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Matt Batchelder

Vice President of Ticket Sales


Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3036


Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2013-14): 14

Best things about my job: What I do impacts the community in many different ways. Ticket sales can create memories for families, provide entertainment for friends or co-workers, and raise funds for non-profit associations.

Favorite Griffins memory: The Griffins come-from-behind victory over the Manitoba Moose in Game 7 of the 2006 North Division Finals.

Hometown: Grand Rapids

Spouse: Wendy

Children: A daughter named Ana

Pets: Dogs Misczu and Sofia

Favorite Sports Movie: The Natural

Favorite spectator sports: Baseball and hockey

Sports idol as a youth: Alan Trammell

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Favorite pro/college teams: Red Wings, Tigers, Wolverines, James Madison University Dukes.

First job: Dishwasher at Ponderosa Steakhouse


Hockey Operations

Public & Community Relations

Sales & Marketing

Finance & Administration/Ticket Operations

Griff's IceHouse at Belknap Park