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RANDY SEXTON
Co-Director of Amateur Scouting

Randy Sexton is in his fourth season with the Penguins and his second as co-director of amateur scouting.

Sexton, a former general manager of the Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators, works closely with co-director of amateur scouting Jay Heinbuck and his staff in overseeing amateur scouting in North America and Europe.

Sexton, 54, joined the Florida organization as assistant general manager in 2007 and was promoted to general manager on Oct. 2, 2009. As general manager of the Panthers, Sexton oversaw all contract negotiations, pro and amateur scouting, player development and all hockey administration matters.

Sexton spent four years (1992-96) with the Ottawa Senators organization serving as the club’s president, chief executive officer and general manager, and was one of three founders of the Senators franchise – which entered the league in 1992.

Prior to joining the Panthers, Sexton spent three years as the executive director of Capital Sports Management Inc. (CSMI), a sister company to the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club. While with CSMI, Sexton provided strategic analysis and advice to the Senators organization.

Born in Brockville, Ontario, Sexton completed his post-secondary education at St. Lawrence University, playing for the varsity hockey team from 1978-82. He served as an assistant coach with St. Lawrence from 1983-85, while also handling scouting and recruiting responsibilities.

Sexton earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Clarkson University.

Randy and his wife, Joann, have three sons.

 
 
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