Steve Pignata enters his sixth season as the Manager of Hockey Technologies/Analytics for the Rochester Americans in 2017-18.
Pignata, a native of Irondequoit, first joined the organization as a Hockey Operations intern during the 2008-09 season, primarily serving as a special assistant to the team’s coaching staff. For the next two seasons, Pignata’s role was elevated to Video Coach before returning for his second stint in the Amerks’ hockey operations department for the 2011-12 campaign under the new coaching staff.
Prior to joining the Amerks, Pignata attended St. John Fisher College in Rochester, earning a degree in Sports Management.
Steve lives in Rochester with his wife, Laura, and their daughter, Aria.