Front Office

CASSIDY LANGE | PRESIDENT

In 2021-22, Cassidy Lange enters his 12th season with the IceRays and third as Team President. He has worn many hats for the team since as a Game Operations Intern during the 2007-08 season. Once joining as a full-time staff member, Lange served as Director of Community Relations until becoming an Account Executive for seven seasons.

He has overcome many challenges in his lifetime while living with Cerebral Palsy. Lange has participated in the Special Olympics, medaling in swimming, track & field, and bowling.

Cassidy graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He resides in Corpus Christi.

Email: clange@goicerays.com

AMANDA MARINES | OFFICE MANAGER

Amanda joined the IceRays in 2007 during the team's tenure in the Central Hockey League (CHL). Prior to joining the IceRays, she worked for the American Bank Center for four years.

With the IceRays, Amanda oversees ticketing, accounting, merchandise and administration in the office. She earned CHL Employee of the Month honors in 2009. Amanda resides in Corpus Christi.

Email: amarines@goicerays.com

 

LEXY MANNING | GAME OPERATIONS & COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER

Lexy is entering her eighth season with the IceRays. She has evolved with the organization over the years, beginning with ticket distribution and game-night assistance during her first few seasons. From there, she stepped in as the game night music producer before taking over the entirety of Game Night Operations, orchestrating promotional events and entertainment features for all IceRays home games. Lexy has also taken on the role of Community Relations Manager, using her local ties to schedule player and mascot appearances as well as community events, and her efforts led to a franchise record 1,859 service hours to the Corpus Christi community during the 2018-19 season.

Lexy is a native of Corpus Christi, graduating from Mary Carroll High School and attending Del Mar College to earn her associates degree. Currently, she is in her final year at Saint Leo University earning her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and she resides in Corpus Christi.

Email: lmanning@goicerays.com

TRACY BENCK | SALES ASSOCIATE

Benck joined the IceRays as a sales associate in the summer of 2019. She was named to The Bend Magazine's The Local's List 2019 for Graphic Design with Iconic Sign Group LLC. The Corpus Christi native previously worked in hockey as Graphic Designer with the Dallas Stars (2007-10), and in baseball as Creative Director/Graphic Designer for Texas Rangers (2007-14). Benck is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Arlington (Bachelor of Fine Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design), Tarrant County College (Associates in Art) and Tuloso-Midway. Aside from the IceRays, Tracy is a fan of the Dallas Stars, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, and resides in Flour Bluff with her pets Max and Tino the Bully.

Email: tracy.benck@gmail.com

 

DREW STEELE | DIRECTOR OF BROADCASTING AND MEDIA RELATIONS

Steele joined the IceRays in the summer of 2021. He comes into Corpus Christi after broadcasting St. Cloud State men's and women's hockey.

Steele, a Minnesota native, previously worked for KVSC as the station's Sports Director. At KVSC, he covered division one, division two, and high school sports including hockey, basketball, football, soccer, baseball, and soccer. He also worked for his hometown radio station covering high school sports including being the voice of his hometown Pine City Dragons football team.

Email: dsteele@goicerays.com