AMATEUR SCOUT - WESTERN CANADA
Brent McEwen has been an amateur scout for the Kings since 2004. Prior to joining the Kings, McEwen enjoyed a varied background as a general manager, coach and teacher.
From 1997-2004, McEwen worked for the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League, where he held the title of general manager, hockey and business operations. He also was active in the League where he was chairman of the team services committee; a member of the officiating and education committees; and alternate governor.
Prior to joining the Blades, McEwen spent four years in Europe. For one season he was the national team head coach for the Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation. In 1995-96, he was the head coach for Rogle BK of the Swedish Elite League and prior to that he served for two seasons as the head coach for Vita Hasten of the Swedish Division 1 league.
Before joining the professional ranks, McEwen worked for 10 years at the University of Saskatchewan where his responsibilities included coaching the College Hockey Program; Development and Management of the Hockey School; and teaching.
A native of Whitewood, Saskatchewan, McEwen, 56 (5/11/56), graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1983. He and his wife, Ellen, have two children: a son, Duncan, and a daughter, Kirsten. They reside in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.