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Calder Cup Champions -'13 '17

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Andrew Streitel

Public Relations Manager


Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3026


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Number of seasons with the Griffins (including 2022-23): 3

What you love most about working for the Griffins: Working in the sports industry and doing something I love.

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Moritz Seider

Best thing about your job: Interacting with the media and the team.

Hometown: Kalamazoo, Mich.

States you've lived in: Michigan and Iowa

Pets: Dog named Lucy

College degree/year/school: Bachelor's in public relations/2019/Western Michigan University

Sports idols as a youth: LeBron James, Lionel Messi, Thiago Silva and Tom Brady

Personal/professional heroes: My parents

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: An astronaut

First job/your age: Soccer referee at the age of 15

Current dream job: Work as a public relations director for a major league sports team

Other sports teams you've worked for: Kalamazoo FC and Wartburg College

Most exciting/unique thing you've done: Climbed the Rocky Mountains in Colorado

Sports played growing up: Soccer, basketball and football

An interesting fact about you: I have had to get more than 100 stitches in my lifetime.

Favorite foods: Pasta

Favorite sports movie or show: Friday Night Lights, Miracle, Remember the Titans or Last Chance U

Favorite Website: Twitter

Favorite subject in elementary school: History

Favorite spectator sport: Football

Favorite pro/college sports teams: University of Michigan, Western Michigan University, Detroit pro teams, AC Milan and Bayern Munich

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Golf and watching sports

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