Full Staff

Bill Yuill

Chairman & CEO, CSH International, Inc.

Bill Yuill is Chairman and CEO of The Monarch Corporation, a private investment company with corporate offices in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. The corporation is the parent company for three holding companies, Monarch Venture Inc, Consolidated Sports Holdings Ltd, and Traxx Transportation. Each of these holding companies have numerous operating companies. For more information on The Monarch...
Bart Rogers

Chief Operating Officer/Owner

Bart Rogers enters his fourth full season back in Peoria overseeing the Rivermen and the day-to-day operations of the franchise. Rogers recently spent 7 years as the Vice President/General Manager of U.S. Cellular Coliseum, located in downtown Bloomington, Illinois. The Coliseum, now known as Grossinger Motors Arena, fast became one of the premier, mid-sized, multi-purpose facilities in the...
Jean-Guy Trudel

General Manager

Jean-Guy Trudel became the 19th head coach in Peoria Rivermen franchise history on May 25, 2013 and served as the team’s first head coach in its Southern Professional Hockey League era. He also became the third former player to return as head coach and enters his seventh year as a professional head coach for the 2019-20 season.   In six years with the Rivermen, Trudel has amassed an overall...
Katie Pogeman

Assistant General Manager - Tickets

Katie Pogeman is in her 13th season with the Rivermen and was named Assistant General Manager - Tickets for the team’s inaugural season in the Southern Professional Hockey League.   The native of Lafayette, Indiana has spent parts of her past ten seasons as the Director of Client Services as well as an Account Executive for the team. She currently oversees the ticket department working to...
Andrew Cohen

Director of Business Development

Andrew Cohen enters his fifth season as a full-time member of the Rivermen front office staff after being named Director of Business Development in August of 2016. He served as the Rivermen equipment manager for the team's first three seasons in the SPHL and was named Director of Operations in June 2014, taking on an expanded role with the Hockey Operations department until his move to the...
Andrew Mossbrooks

Director of Communications/Broadcasting

Andrew Mossbrooks enters his first season in Peoria as he handles play-by-play duties and all communication facets of the Peoria Rivermen organization.   Born and raised in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, Andrew graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania in 2018 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and an option in Broadcasting. There, he served as voice of the Millersville...
Mark Thompson

Business Development Executive

Mark Thompson enters in his 1st year with the Peoria Rivermen as a Business Development Executive.   Born and raised in St. Paul, MN, Mark graduated in 2010 from Brown College with a degree in Radio Broadcasting. Mark spent two years as the Sports Director for KCCR/KXLS in Pierre, SD. In 2012, Mark joined the Brookings Blizzard of the North American Hockey League, (NAHL), where he was their...
John Collin

Account Executive

John enters his first season with the Peoria Rivermen, serving as one of the team's Account Executives.    Currently in his senior year at Bradley Univeristy, John is a dual major, pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in both Sports Communications and Marketing. The 21-year-old Gurnee, Illinois native has a plethora of experience behind the mic during college, serving as the play-by-play broadcaster...
Colin Siefert

Account Executive

Colin enters his first year with the Peoria Rivermen, serving as one of the team's Account Executives.    Colin has spent most of his life in his hometown of Dunlap, Illinois. He began his college tenure locally at Illinois Central College, before transferring to Inidiana University, where he looks to earn his Bachelor's Degree in Sports Marketing and Management. The 23-year-old is expected...
Ben Pollard

Account Executive

Ben is in his second year with the Peoria Rivermen, and first as one of the team's Account Executives.    A junior at Bradley University, Pollard majors in Sports Communications and is taking a minor in Business Administration. Ben's first year with the Rivermen saw him as a gameday intern, working with the Game Operations Department. At school, he writes for the Bradley...
Kamden Herges

Equipment Manager

Kamden Herges enters his first full season with the Peoria Rivermen as the team's Equipment Manager. A native of Mahomet, IL, Herges spent time in the locker room helping the team last season before being named Equipment Manager to start the 2019-20 season.    Herges, 24, spent two years with the USHL's Central Illinois Flying Aces as the team's Equipment Manager from 2017-19. Growing up,...
Max Finley

Athletic Trainer

Max Finley enters his first season with the Peoria Rivermen as the team's Athletic Trainer. Finley, 25, is a Peoria Native and was assigned to the Rivermen by Midwest Orthopaedic Center in Peoria, IL. Finley grew up playing hockey as well. His time on the ice includes being under Rivermen coach Jean-Guy Trudel as a player for the NA3HL Peoria Mustangs, along with playing college hockey at the...
Alex Teichman

Graphic Design/Social Media Assistant

Alex Teichman joins the Rivermen for the 2019-20 season as the assistant for graphic design and social media. Teichman, 19, manages all social media accounts during all Peoria Rivermen home games, and creates several graphic elements used for the Rivermen's various digital platforms.    Teichman, 20, is a graphic design major at Heartland Community College. He is originally from the Chicago...