Senior Director, Communications
Phone: (719) 538-1171
Dave Fischer joined USA Hockey’s national office as the director of communications in November 2004. He was elevated to the newly created position of senior director of communications in December 2009 and is responsible for USA Hockey’s overall communications efforts, including media/public relations and content, and serves as the organization's chief spokesperson.
In his role at USA Hockey, Fischer has held the lead communications role for numerous U.S. teams at all levels, including five U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Teams (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022).
He led USA Hockey’s efforts in establishing and executing Hockey Week Across America and also guides activities – including the selection process and induction event – associated with the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.
Fischer spent 17 years at Michigan Tech University (1987-2004), where he served as assistant athletic director for communications and marketing. During his tenure, more than 40 MTU athletic publications earned citations of excellence from the College Sports Information Directors Association of America and revenue from advertising and sponsorship more than quadrupled. He was inducted into the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame in November of 2009.
While at Michigan Tech, Fischer simultaneously spent five years (1989-94) as the information director for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
He served on the CoSIDA Board of Directors from 1999-2002 and has been a member of the organization since 1987. In addition, Fischer has served on the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four staff since 1989 and was a media liaison at the 1993 U.S. Olympic Festival in San Antonio, Texas.