Front Office

Taylor Hall

General Manager

Entering his 11th season as General Manager, Hall oversees all day-to-day operations of the Oilers’ front office. From forming partnerships with local businesses to increasing attendance and ensuring a memorable fan experience, Hall is involved in every aspect of the Oilers franchise. With his infectious enthusiasm for the game of hockey, Hall has played an integral role in expanding the Oilers’ fan base and increasing the visibility of the team in the community. A native of Regina, Saskatchewan, Hall formed a deep connection to the Oilers as a player-assistant coach for the during Tulsa’s run to the Central Hockey League championship in 1993. In addition to playing for the Oilers, Hall’s 12-year professional career included time with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins. Hall retired with the Oilers in 1996 and spent five seasons as a Head Coach in the CHL.

Jessica Adams

Vice President of Operations

Jessica joined the Oilers as an intern in 2000 and now organizes all game day activities happening both on and off the ice at the BOK Center. Jessica makes sure every Oilers fan is treated to the best atmosphere in the ECHL. She has a hand in everything taking place in the arena from the National Anthem to the intermission contests to the entertainment in the seats. Jessica also handles front office business matters for the team and keeps the day to day operations of the franchise running smoothly. A lifelong Tulsan, Jessica has her degree in Business Administration and Management from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Shawn Watring

Vice President of Ticket Sales

Shawn, who arrived in Tulsa in 2012, oversees all daily ticket operations in the Oilers office and ensures that all Oiler fans get the very best seats for the best price. Shawn landed in NE Oklahoma after spending two years as VP of Ticket Sales for the Dayton Gems, formerly of the CHL. During his time in Dayton, he helped raise the Gems average attendance by 1,000 fans per game. Prior to his time in Dayton he worked for the expansion Missouri Mavericks professional Hockey Team and helped the team set a CHL record for group tickets. His current role with the Oilers will include all items ticket related, focusing on season and group tickets. Shawn earned a degree in Entertainment Management from Missouri State University and lives in Broken Arrow with his wife Amelia and daughters Emmerson and Waverly.

Alan Parrent

Director of Game Operations

A native of Pilot Point, Texas, Alan joined the Oilers staff in August of 2014. Alan earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Austin College. While working toward his degree, he played collegiate baseball for the Kangaroos. Before starting with the Oilers, Alan worked as an intern for the Frisco Roughriders in their operations department. As Director of Game Operations, Alan helps oversee all the activities on and off the ice, in addition to his corporate sponsorship duties. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and playing golf as well as following his favorite teams, the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Arsenal of the English Premier League.

Desiree Saczynski

Director of Team Services

Desiree developed her love of hockey and the Detroit Red Wings while growing up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is her 8th season with the Oilers. Desiree started with the team during the 2011-12 season as an Ice Girl. In 2014, she interned for the team while continuing to promote Oilers hockey as an Ice Girl. Desiree assists in all different areas for the team, from ticket sales, corporate partnerships/fulfillment and day-to-day front office operations.  When she isn’t spending her free time hanging out with friends and family, Desiree enjoys representing the Oilers at community events, entertaining fans at the BOK Center, and developing business relationships with companies across the Tulsa area.

Zack Reynolds

Broadcaster and Director of Media Relations

Zack came to the Oilers in June 2015 as a Media Relation Intern while attending Oklahoma State University. Upon graduating with degrees in both Sports Media and Strategic Communications, he was originally hired to assist in media relations and as a corporate ambassador before assuming the role of Broadcaster and Director of Media Relations in 2019. Zack hails from Colleyville, Texas and roots for his hometown Stars, as well as the Toronto Blue Jays, Jacksonville Jaguars and Oklahoma State Cowboys. He is also a diehard fan of Crystal Palace Football Club in Croydon, South London – where both of his parents are from. Before joining the Oilers, Zack volunteered with the NCAA. Zack currently resides in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with his girlfriend Mi’Shell and their dog Olivia.

Matt Prater

Corporate Ambassador

Matt came to the Oilers in the summer of 2018 as an intern, and became a full time sales rep in August. He is a native of Broken Arrow, OK and grew up going to Oilers games as a kid. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Sport Management. He then went on to earn his Master’s in Sports Management from Wichita State University. In his spare time he loves to watch his St. Louis Cardinals, Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma Sooners, Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Stars.

Nathan Tyahla

Corporate Ambassador

Nathan joined the Oilers in July 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Management from Bowling Green State University. He is a Michigan native, and roots for the Detroit Red Wings, as well as the Tigers, Lions and Bowling Green State Falcons.