RICK MATCHETT -- VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL MANAGER
Rick Matchett begins his fifth full season with the Amarillo Bulls as Vice President-General Manager. He has been involved in Amarillo business since 1983 when he began his media career with KGNC Radio. Over the years, he has managed several successful media properties and has marketed and promoted many successful businesses and sports teams in that time. Rick has been involved with many organizations including Kids Inc, YMCA, March Of Dimes, Kiwanis, Southwest Ambucs, Rotary, and the Amarillo Executive Club. He currently serves on the National Professional Advisory Board of Texas Tech University College of Media and Communications and the awareness committee of the Coffee Memorial Blood Center.
Rick's main responsibilities are focused on business and marketing affairs of the club and its continued growth, including Season Tickets, Group Sales and Corporate Partnerships. He looks forward to the success and excitment of the Bulls' organization and the future ahead.
Rick and his wife Denise have a daughter and son.
AUSTIN SUTTER -- BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Austin Sutter celebrates his 8th season with the Bulls. He joined the Bulls organization after a successful professional hockey career as a player and a coach of the Amarillo Gorillas of the Central Hockey League. A native of Red Deer, Alberta, Sutter played Division I College Hockey at Minnesota State University where he studied psychology and sports management. In 2009, Sutter was named the Central Hockey League's Man Of The Year for his noteworthy community presence in the Texas Panhandle. Austin currently serves as the Program Director for the Amarillo Youth Hockey Association. He and his wife Brandi reside in Amarillo with their sons Britton, Brekon and Barron.
KELI LEE -- TICKET ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Keli Lee is in her first season with the Amarillo Bulls as the Ticket Account Executive. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she’s spent three years in the panhandle and now calls Amarillo home. Keli recently graduated from West Texas A&M University in May 2017 with a bachelor of advertising and public relations. During her college career she was the creative director of the WT campus magazine, The Eternal Flame, the promotions chair for the Advertising and Public Relations Society, and a member of the select 2015 PRSSA Bateman Team. Keli was also an intern with the Bulls during the 2016 summer helping create social media and web content and the 2016-2017 season souvenir program. She is excited to begin her sports career dream with the Bulls.
DENIS J. PUSKA -- DIRECTOR OF BROADCASTING/MEDIA AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS/ACCOUNT MANAGER
Denis J. Puska begins his 8th season with the Amarillo Bulls and celebrates his 12th yearcalling hockey in the Texas Panhandle. Puska will call his 700th game in Texas sometime this season. The Kapuskasing, Ontario Canada native was the voice of the Amarillo Rattlers from 2001-2002 and then served three seasons with the Amarillo Gorillas. Puska has also called games in the ECHL for the Pensacola Ice Flyers, Flint Generals of the International Hockey League and Huntsville Havoc of the Southern Professional Hockey League. In 2003 Puska was recognized as the CHL's Broadcaster Of The Year and that same season worked on the CHL All-Star Broadcast. He is also the hosted and created Puska on Pucks Radio an online hockey show.
Denis J. Puska is married to his wife Mary Ann.
KANDI DENNIS -- CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Kandi is starting her third season with the Bulls. Her focus is helping people enjoy the game by selling tickets and having activities, games and prize drawings for fans. Kandi has been in customer service most of her life. Kandi was born in Colorado and has lived in California, New Mexico, North Dakota, and Panama, but now calls Texas home. Kandi has one son, Matthew, who recently graduated from Hudson High School in Hudson, Florida and a dog named Fanci.