Steve Stirling is entering his sixth season as assistant coach with the Binghamton Senators. Stirling came to the B-Sens after two years overseas as head coach of the Iserlohn Roosters in the German Elite Hockey League (DEL) and the Fassa HC in Italy. Prior to his time in Europe, Stirling headed the Norfolk Admirals, at the time the AHL Affiliate to the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning, for a season after a year stint at the Lightenings former affiliate the Springfield Falcons during the 2006-07 season.
A native of Clarkson, Ontario, Stirling spent 1998-2006 in different parts of the New York Islanders organization. He served as assistant coach with the Lowell Lock Monsters (AHL) for three years until the Islanders affiliate was moved to Bridgeport in 2001. Serving as head coach of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Stirling was named Minor Pro Coach of the Year for the 2001-02 season after a 43-25-8-4 record and earning a spot in the Calder Cup Finals. Stirling spent one and a half seasons as head coach of the Islanders winning 56 games and earning a playoff berth in his first year with the team (2003-04).
Going undrafted following his collegiate career at Boston University, Stirling played six seasons professionally. He played for the Boston Braves in the AHL from 1971-1974 where he totaled 52 goals and 58 assists before joining the Rochester Americans. Stirling spent time with both the Americans and the Binghamton Dusters of the North American Hockey League during 1974-1976. In the 1975-76 season, Stirling finished second on the Dusters in scoring with 24 goals and 32 assists in 63 games played. Stirling finished his professional regular season in 1976-77 overseas in Austria.
Stirling and his wife Francesca have two sons, Todd and Scott.
|Executive Vice President of Operations||Tom Mitchell|
|Vice President of Marketing & Communications/Business Development||Terry Buczkowski|
|Vice President of Sales||Marc Witt|
|Director of Game Day Operations/Corporate Partnerships Rep.||Michael Karpowich|
|Director of Broadcasting||Grady Whittenburg|
|Director of Video Operations||Josh Williams|
|Director Media & Community Relations/Corporate Partnership Rep.||Rob Lippolis|
|Account Executive/Corporate Partnership Rep.||Spencer Hogan|
|Account Executive/Youth Hockey Coordinator||Brandon Ferguson|
|Accounting Assistant & Team Services/Ticket Operations Manager||Kara Kellett-Williams|
|Ticket Operations & Service Coordinator||Savanna Ford|
|Finance Coordinator||Janette Kemmerer|
|Account Executive/Merchandise Manager||Eric Chamberland|
|Account Executive/Ticket Operations Manager||Elijah Simeon|
|Account Executive||Alex Jones|
|Account Executive||Haydon White|
|General Manager||Randy Lee|
|Head Coach||Kurt Kleinendorst|
|Assistant Coach||Steve Stirling|
|Goaltending Development Coach||Kory Cooper|
|Video Coach||Dylan Crawford|
|Athletic Therapist||Jeff Andrews|
|Equipment Manager||Matt Mitchell|
|Assistant Equipment Manager||Michael Boyes|
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