Tony Silva begins his 18th season with the Coyotes organization as the team’s Equipment Manager. On November 8, 2010, Silva achieved a career milestone by working his 1,000th NHL game at Detroit.
Silva joined the Coyotes from the San Jose Sharks, where he served three seasons as an Equipment Manager. Prior to that, the 43-year-old native of San Jose, California worked three seasons as a visiting locker room attendant with San Jose.
Before getting involved with hockey, Silva served six seasons as an Equipment Manager for the San Jose Earthquakes of the Western Soccer League (WSL). He also spent two seasons with the San Francisco Bay Blackhawks of the American Professional Soccer League (APSL).
Tony has three children: Dominik, Landon and Ashtyn. The family resides in Scottsdale.