D.J. started working for the Crushers as an intern in May of the 2015 season. He graduated from Northwood University in Midland Michigan with a double major in Business Management and Entertainment Sports Promotion Management. After finishing his undergraduate studies he went on to get his Masters of Business Administration from Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management at Northwood Universtiy.
In his spare time, D.J. enjoys playing hockey and running with his friends. He was a two-time ACHA Academic All-American. He also placed in the GLIAC decathlon his freshman year of college.
Favorite sports movie: Mighty Ducks
Your “walk up” song: Party Hard (Penguins goal song) or Chelsea Dagger (Blackhawks goal song)
As a kid what did you want to be: Professional Hockey Player
Favorite ballpark food: Nachos
Fun fact: I played 20 college hockey games with a torn ACL my Junior year of college.