It was great to see some familiar faces and talk with a few folks. I had hoped to run into some others but learned a lesson about casually hoping to bump into people versus arranging to do so. All part of shaking off my own "rink rust" of sorts.
Moving forward my plan is to make this blog better than it ever was. In the past some of the content here sometimes might have been a wee bit divisive or off-putting to a segment of the readership. That will no longer be the case. My plan is to migrate to a named domain in time and become the UAA Seawolves Fan Website. I need to find my feet before making all that happen. In short, I'll be striving toward professionalism and to make the content something ANY Seawolf fan can enjoy.
Looks like the UAA Athletic Department is doing a great job. I met Travis Fuller, the new "Fan Experience & Community Engagement Manager". Having someone in the department with that title shows a commitment to winning back the local fanbase. Travis seemed professional and an all around good guy. I hope that he gets all the support he needs to be successful. Obviously, the fruits of his labor will be visible to all. Good luck Travis and I hope I can be some measure of assistance in the future here.
I've got a lot to do folks. For now if you can spread the word and point people here as the season approaches I'll sure appreciate it. Posting frequency will definitely increase soon. So far it's just been the Season Preview (I wasn't happy with it) and the Rookie Pictures post; the next couple of posts will be an analysis of the returning players (i.e... What I Love About Our Vets") and after that I'll give my thoughts on the league as a whole.