Janesville Jets hire Red Line Report and Sharkspage’s Max Giese as a scout

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

NAHL Janesville Jets hire Max Giese as a player scout

The Janesville Jets announced the hiring of Red Line Report and Sharkspage.com scout Max Giese today via a press release. The Jets are co-owned by San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski. Janesville began their second NAHL season last Friday with a 5-2 win over the Chicago hitmen.

Janesville Jets Hire Former Bluebird Max Giese as a Scout
September 15, 2010

The Janesville Jets announced today that they have hired Max Giese as a player scout for the North American Hockey League (NAHL) team. His focus will be on the Midwest, covering a territory that includes Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Iowa. His role will be to scout and identify players for tender offers, draft picks, and try-out camps.

Giese played high school hockey for the Janesville BlueBirds, serving as their starting goaltender from 2004-06, which included their state tournament run in 05. He played hockey for the Janesville J-Hawks from the age of 5 years-old until his freshman year of high school.

Prior to joining the Jets, Giese’s scouting experience included working for the scouting services Redline Report (2008-10) and McKeen’s Hockey (2006-08). Currently he is also attending the University of Wisconsin Whitewater where he is majoring in print journalism with a minor in business. The 23 year old Giese was born, raised and still resides in Janesville, Wisconsin. His parents are Cindy Giese of Janesville, and Bob Giese of Beloit.

[Update] The NAHL (Junior A Tier II) gained a Northern California contingent with the addition of the Fresno Monsters for 2010-11. The Monsters competed in the WSHL (Junior A Tier III) last season. Fresno debuted against the Bismarck Bobcats in the annual NAHL Showcase Tournament this afternoon and lost 7-2.

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