2002 Olympic Winter Games

Staff Profile

Bill Tuele
Manager, Media Relations

Tuele comes to the Olympic team having represented his country on five other occasions, including: three Canada Cups (1984, 1987, 1991), one World Championship (1994) and at the inaugural World Cup of Hockey in 1996. Bill is the proud owner of five Stanley Cup rings, three Canada Cup rings and one World Championship ring.

The Dean of the NHL Public Relations professionals has been an integral part of the Oilers organization since 1980-81. In his 22 seasons with the Oilers he has been a part of five Stanley Cup championship teams.

The 55-year-old, Port Arthur, Ontario native, was the Sports Director with CFCW radio in Edmonton for ten years before being chosen for the P.R. position with the Edmonton Oilers after the Oilers first year in the NHL.

Tuele also served in the Royal Canadian Air Force for five years. He and his wife Sylvia live in Edmonton, while his daughter, Melanie lives in Toronto. Bill and Sylvia both work on many different charitable endeavors. During the off-season, Bill and Sylvia enjoy traveling around the world and spending time at their lake home.