Public Address Announcer, Bill Oellermann, Retires
After more than 800 games behind the microphone at Stars home games, Oellermann announces his retirement
DALLAS, TX. – AUGUST 3, 2012 -- Since Reunion Arena days, fans have associated Oellermann as the public address announcer of the Dallas Stars. After 18 seasons with the Stars, Oellermann has announced his retirement.
Over the course of his time with the Stars, he has worked more than 800 home games and the team won seven Division Championships, two Western Conference Championships, two Presidents’ Trophies and the 1999 Stanley Cup.
“Bill has been an integral part of the Dallas Stars in-game entertainment experience for 18 seasons. He will be missed. On behalf of the Dallas Stars organization, we are grateful for his contribution and wish him the best as he enters the next phase of his career,” states President and CEO of the Dallas Stars, Jim Lites.
“Never would I have dreamed that I would be a member of the Dallas Stars family for so long. This has been a wonderful experience and I look forward to watching the game from the fans perspective,” shares Bill Oellermann.
Besides the Dallas Stars, Oellermann’s tenure has included roles in news, public affairs, sports reporting and management in small, medium and major market radio stations. Most recently, he served as Assistant VP of Marketing and Communications in the Texas A&M System. He holds a graduate degree from Southern Illinois University and bachelor of Radio/Television and Physical Education from Northwest Missouri State University.