Rico Velazquez


Vice President of Sales

Rico Velazquez is in his fourth season with the Sioux Falls Canaries and Sioux Falls Stampede. He joined the organization prior to the start of the 2012 season as a Sales/ Ticketing Intern.

He quickly worked his way up to being named Director of Sales during his second season with the club and was promoted to Vice President of Sales in July of 2015. 

Velazquez was part of the Stampede's record setting season in 2014-15 in which the Herd set the all-time USHL attendance record. He has also been part of the last two USHL Organization of the Year awards earned by the Stampede in 2013-14 and 2014-15. 

The Rogers, MN native earned his Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management and a minor in Coaching at St. Cloud State University. 

When not in the office, Velazquez is an avid fan of the Twins, Wild, Vikings, Timberwolves and the SCSU hockey team.


Phone: 605-336-6060 x 204