Front Office

Business Manager – Jake Serwe

Serwe enters is in his third season as Business Manager for the Chippewa Steel. In May of 2018, he was named Business Manager of the Chippewa Steel. Serwe previously spent six years in the Northwoods League with both the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Madison Mallards. He worked his way up from an intern to Assistant General Manager during his tenure there. Serwe began his career in sports with the Omaha Storm Chasers (AAA) Kansas City Royals of the Pacific Coast League. He received his bachelor’s degree in Sport Management degree from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in December of 2012. Jake enjoys deer hunting, fishing, and spending time at the cabin during the summer. He is originally from Brownsville, WI.

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President/Owner – Steve Black

Steve is in his third year of ownership with the Steel Hockey Organization. He has been an avid hockey fan for over 25 years as both of his sons played growing up.  Steve has been married to his wife Becky for nearly 30 years.  They have two kids, Bryant (Vice President of Operations for the Steel) and Bennett (Personal Trainer for Lifetime Fitness).  When time permits you can find Steve on the golf course with his family.

To the fans: “We appreciate each and every one of you.  Without you, the Steel would not be possible. We look forward to putting on a great show for you and seeing you at the rink as the Steel make a quest for the NAHL Championship.”

VP-Operations – Bryant Black

The Vice President for the Chippewa Steel is Bryant Black.  Bryant received his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2010 and then later received his Master’s degree in Sport Management from Mankato in 2011. Bryant, in addition, is the Head Men’s Golf Coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato.