Rick Bronwell returns to the Houston Aeros for his fifth season as head equipment manager.
Bronwell has several years of experience working as an equipment manager, most recently with the Atlantic City Boardwark Bullies (ECHL). He spent the 2001-02 season with the Bullies as head equipment manager.
Prior to working for Atlantic City, Bronwell spent six years at the assistant equipment manager for the Kansas City Blades (International Hockey League). He originally started with the Blades as stick boy in the 1991-92 season and was promoted to assistant equipment manager prior to the 1995-96 season.
Bronwell graduated from Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1995 and is a certified member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association. He is married to Heather, and the couple has two children - two-year-old Ashleigh and six-month old Addison.