Marketing & Communications
Phone: (719) 538-1158
Mike Bertsch began working at USA Hockey in September 2003 as the senior director of corporate affairs and was then promoted to assistant executive director of marketing and communications. Bertsch is responsible for directing all functions for the marketing and communications department, including USA Hockey Magazine, USA Hockey’s website and event management.
Before joining USA Hockey, Bertsch worked with Current Inc. and Deluxe Corporation for 14 years in various roles, including director of materials and head of corporate procurement. He also served as vice president of the human resources, operations and marketing departments.
Prior to his corporate career, Bertsch had a prominent hockey career at Colorado College as both a player and coach. He appeared in 124 games and logged 145 points for the Colorado College men’s ice hockey team from 1969-73 and returned to his alma mater in 1978 as assistant coach for the Tigers. In 1982, Bertsch assumed the head coaching role and led Colorado College through the 1987-88 season.