Brian Tosti joined the Swamp Rabbits in September of 2016 as the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations, becoming the voice of the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. His main role includes cultivating and maintaining local and national media relationships to generate coverage for the organization locally and regionally. Tosti also generates new written and broadcast content for the team’s website.
Prior to his move to Greenville, Tosti spent two years with the Bloomington Thunder in the United States Hockey League (USHL) as the Public Relations Coordinator & Sales Representative. His time in Bloomington also included assisting in the expansion of the new organization in 2014. Brian came to Bloomington from the Chicago Blackhawks’ primary development affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs, where he was a member of the American Hockey League team’s Broadcasting department.
In 2013, Tosti graduated from the State University of New York, at Oswego with a BA in Broadcasting/Mass Communication. During his four years at the school, he served as the Sports Director for Oswego’s campus TV station (WTOP-10) as well as the play-by-play voice for a variety of sports, including hockey.
The Clifton Park, NY native is an avid hockey player who also enjoys tennis, golf, and volleyball. He roots for his home-state teams, most importantly the New York Rangers and New York Giants.
James Kalinowski is in his fourth season with the Swamp Rabbits as Community Engagement Coordinator. He serves as the liaison between the team and all local schools and is also responsible for assisting in the development of community partnerships and facilitating parts of the internship program.
Prior to joining the Swamp Rabbits, James spent three years as a student marketing assistant for Coastal Carolina University Athletics. He graduated from Coastal Carolina in December of 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in recreation and sports management.
A native of Wingdale, New York, James enjoys watching New York sports teams and playing video games in his free time.
Ian Farrell joined the Swamp Rabbits as the Graphic Design Coordinator in July of 2017.
A native of Daytona Beach, FL, he attended USC Upstate as a student-athlete for two years and The Ramp School of Ministry for two years. Prior to joining the Swamp Rabbits, Ian worked for KSTV as a graphic designer. He worked with many high-profile clients while at KSTV, including FOX Sports 1 and UFC.
His greatest passion is Jesus. Stemming out of that, he loves global missions and traveling. In his free time he enjoys hiking, playing sports, and spending time with friends.
Cory Elwood joined the Swamp Rabbits staff in August of 2016. In his current role, Cory is responsible for the designing, purchasing, and managing of the teams merchandise, as well as staffing the team store, the Hop Shop.
Prior to joining the Swamp Rabbits, Cory worked as a sales manager for a headwear company in Colorado. He received his degree in Sport Industry Operations from Metropolitan State University in Denver. In his spare time, Cory enjoys spending time with his wife Jasmine, and their two dogs, Jack and Calypso, as well as playing hockey and rooting for his hometown Colorado teams.
Charlie Hall is in his second season as the Swamp Rabbits Fan Development Coordinator. His main responsibilities include working with local youth hockey organizations and educating The Upstate communities about the sport of hockey. He is in charge of coordinating the Swamp Rabbits special events and player appearances. It is also very common for him to be seen in the community with everyone’s favorite Swamp Rabbit, Stomper.
An Atlanta, Georgia native, Hall graduated from Georgia Southern University with a BS in Sports Management with a minor in Business in May of 2016. He was also a defenseman for the GSU Men’s Lacrosse Team for 4 years.
Before coming to the Swamp Rabbits, Charlie interned with the Atlanta Gladiators, Gwinnett Braves and Savannah Sports Council. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and cheering on his hometown Atlanta Braves.
Patrick Innes joined the team as an Account Executive in March of 2017.
From the Greenville area, Patrick graduated from Winthrop University with a degree in Finance. He is currently working towards his Masters of Business at Clemson University
Prior to joining the Swamp Rabbits, Patrick was enlisted in the army for 6 years as an infantryman that was a part of a sniper unit in Fort Bragg, NC.
Patrick spends most of his free time with his fiancée Jessica and their son Carson, but also enjoys taking part or watching sports of all kinds in his free time as well as brewing craft beer as a hobby.
Nicholas Czerow joined the Swamp Rabbits as an Account Executive in August of 2017 following an internship with the team.
An Oswego, NY native, Nicholas attended the State University of New York at Cortland. There he received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management in May of 2017. Prior to SUNY Cortland, Nicholas attended Cayuga Community College where he received his Associates of Applied Science in Telecommunications: Radio and Television Broadcast.
Nicholas worked as a Promotional Assistant for Galaxy Communications in Syracuse, NY before joining the Swamp Rabbits. His range of experience comes from multiple internships and other hands-on experience. Nicholas spent time as a Marketing Assistant for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, Event Operations Assistant for Fulton and Brewerton Speedway, and Production Assistant for live radio and television broadcasts.
Nicholas’ passion for sports and entertainment began at a young age by watching Syracuse basketball games with his parents and attending races at the Oswego Speedway (Steel Palace). Nicholas brings his passion to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits to provide joy to Upstate South Carolina through the influence of professional ice hockey. In his spare time Nicholas enjoys being with family, hanging out with dogs, following Syracuse Orange athletics, playing sports, and attending sprint car, supermodified, and NASCAR races.