Birmingham’s Ray Pack named SPHL Equipment Manager of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 10, 2019) – The Southern Professional Hockey League announced Wednesday that Ray Pack of the Birmingham Bulls is the recipient of the 2018-2019 SPHL Equipment Manager of the Year Award.

The winner was determined by a vote of the league’s equipment managers and athletic trainers.

Ray began his career with the ECHL Birmingham Bulls in the 1993-94 season as an assistant equipment manager. He joined the Cincinnati Cyclones of the IHL for the 1994-95 season before returning to Birmingham as Equipment Manager from 1995-2001. Ray returned to the
Bulls as Equipment Manager for the 2018-19 season.


Now in its 15th season, the Southern Professional Hockey League is comprised of 11 members located throughout the southeastern and midwestern United States. Headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina, the mission of the SPHL is to provide a quality entertainment product structured inside an economic model that is viable for small and mid-size markets and arenas. For more information about the SPHL, visit the league’s website at