Director of Group Salesateal@gocheckers.com | (704) 940-4084
Teal joined the Checkers in the 2013 offseason as director of group sales. His main responsibility is selling and servicing group ticket sales, as well as helping the department find creative ways to connect with different groups and introduce new fans to the hockey club.
Prior to joining the Checkers, Teal was a group sales representative for the Colorado Rapids, an MLS team in Denver, CO. He was also previously a member of the inside sales team for the Colorado Mammoth of the NLL and interned with the Buffalo Sabres.
Originally from Buffalo, NY, Teal is a 2010 graduate of Grove City College, where he played for and captained the men’s lacrosse team. He is currently pursuing his MBA degree from Wake Forest University and lives with his wife in Charlotte.
|College and major||Grove City College - Business Mangagement
Wake Forest University - MBA
|As a kid, you dreamed of becoming:||A writer|
|Name one thing on your bucket list||See the Bills and Sabres win it all|
|If you were an animal, what would you be?||Gorilla – straight diesel|
|First CD/tape||Audio Adrenaline|
|Favorite food||Everything at Thanksgiving|
|Favorite movie||Shawshank Redemption|
|Favorite pro/college sports team||Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres|
|Favorite type of music||Anything but opera|
|Favorite band||Goo Goo Dolls|
|Favorite book||Lord of the Rings|
|Fun fact||I played football against Rob Gronkowski in my senior year of high school, and in my final game ever he absolutely laid me out|