Head Equipment Manager
Stan Wilson returns for his 26th season with the Coyotes organization and 20th season as Head Equipment Manager. On February 9, 2011, Wilson achieved a career milestone by working his 1,500th NHL game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
The Melfort, Saskatchewan native began his career as an Equipment Manager in 1980 with the Junior B. Melfort TM’s. He joined the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League (WHL) for the 1982-83 season, enjoying a Memorial Cup championship in 1985. Wilson then joined the Winnipeg Jets in 1990 as an Equipment Manager and has been with the organization ever since.
In 2007, Wilson won a gold medal as the Equipment Manager of Team Canada at the IIHF World Championship in Russia. Wilson was also Equipment Manager of the gold-medal winning Canadian squad at the 2003 IIHF World Championship in Finland. In 1997, Wilson represented the Coyotes as one of the equipment managers for the NHL All-Star Game in San Jose.
Stan and his wife Shelly have a son, Denver, and a daughter, Colby.