While the rumor has been circulating for nearly six months, Skip Prince will have a replacement in place June 1st.
Multiple sources within the USHL are now confirming that Bob Fallen will be announced as the incoming USHL Commissioner within the next two weeks.
Bob Fallen has worked with Reebok/CCM Hockey, overseeing all retail marketing for the company in the United States. Reebok/CCM supplies equipment to USHL teams. He has spent more than 25 years in sales, sports marketing, retail merchandising, event promotion and custom publishing. Fallen also has extensive experience in national sales for print and electronic media, venue signage and digital media.
Fallen has also worked for IMG, and Kemper Sports Management, two of the worlds largest promotional companies.
Fallen’s son Tommy played in the USHL for the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders before moving on to Yale University, where he will serve as captain this upcoming season.
Sources are also stating that Fallen has received tremendous support within the USHL for his taking this position. Highly regarded for his expertise in sales and marketing teams now believe that under his guidance the USHL will now be able to compete for national sponsorships from Fortune 500 Companies.
TJHN will update this story as more information becomes available.