CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi IceRays have found the next broadcaster, naming Collin Schuck the Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations for the ‘Rays who enter their fifth season as members of the North American Hockey League.
Schuck, a native of Erial, New Jersey graduated from Ithaca College in upstate New York last year with a B.A in Journalism. The 23 year old served as the Media Relations & Broadcasting Intern with the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League during the 2012-13 season. During television broadcasts of the Senators, Schuck filled in as a TV Color Analyst and partial radio color analyst.
“I'm overjoyed,” said Schuck. “The opportunity is a dream come true, and there is no better place to start a career than in Corpus Christi. Rob Lippolis did some great work during his time here, and I want to continue that momentum. I've already been welcomed with open arms by general manager Pat Dunn and the entire organization. The warm weather is a nice change from the Northeast. Most of all, I'm excited to meet the fans and the entire IceRays community and to get the season started.”
On top of filling in as a color commentator, Schuck also got his professional debut behind the microphone filling in for four AHL games in March 2014 for Binghamton.
While attending Ithaca College, he broadcast a variety of sports and events, including 2012 NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Ithaca Regional and Sectional and the 2013 NCAA Division III Softball Ithaca Regional. He also hosted his own sports talk show.”
“We are pleased to have Collin join our staff,” said general manager Pat Dunn. “He comes from the same mold as Rob, he was referred to us by the person that referred Rob before. It will be a great fit!!”
On top of that, Schuck was the Public Address Announcer for Ithaca College Football & Sky Blue FC (National Women's Soccer League). He broadcast games for the 2014 NCAA Softball National Championships & 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships.
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