Alan Fuehring was named Director of Media Relations/Broadcasting on September 16, 2013, and will handle play-by-play duties for the team’s inaugural season in the Southern Professional Hockey League.
Fuehring, 24, had been a key intern for the Rivermen in each of their past three seasons in the American Hockey League. During that span, he filled in as the broadcaster on several occasions and got the opportunity to call a handful of games for the then-AHL team.
A native of Morton, Illinois, Fuehring is no stranger to the area. He graduated from Bradley University in May, 2012, with a degree in sports communication. He also gained experience as an intern for the Peoria Chiefs Baseball Club in 2011.
Prior to joining the Rivermen, Fuehring spent the past year in Charlotte, North Carolina, producing video packages for the FOX SPEED Channel. He has also spent time in Los Angeles working for KABC-TV. His career in broadcasting began at Bradley, where he was a lead voice for many of the school's athletic teams including basketball, baseball and soccer.
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