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Calder Cup Champions -'13 '17

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Erwin Chad

Chad Erwin

Director of Ticket Operations and Analytics


Phone: (616) 831-5930


Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2019-20): 13

What you love most about working for the Griffins: Watching the arena fill up and the noise and enthusiasm the fans bring whether we win or lose.

Favorite Griffins memory: Being a part of two Calder Cup championships.

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Tomas Tatar

Hometown: Lapeer, Mich.

Spouse’s name/year you were married: Karrie, 2009

Children: Sophia & Adeline

College degree/year/school: Hospitality and Tourism Management from Grand Valley State University, 2009

Sports idol(s) as a youth: Steve Yzerman

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A hockey player

First job/your age: When I was 16, I worked as an usher at a movie theater.

Most exciting/unique thing you’ve done or place you’ve visited: I traveled to London and Cardiff in 2013 and 2017.

Sports played growing up: Hockey, soccer, track

Favorite foods: Better Made Potato Chips, Thai, and Tacos

Favorite music artists: Anberlin, Taking Back Sunday, Phish, Jack Johnson, Gary Clark Jr.

Favorite spectator sports: Soccer, hockey, baseball

Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Chelsea FC, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Traveling, playing soccer, going to the beach, brewery tours & beer tasting, listening to music and attending other sporting events

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