Chris Presson completed his third season as the president for the Rattlers. He also serves as team president for the NBA Developmental League’s Northern Arizona Suns the exclusive affiliate for the NBA Phoenix Suns.
Presson has spent 23 years in the sports management field and has been involved in varying sports that includes professional hockey, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, and soccer. He also spent two years as a facility manager.
He has twice been named the Central Hockey League’s (CHL) Executive of the Year, the CHL Soul of the Service Award recipient and most recently named the Arena Football League’s (AFL) Executive of the Year.
Presson is a native of Catoosa, Oklahoma and a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned a degree in journalism. He is also a previous board member for the Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Ronald McDonald House and the YMCA.
Presson has been the general manager of three teams who have won championships…two in professional hockey and one in basketball.
Presson and his wife Tracy have been married 22 years and have three daughters ages, 11, 12 and 16.