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 third 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 twelfth 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 fourth 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...
Brady Cufaude

Athletic Trainer

Brady Cufaude, 25, is an employee of Midwest Orthopaedic Center, and is in his first season as the Athletic Trainer for the Peoria Rivermen. Cufaude is a native of Pekin, Illinois, graduating from Pekin Community High School in 2012 and earning his undergraduate degree from Millikin University in May 2016. Prior to his time with the Rivermen, Cufaude worked for two years at Richwoods High...
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...