Richard O’Dowd

Richard O’Dowd has many years of leadership experience in Hockey Administration and is a seasoned IT Professional at a Fortune 200 Company. Rich has been Vice President and Level Director of the Yankee Conference and Presidents Hockey Leagues. Rich has extensive experience in hockey league logistics such as league marketing, website administration, scheduling, fundraising and player recruitment, placement, and retention.Rich’s years in youth hockey management include:


  • League Founder and Director – The Hockey Desk Summer High School League (founded 2011)
  • Vice President / Director – Yankee Conference
  • Co-League Director – Presidents Hockey League
  • Level Director, Conference Rep, ACE Director, Fund Raising Director – Hanover Youth Hockey

Rich also serves as the Business Process Architect/Practitioner – TJX Companies. Other credentials include:

  • Lean 6 Sigma and ITIL Certified
  • Assistant Coach – Boston Jr Terriers
  • Head Coach – Various Hanover Youth Hockey teams
  • Sports Management Software and Website Expert