USA Hockey Cuts Pay Of Some Staffers Between 10-20%
USA Hockey has instituted tiered pay cuts for staffers amid the coronavirus pandemic, the national governing body confirmed to THE DAILY. A source with knowledge of the situation said the pay cuts tiered between 10-20%, with Exec Dir Pat Kelleher taking a 25% reduction. Some lower-level employees were exempt from the salary reductions, sources said. The pay cuts were instituted sometime during the week of May 18. According to sources, revenue loss from USA Hockey’s membership base, as well as the cancellation of recent events, played a role in the salary reductions. On March 11, USA Hockey canceled National Championships across youth, girls, high school, adult and sled divisions, some of which were scheduled to begin on March 26. That same day, USA Hockey cancelled the Disabled Hockey Festival, which would have occurred on March 26-29 and April 2-5. Earlier this week, the NGB also announced the cancelation of all player development camps this summer, with a full return slated for '21.