for assistance with season tickets, packages, group tickets and donations.
Hans is in his second season with the team; he first interned during the 2022-2023 season. Hans attended Penticton Secondary in British Columbia, Canada. He played his junior hockey in Canada in the BCHL. After a short stint over in the UK in the EIHL, Hans attended Weber State University in Ogden, Utah majoring in History with a minor in Asian studies and Chinese Language. After finishing his Masters in History at the University of Washington he worked at a number of museums across the Pacific northwest before moving to Roanoke.
In his free time he enjoys traveling, cycling and hanging out with his cat and wife, Kristen.
Head Coach and General Manager of Hockey Operations
Dan is in his seventh year with the Rail Yard Dawgs and his sixth season as head coach and general manager. The Sarnia, Ontario native has led the Rail Yard Dawgs to the President’s Cup Final in each of the past two seasons, as Roanoke won the championship for the first time in 2023. He retired following a six-year career in the SPHL during which he appeared for the Knoxville Ice Bears, Columbus Cottonmouths and Peoria Rivermen. Dan served as captain for the Rivermen for each of his final two seasons. He played in 281 career games and netted 48 goals along with 79 assists and 709 penalty minutes. Dan joined Ohio University’s staff as an assistant coach following his retirement and worked there until he was hired as head coach of the Rail Yard Dawgs in December of 2017.
Dan spends much of his free time volunteering with local youth hockey teams. When he’s not on the ice, he enjoys spending time with his wife Deanna and their two dogs, Carl and Jerry.