Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, are proud to announce the addition of Dalton Johnson and Conor Hayward as Sales Executives as the organization continues to grow leading up to the 2020-21 season this fall.
“The Americans’ are committed to a club wide growth mentality as we are making the best of this challenging time by focusing on our staff and our many stakeholders. Both Dalton and Conor are rising stars with a focus on taking care of the best fans in professional hockey here in Allen. We look forward to engaging the community and making every engagement with our team memorable heading into the upcoming ECHL campaign” says new Team President | Alternate Governor Mike Waddell. “Our #FansFirst mentality comes from our owner, Jack D. Gulati, as it fuels our sales team and carries over to what Coach Martinson and the guys bring to the ice every night.”
Johnson is a 2013 graduate of Denison High School. He attended Southern Arkansas University, where he graduated in 2017 with a degree in Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation with a Sports Management Emphasis. He played four years of college golf, where he served as team captain from 2015 to 2017.
“I’m excited to begin my time with the Allen Americans,” shares Johnson. “I’m looking forward to the upcoming season and watching the Americans contend for another title.”
Hayward joins the Americans from Varidesk where he was a Business Development Executive/Mid-Market Sales. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2016 with a Bachelor of Business in Business Management Degree.
“I’m thrilled to join the Allen Americans Hockey Sales Team and start my career in the sports world,” adds Hayward. “I’m very aware of the Allen Americans rich tradition and excited to get the season underway.”
“We are very excited to welcome Conor and Dalton to the Allen Americans organization,” said Allen Americans Vice President of Sales and Marketing Robert Fatta. “Both will bring a tremendous amount of experience to our sales team while being devoted to creating fan-first experiences and continuing to help us build strong partnerships through the DFW market.”
About the Allen Americans
The Allen Americans are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League‘s Minnesota Wild and the American Hockey League‘s Iowa Wild. Championship Hockey is the backbone of the American’s franchise since being founded prior to the 2009-10 season, with the Red, White and Blue having captured two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships (2014-15 & 2015-16) and two Central Hockey League Ray Miron Cups (2012-13 & 2013-14). Americans’ home games are played at the Allen Event Center, which is located in The Village at Allen. The Allen Americans, owned by nationally respected “Serial Entrepreneur “Jack D. Gulati, begin their 12th season of professional hockey this Fall, with the full 2020-21 ECHL schedule set to be announced in the coming months. Fans can reserve season tickets now for a deposit of $50 at www.AllenAmericans.com or by calling 972-912-1000.