July 26, 2005
PROVIDENCE, RI - Dave McKenna, an Assistant Equipment Manager at Brown since August of 1998, and a certified Equipment Manager, has been promoted to the position of Head Equipment Manager, effective immediately.
Since 1998, McKenna has been the equipment manager for the men's ice hockey team, handling all of the gear for the players, including travel gear and skate sharpening, while helping with all of Brown's 37 varsity sports.
A 1997 graduate of Roger Williams University in Bristol with a BA in Communications, McKenna has also worked part time with the Providence Bruins in addition to several pro football camps, including the Carolina Panthers, the Tennessee Titans, and the Green Bay Packers. He has also worked the sidelines at Foxboro for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New York Jets, and the St. Louis Rams.