Chris Palin — Vice President of Business Development
239-948-7825, ext. 1028
Chris serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Germain Arena and the Florida Everblades. In his capacity Chris is responsible for a comprehensive P&L oversight for the revenue growth, profitability, and corporate sponsorship success of the Florida Everblades. He also is responsible for developing and executing the team’s comprehensive sales and marketing plan.
Palin joined the Germain Arena and Everblades staff in August, 2010 after spending 12 seasons with the Rochester Americans Hockey Club of the American Hockey League under the same capacity where he earned the prestigious ‘McKenzie Award” after the 97-98 season for excellence in marketing.
In addition, Chris spent 14 seasons with the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League, 12 seasons with the Rochester Rhinos of “A” league soccer, and 10 seasons with the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse where he held the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Palin is a graduate of the State University College at Brockport where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and a concentration in Sports Management. At Brockport he was a member of the hockey team where he become the all-time leading scorer at the University and holds the record for the fastest goal from the start of a game. Chris, and his wife Renee have one son; Tyler.