Green Bay, Wisconsin ( June, 1, 2022) — The Green Bay Gamblers announced the hiring of Kirk Luedeke as the new Assistant General Manager and Director of Player Personnel on Wednesday.
Kirk Luedeke has more than 20 years of experience in professional and junior hockey as a scout, general manager and prospects analyst.
He spent six years in the United States Hockey League (USHL) as an assistant general manager and director of hockey operations for the Omaha Lancers (2017-21) and area scout with the Chicago Steel (2010-12). He was also a U.S. scout in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Moncton Wildcats from 2016-17.
Additionally, Kirk was on area staff at the Red Line Report, an independent scouting service, from 2010-17. He was a draft and prospects analyst with the New England Hockey Journal from 2000-17. From 2011-13, he provided unique analysis and updates on Boston Bruins prospects for the team’s official website. Most recently, he returned to Seamans Media in the Boston area as managing editor of the New England Hockey Journal and New York Hockey Journal for the 2021-22 season.
Kirk is a graduate of the Citadel and Georgetown University. He is a retired U.S. Army armor officer with more than 20 years of active duty service. A native of Hudson, N.H., he has two daughters, Kalen (20), and Kendal (15).
The Gamblers Main Camp begins on Saturday, June 11 at the Resch Center. Camp includes players from all over the United States, Canada, and Europe. Camp is free and open to the public. Stay tuned to the Gamblers website www.gamblershockey.com for game times.