Senior Vice President, Business and Team Operations/Alternate Governor
Greg Sherman was named to the position of Senior Vice President, Business and Team Operations in June 2015. The 2015-16 campaign marks his 14th season in the Avalanche’s front office and his 20th season overall with the company. Sherman will continue to represent the Avalanche at league meetings as an Alternate Governor.
Sherman, 45, will oversee the business operations for the franchise. He will serve as the primary contact between the Avalanche and the National Hockey League for the upcoming 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game. The event, which features the Avalanche and Red Wings playing at Coors Field on Feb. 27, 2016, will be the first-ever NHL outdoor game in the state of Colorado.
In addition to the NHL Stadium Series game, Sherman will also work closely with KSE on all aspects of team operations to create additional synergies between hockey operations and KSE, including the signature events surrounding the franchise’s 20th Anniversary Season in Denver.
Sherman recently served as the club’s Vice President of Business Operations/Assistant General Manager in 2014-15. He spent five years as General Manager of the team from 2009-14, having been named to that role on June 3, 2009. Prior to being appointed GM, Sherman spent the previous seven years as the club’s Assistant General Manager.
Born in Scranton, Pa., Sherman was raised in Denver and has spent most of his life in Colorado. After graduating from Cherry Creek High School in Englewood, Colo., Sherman received his bachelor’s degree from the University of San Diego in 1992.
Greg and his wife, Tamara, reside in Highlands Ranch with daughters Katelyn and Delaney.