Mark DePasquale is serving as an equipment manager for the U.S. Men’s National Team for the third time after fulfilling equipment manager duties for both the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Men’s National Teams.
DePasquale is currently the head equipment manager for the NHL’s Calgary Flames, where he has been since the 2006-07 season. Prior to joining the Flames, DePasquale enjoyed two separate stints with the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks, first from 1989-96 and then again from 2001-06. DePasquale’s other NHL experience includes working the 1991 and 2008 NHL All-Star Games.
Additionally, DePasquale spent one season as an assistant equipment manager for the International Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves and filled the same role during the 2001 IHL All-Star Game.
In 1996, DePasquale followed his first stint with the Blackhawks by moving to Arizona to spearhead the Jeremy Roenick Foundation. There, he helped raise money for multiple charities in the greater Phoenix area.
A Chicago native, DePasquale is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago with a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology. He and his wife, Kelly, have twins – son, Maddox, and daughter, Mia.