Worcester Sharks announce three new additions to front office team

Worcester Sharks announce three new additions to front office team
Opening Night at the newly renovated DCU Center is Oct 19!
Worcester, MA – The Worcester Sharks (@WorcesterSharks), proud American Hockey League affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) are proud to announce that Sean West and Erin Croce have been hired as account executives while Keith Burkinshaw has been hired as a marketing/operations coordinator as the Sharks prepare for their 8th season of hockey at the newly renovated DCU Center in Worcester.
Sean West joins the Sharks as an account executive after spending last season with the Springfield Falcons as the manager of ticket sales. A native of Weare, NH and graduate of Bryant University in 2003, West was previously the director of new business development for the Connecticut Whale (2011-12), an account executive for the Manchester Millrats baseball club (2008-09), and served as an account executive for the New Hampshire FisherCats (2007-09). Sean earned his master’s degree in sport management from Southern New Hampshire University in 2003.
Erin Croce joins the Sharks as an account executive after spending the 2012-13 season as a member of the Sharks part-time sales team. A native of Peabody, MA and graduate of Plymouth State University in 2012, Croce was previously the marketing services coordinator at HCPro Inc (2012) and has sales experience with Wesley Information Services (2011-12) and the Lowell Spinners (2011).
Keith Burkinshaw joins the Sharks as a marketing/operations coordinator after spending the last two seasons with the Boston Bruins as a marketing/promotions assistant and a member of the game night staff. A native of Georgetown, MA and graduate of Endicott College in 2012, Burkinshaw was previously a facilities manager and instructor at Extra Innings Sports Facilities (2010-12) and a sales associate for Therapeutic Technologies (2006-2010) in Windham, NH.
The Sharks 8th home opener at the newly renovated DCU Center will be on Saturday, October 19th! The only way you can secure your tickets for opening night is to purchase a season ticket package, book a group, or score an Opening Night T-Shirt Pack!
Score a Sharks t-shirt, a ticket to opening night, and pick two games of the five other guaranteed nights! Click HERE to order online.  The six guaranteed home dates are as follows:
·          Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 – opening night at the DCU Center with magnet schedule giveaway
·          Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 – Sharks player poster giveaway
·          Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 – Military and Veterans Appreciation Night
·          Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 – School Vacation – Worcester Sharks kid’s hat giveaway
·          Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 – Shrewsbury vs. Algonquin HS Doubleheader
·          Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 – Bobblehead Night with Hudson vs. Marlborough HS Doubleheader
2013-14 Flex ticket packages are on sale now! Score your 40 or 12 ticket flex package by contacting the Sharks front office at 508-929-0500. You decide how many tickets and how many games YOU want to attend while saving $$$ off box office pricing! It is that EASY!
Bring a group to sing the national anthem, book a fundraising event, host a birthday party, or have a blast in the high fin tunnel…. secure your personalized Sharks experience today!
Contact Worcester Sharks ticket representatives Jason Jones, Jonathan Forsberg, Kristyn Galante, Erin Croce, and Sean West as they are taking deposits for the Sharks 8th season in Worcester! Jump in today and save up to 35% off box office prices! Some of the exclusive benefits for full season ticket holders will include:
·          Guaranteed same seat for all 38 home dates and playoff home games at the DCU Center
·          Priority access to purchase tickets to other DCU Center events (subject to availability)
·          Seven FREE friends and family vouchers
·          Exclusive events with Sharks players
·          Merchandise discounts and much, much, more!
Season ticket packages and group tickets for the 2013-14 season are on sale now by contacting the Worcester Sharks Office at 508.929.0500 or by crashing the net at www.SharksAHL.com.
Socialize with the Worcester Sharks all year long! Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorcesterSharks, follow us on Twitter @WorcesterSharks, and download the Worcester Sharks App for free on your Droid or iPhone today!

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