JASON MALLON - Executive Director
Jason Mallon is in his 9th season as Executive Director, and is responsible for all business operations of the organization as well as corporate sales. Born in Thunder Bay, Mallon has been involved in many areas of hockey. He played junior hockey for the Thunder Bay Flyers and earned a scholarship to Miami Unversity under Thunder Bay native George Gwozdecky. After graduating, he played one year for the Richmond Renegades of the ECHL, and then returned to Thunder Bay to own and operate Play it Again Sports and played one year for the Thunder Bay Thundercats of the UHL.
Jason is married to his wife Cathy and has two daughters; Meggie and Annie.
JOHN PAYETTA - Manager of Operations and Media Relations
John Payetta is in his 11th year as Manager of Operations and Media Relations for the Thunderwolves. He is responsible for game night staffing and promotions, media releases, merchandising, game scheduling, travel arrangements, website updates, front office administration, booster dinner, and hockey school management.
In his free time, Johnny enjoys running, fishing, camping, golfing, watching football and riding his motocross bike.
Phone: (807) 766-7285
DAN PELLA - Associate Business Development Officer
Dan Pella is in his third season as the Wolves Associate Business Development Officer. He is responsible for corporate sales and managing the video webcasting operation at all Thunderwolves home games.
Dan previously worked with the Ottawa Senators of the NHL, and in his free time plays guitar and enjoys working out, watching football and hockey.
PAUL WEHRSTEDT - Statistician
Paul Wehrstedt returns for his 9th season as the Wolves' Statistician. Paul updates the live stats for the OUA website during home games and the individual and team stats after every game (home and away) for the team's website. Paul enjoys watching Nascar, hockey and wrestling; as well as doing stats and spending with his friends in his free time.
DR. BRADLEY JACOBSON - Team Physician
Dr. Jacobson is in his second season as the Thunderwolves' Team Doctor. He is currently an Emergency Room Physician at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
WOLFIE - Team Mascot
MIKE LAVOIE - Photographer
Mike Lavoie returns for his 7th year as Lakehead's team photographer. Mike has been a professional sports photographer for 15 years and in addition to his Lakehead work; has shot NHL games and AHL games (including photos for the AHLís Manitoba Moose Official Media Guide).
Mikeís photos have appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Hockey News, and a variety of newspapers and media outlets across Canada.
Mike is a single dad and is proud father of son Mike Jr. Mike and Mike Jr. love hockey and photography in their free time.