Rob Scichili (shick-lee) joined Franchise Sports & Entertainment in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Communications, working closely with President Tom Fireoved in all areas of the company. Scichili has worked in pro sports PR, publicity and marketing for over 23 years. A veteran of 17 seasons in the NHL, he spent 10 years (2002-2012) overseeing the communications department of the Dallas Stars, including all publicity, media relations, publications and Internet content & services. Scichili was a primary member of the Stars’ creative team in all areas of promotion, public relations, marketing and game entertainment.
Scichili also worked with the Anaheim Ducks (1993-2000), helping the business staff build an expansion franchise from the ground-up, all under the umbrella of the Walt Disney Company. He oversaw the Ducks’ PR efforts his last three seasons in Anaheim, and assisted the company in the transition of the California Angels’ merge with Disney Sports in 1996.
A Dallas native, Scichili currently serves on the board of directors of the Mike Modano Foundation and assists Modano in all areas of personal public relations and media. He is a staff writer for ScoreBoard Magazine and contributes to the Texas Rangers Game Program and other sports publications.
Scichili began his career in basketball communications, breaking in with the Dallas Mavericks in 1990 and joining the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1992. He’s worked with MLB.com as a marketing producer & writer for TexasRangers.com and KCRoyals.com. Scichili has also worked in golf (Byron Nelson Classic), tennis (1992 Davis Cup, Dallas Tennis Classic), and soccer (Dallas Sidekicks).
A 1990 graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Scichili resides in Dallas with his wife Robin, and their daughter Hadley & son Bobby.