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Chuck Grillo is a former professional ice hockey executive with the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and the current owner of Minnesota Hockey Camps. From 1992 until 1996, Grillo shared general manager duties as vice-president.

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Grillo became involved with professional ice hockey with the Minnesota North Stars in the 1980s as a scout. He eventually became the director of player personnel. When the Minnesota franchise was split in two and the Sharks spun off in 1991, Grillo became a member of the Sharks staff. He was named Vice-president of player personnel, and was responsible for player acquisitions and trades, starting in 1992, after GM Jack Ferreira was dismissed. He was named executive vice-president in 1995 and held the title until 1996 when Dean Lombardi was hired as General Manager of the Sharks. He currently holds a position as a scout with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Prior to professional ice hockey, Grillo was a coach for 16 years in Minnesota high schools, earning the Minnesota State High School League Coach of the Year in 1973. He has been running the Minnesota Hockey Camps ice hockey development center in Nisswa, Minnesota for over 30 years.


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