Winnipeg Jets coach is Rick Bowness. He was named the head coach of the team on 3 July 2022 replacing Dave Lowry.
Winnipeg Jets general manager is Kevin Cheveldayoff. He has held the position since 2011 when the Jets returned from Atlanta to Winnipeg.
Rick native has spent nine years in NHL with Atlanta, St. Louis, Detroit, and Winnipeg. He started his playing career in hockey with the Quebec Remparts of QMJHL in 1972.
The Halifax native has played in NHL for 6 seasons with Atlanta, St. Louis, Detroit, and Winnipeg. He was in the second round in the 1975 NHL Draft by the Atlanta Flames.
His coaching career started with the Sherbrooke of QMJHL when he was still a player. After retiring he joined the Winnipeg Jets as an assistant coach.
Bowness worked with the Vancouver Canucks for the 2006 - 07 season. After that was named an associate coach for the Tampa Bay Lightings. He also served for the Dallas Stars from 2018 to 2022.
Rick ranks 7th on the list of Hottest Coaches In NHL 2023.
Rick is married to Judy Bowness. They have a daughter named Kristen Bowness and two sons Richard Bowness and Ryan Bowness.
Kevin currently serves as the GM and the Winnipeg Jets executive vice president. The former player actively played hockey from 1986 to 1994.
Cheveldayoff is named the third-longest-tenured General Manager in NHL history. The first place is taken by David Poile of Nashville Predators having served since 1997.
As a player he 10 seasons in three leagues including WHL, AHL, and IHL. He played with Capital District Islanders and Salt Lake Golden Eagles.
He was drafted by the New York Islanders in 1988 as a junior hockey standout, but he could not play due to a knee injury. He played an NHL game.
The coach has spent 2 seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks as assistant GM. He also worked with AHL's Chicago Wolves leading them to 4 championships.
The Saskatoon native led started the International Hockey League's Denver Grizzlies to win back-to-back Turner Cups as an assistant coach.
Kevin and his wife Janet Cheveldayoff have two kids, Chase and Alexi Cheveldayoff. His brother is Saskatchewan politician Ken Cheveldayoff.