Brent Proulx has served as the Head Equipment Manager for the U.S. Women’s National Team since 2011 (participating in the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 World Championships as well as Four Nations Cups). Prior to that he compiled over seven years of NHL experience as an Assistant Equipment Manager with the Minnesota Wild. His responsibilities included assisting the Wild’s equipment needs both at home and on the road, as well as locker room set-up and equipment repair.
Proulx, spent eight seasons (1993-2000) as Clubhouse Manager/Equipment Manager for the Saint Paul Saints baseball club of the independent Northern League prior to joining the Wild. He also served as the Assistant Equipment Manager for the Minnesota Moose of the International Hockey League (IHL) for two seasons (1994-96).
Proulx has also worked as an Equipment Manager for USA Hockey at international tournaments the past five summers, including the 2007 Under-17 Select Team that won a silver medal at the Five Nations Tournament in Prague, Czech Republic; the 2006 Under-18 Select Team that won a silver medal at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Tournament in Breclav, Czech Republic; the 2005 Under-17 Select Team, the 2004 Under-18 Select Team and the 2003 Under-17 Select Team that won a gold medal at the Five Nations Tournament in Slovakia.