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Luedeke Named Director of Player Personnel

By Isaac Berky, 09/01/17, 12:45PM CDT


Luedeke Named Director of Player Personnel

Lancers Continue to Round Out Staff



Ralston, NE – The Omaha Lancers announced the hiring of Kirk Luedeke as the Director of Player Personnel on Friday morning.

The native of Hudson, N.H. is an experienced amateur hockey talent evaluator. He most recently was a U.S. regional scout for the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL from 2016-17. He served as Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region scout for the USHL's Chicago Steel from 2010-12.

He has been a scout and contributing editor for the Red Line Report, an independent scouting service, for the past seven seasons.

Kirk spent more than 17 years with the New England Hockey Journal as that publication's NHL draft and prospects analyst. He also served as a prospects consultant for from 2011-16 while he was an active member of the Boston Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association.

“I am honored to have this opportunity with the Omaha Lancers,” said Luedeke.  “I want to thank Mr. Anthony "Koots" DiCesare, David Wilkie and the entire organization for entrusting me with a place on the hockey operations staff. I am eager to contribute to building a championship-caliber team in Omaha and sustaining a winning culture for a dedicated, passionate fan base that is second to none."

He is a U.S. Army veteran with more than 20 years of active duty service, and currently resides in Northwestern Missouri.

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