With the franchise since its inception in 2005, Doungchak has Bachelor degrees in Finance, Marketing, and Economics from the University of Oregon. Doungchak handles general day-to-day operations of the franchise. While attending the college, Doungchak played two seasons with the Oregon Hockey Team, a Division II ACHA program. His experience in hockey for over 30 years, both as a player and a hockey administrator, serve to assist the coaching staff on player recruitment and development. Doungchak primary focus is the long-term development of the players as they move from junior through the college ranks.
In recent years, Doungchak has served USA Hockey (USAH) as a team leader at the National Development Camps at the 14 and 15 age groups. At the District level, his involvement includes serving as both an evaluator and team leader for all age groups (14, 15, 16, and 17) for the District Select Camps and in 2011, the Girls District Select Camp. Also, in 2011, Doungchak was named as head coach for the Kent State Pacific District 15 Team. Since 2003, Doungchak has been the Head Instructor for the USAH District CEP (Coaching Education Program) in Oregon.
At the state level, Doungchak was recently named coach in chief. Just completing his nineteenth season as a coach, Doungchak has a long career as a volunteer for the local youth hockey association at all levels, and holds a Level 4 coaching card. He also serves the association as one of the members of its Coaching Committee and plays a large role in the implementation of the USAH American Development Model (ADM) at both the local and state level.
Doungchak is currently the Vice President of the Northern Pacific Hockey League (NPHL), the league in which the Generals play. Doungchak has served as general manager of the Best of the Rest for the past two seasons, which is the NORPAC All-Star Team that attends the National Tournament.
Alex Stimson is entering his fifth season as the executive producer and member of the EGHN broadcasting team. The 2015-2016 season will be Stimson's first season where he will serve as the Associate General Manager to Flint Doungchak. Stimson, a Southern California native, attended the University of Oregon studying both Economics and Political Science. While doing play-by-play announcing during Generals home games, Stimson also helps out in day-to-day operations as well as marketing for the team.
In addition to his duties with the Generals, Stimson also currently serves as the PA announcer for the University of Oregon Women's Lacrosse and Soccer teams. He also spends time working for University of Oregon Athletics and its website GoDucks.com, as well as Fox Sports and the Pac-12 Network.
Holden attended Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Calif., and received her Bachelor's in Fashion Merchandising in 2006. She moved to Eugene shortly after graduation. Holden assists the General Manager, Flint Doungchak, in providing support and services to customers including group sales, banquet services, and season tickets.
Holden has been a part of the Generals and the Rink Exchange since 2006. Throughout her nine-plus years with the Generals, Holden has been instrumental in team operations. In addition to the aforementioned customer support and services, Holden also helps out in areas such as game day operations, merchandise/gift shop sales, and sponsorships for the Generals.
Detering became a member of the Generals as one of its founding members in the 2005, when she became a billet. In 2007, Detering became the director of housing; helping all of the Generals players feel like they have a home away from home. Her responsibilities include: day-to-day operations of the host family program, placement of players, and recruitment of new host families each season. Prior to joining the Generals, Detering worked at Outfitter's in Junction City, Ore.
Dr. Garreth MacDonald is a chiropractic physician, and serves as the team's head athletic trainer, handling all injuries and rehabilitation. Dr. MacDonald has a degree in Kinesiology, the science of human movement. Dr. MacDonald has also completed a five-year course in the field of chiropractics, and postgraduate studies in injuries.
Dr. MacDonald has been with the Generals since 2006, and has received the Norma J. Evans Volunteer of the Year Award twice. He works at the Cascade Health Center in Eugene, where he practices chiropractics.
A native of Denver, Colorado, Ruchas spent three seasons playing for the Generals from 2012-2015. During his time with the Generals, Ruchas established himself as an anchor and a leader on defense. In his first two seasons, Ruchas was an assistant captain before being named captain during the 2014-15 season. Next year, Ruchas will be attending Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington where he will be playing for the Eagles hockey team of the BCIHL (British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League).
Ruchas will help Head Coach Justin Kern recruit and scout players in the Western and Rocky Mountain states. He will be attending scouting camps and showcases in the Western region, inlcuding those in his home state of Colorado.
A Eugene Generals alumnus, Kroll played from 2005-2007, where he lead the team to its only Cascade Cup Final in 2006, and followed it up with a Co-Championship during the 2007 playoffs. He then continued on to Concordia University-Wisconsin where he played Division III NCAA Hockey. At Concordia, he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration.
Kroll will assist Flint Doungchak, General Manager, in scouting and recruiting players in the Northern Plains and Central Districts.
Dr. Paul Bilder, M.D. - Medical Director and Team Physician
Dr. Bilder graduated from Albany Medical College in New York, completed his internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and intensive care training at the University of Utah in 1976. He has practiced in Oregon ever since. He is presently one of the coaches in the lacrosse program at Roseburg High School. He has had intimate knowledge of sports injuries since 1969, and has helped the team with medical problems since then. Dr. Bilder has volunteered as the Generals team physician and goal judge since the team’s inception in 2005. His sons have been involved with the Generals in management and play.
Dr. Michael Koester, M.D. - Team Sports Medicine Primary Care Physician
Dr. Koester, a nonsurgical sports medicine specialist, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal. He is trained in both pediatric and adult sports medicine, but has a special interest in the evaluation and care of injuries in children. Not limited to musculoskeletal injuries, Dr. Koester also directs the Slocum Sports Concussion Program. His areas of expertise in the active adult population are knee, shoulder, and running injuries. Natives of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Koester and his wife are happy to be back in Oregon to raise their three children.