Peoria's Matt Schwegmann Named Sportstape Equipment Manager of the Year
HUNTERSVILLE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League today announced that Matt Schwegmann of the Peoria Rivermen is the recipient of the 2016-2017 SPHL Equipment Manager of the Year Award, presented by Sport- stape.
The winner was determined by a vote of the league's equipment managers and athletic trainers.
Schwegmann is in his first season as Peoria's full-time equipment manager after spending the past three seasons working under previous equipment manager An- drew Cohen. Schwegmann got his start in professional hockey by volunteering as the visiting team attendant for the Bloomington Blaze of the now-defunct CHL. The graduate of Peoria Notre Dame High School graduated summa cum laude from Illinois State University in 2012 with a Bach- elor of Sciences degree, majoring in Renewable Energy with a minor in Environmental Studies.
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