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Kevin Couture joined USA Hockey in November 2004 as the Coordinator of Growth and Development for inline hockey. He remained in that role for three years before becoming the Coordinator of Adult Hockey, a position that he held from September 2007 to June 2009. Couture was then named the Manager, Adult Hockey where he managed the growth of USA Hockey’s Adult Program and managed the department’s tournament schedule, including Adult Classic tournaments, Adult National Championships and the Labatt Blue/USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championship. During this time, he also served as the Team Leader for USA Hockey’s first Development Sled Hockey Team during the buildup to the Vancouver Paralympic Games.
One year later, in April 2010, he was named Events Manager and served as project manager and daily liaison between USA Hockey and its hosting partners for all events, including the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, NY, the 2012 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Burlington, VT and the inaugural CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in 2012. In November 2014, he was named Director, Events. In this position, Couture serves as the primary interface between USA Hockey and its hosting partners and affiliate event organizations such as the International ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), and directs all areas of event management and execution for events that fall within USA Hockey’s business unit, including RFP development, contract negotiation, budget management, ticketing, marketing and promotions. As a member of the Marketing Department, Couture also manages a portfolio of corporate partners and is involved in the servicing of all partners as it pertains to their event specific rights.