Benefiting Salute to Heroes Charlotte Foundation

Makeup Date TBD | Bojangles' Coliseum

Community Event - Held in Bojangles' Coliseum parking lot

Parking is FREE for Heroes Game & Community Event


Event Volunteers presented by Keffer Auto Group

Executive Team

Co-Coordinator: Marc Bochicchio | 704.819.6725

Co-Coordinator: Lindsay Hofferberth - Producer

Media Coordinator: (R) CMPD Captain Michelle Hummel

Co-Coordinator / President, Great Balls of Fire: Officer Danny Graham

Co-Coordinator: Brittany Cantey - Producer

Co-Coordinator: Zac Harvey - Producer

Co-Coordinator: Doug Bell - Video & Game Day Run of Show

Website Management: David Ruckman

Social Media Managers: Elizabeth Pietsch, Brittany Cantey & Lee Benton

Co-Coordinator / CFD/MEDIC Team Captain: FFII

Co-Coordinator / CMPD/MCSO Team Captain: David Tropeano

Heroes Hockey & Great Balls of Fire - New Partnership Coordinator: Detective Anthony Finocchio - CMPD

Heroes Hockey & Great Balls of Fire - New Partnership Coordinator: Lt. Bryan Crum - CMPD

Supervisor of Officials, Heroes Game Consultant: Pat Kelly, Commissioner Emeritus of the ECHL

Public Safety Team Info Support

Lt. Brad Koch - CMPD

Erik Hagesether - MCSO

Capt. Dennis Gist - CFD

Lester Oliva - MEDIC

Grace Nelson - MEDIC

Additional Groups and Coordinators

York County Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Kevin R.Tolsen, Deputy Chris Doty

Cleveland County EMS - Paramedic Calvin Cobb

Patriot Military Family Foundation - LT COL Ricard Cantwell ( USA, Ret)

Game Day Events Team

Co-Coordinator: Lindsay DeFaber

Co-Coordinator: Jeff Longo

Co-Coordinator: Scott Baucom

Co-Coordinator: Michael Sanger

Co-Coordinator: Marty Conte

Co-Coordinator: Jay Ogden - CFD

Co-Coordinator: Chris Cantey

Additional Game Day Support

Charlotte Checkers Game Day and Front Office Team

CFD Captain Stepfan Jones and the Charlotte Fire Department Explorers

Bojangles Coliseum Staff

Charlotte Checkers AHL Off-ice Officials

Fan Entertainment

MC - "Woody" - 106.5 The End

Public Address Announcer - Charlie Nance

Broadcaster - Tim Donelli

Charlotte Fire Department Pipes and Drums

Chubby - Checkers Mascot

Charlotte Checkers Checkmates

Blaze - CFD Mascot

Scout - MCSO Mascot

Homer - Charlotte Knights Mascot

50/50 Raffle Team

Lloyd Hecht

Beth Parnell

Deanna Haynes

Johnson & Wales Sports Marketing Program

Team Captains & Coordinators - 2000s Retired

CFD - Tripp Fincher

CMPD - Todd Blum

Team Captains & Coordinators - 1990s Retired

CMPD - Mark Faulkenberry

CFD - Wendell Jolly