Steve Elias

Chief Executive Officer

Grand Strand Ice Management CEO Steve Elias

Steve Elias is lives and works in Myrtle Beach, SC.  Since the age of three, Steve has always had a passion for all on ice activities.  He is currently in his 23rd year as a USA Hockey certified official and 15th as a USA Hockey Seminar Coordinator.  Over that time, Steve has participated in USA Hockey regional and National activities as a referee and coaching instructor.

In the past, he has attended many USA Hockey invitational programs, tournaments and training sessions.  Steve also works games at the High School and college levels throughout the East Coast.  Currently, he is a member of the Carolina Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) as a Board of Directors member.  CAHA is the USA Hockey governing body in the NC and SC regions.  Steve is also an active member in the National Ice Hockey Officials Association (NIHOA) in the Metro NY/NJ region.  He is a member of numerous college ice hockey officiating associations such as ACHA, MAHOA, ECCHA and CIHOA.

Steve has a long history in the ice rink industry.  From the early days of being a skate guard to the progression of being a General Manager and Limited Partner.  He is a current member of the USA Hockey and US Figure Skating premier ice rink management training program in S.T.A.R. (Serving the American Rinks).  Steve has also had management and business training from the Myrtle Beach chapter of SCORE.

In 1995 through 1997 Steve spent time in the American Hockey league as the Community Relations Director of the Baltimore Bandits.  Previous to that experience, he helped establish the construction of American Hockey and Ice Skating Center in Wall, NJ.  Steve moved from there on to Iceland Assoc. in Hamilton Township, NJ.  From there, he was hired by Pro Skate USA in South Brunswick, NJ to act in numerous roles that help get a brand new ice rink facility off the ground.  Steve also did some ice rink consulting work for the town of Old Bridge, NJ.

As a member of the Grand Strand Ice Management team, Steve Elias will be able to bring almost 25 years of ice rink industry experience to the Grand Strand Area.

You can email Steve at selias@grandstrandicemanagement.com