Director of Operations
Ken Oda, native of Chicago, Illinois, joined the Tauros’ staff in August of 2012 and has been with the team for eleven seasons. Prior to that Ken was the Media Director for the Chicago Hitmen in both the NAHL and NA3HL. Ken was the broadcast voice of the Chicago Blaze of the All American Hockey League 2008. He has a Bachelors of Arts degree in English from Depaul University (2007).
During the week, Ken oversees all non-hockey operations for the Tauros, but on game nights he is the broadcast voice for the Tauros. Can you say “palendrome on the clock“? Over the last decade Ken has made Minot home. When not at the rink he can be found with Victoria, their two children, and their dog enjoying everything the Magic City has to offer.
Director of Sales
Coby Brault, native of Janesville, Wisconsin. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in December of 2020 with a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Media, he spent the last two seasons working in baseball. This will be his second stint with the Tauros having joined the staff for the 2022-23 season as Game Day Operations Manager. Coby left to run the broadcast department of the Duluth Huskies before returning the Minotauros for the 2023-24 season to become the Director of Sales. When not at the rink you can find Coby watching any and every Wisconsin sports team.
Digital Content Manager/Community Engagement Liaison
Victoria Oda, the native of Rutland, Vermont, joined the Tauros as staff in 2022 after having been with the team as a volunteer for five seasons. Victoria has Bachelors’ of Arts degree in Studio Art from Catholic University in Washington, DC, with a concentration in Digital Media and Photography.
She has held multiple rolls in the Minot community since moving here in 2015 with her children. She most recently was employed at Domestic Violence Crisis Center in Minot, North Dakota. She is also currently employed at the St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation and pursing her Masters degree in Marketing Analytics. On game nights she is doing a little bit of everything including team photography, sponsor relations, volunteer management, and more. She has the misfortune of being the long-time partner in crime of Ken Oda.
Ticketing Manager and Content Specialist: Paige Schultz
Paige Schultz, native of Mason City, Iowa. After graduating from Clear Lake High School in 2021, she enrolled at Grandview University, pursuing a degree in Marketing with a minor in sports media. While in Des Moines, she interned with the Des Moines Buccaneers USHL (United States Hockey League) team for the last two seasons. This is her first season with Tauros but 3rd season working in hockey. You can find her traveling to see her family and friends or at other hockey games when not at the Maysa.