First Arena
155 N Main St Elmira, NY 14901



The First Arena is Elmira’s entertainment source. After new management under CAN-USA Sports, the owners of the Elmira Pioneers; the First Arena will once again house hockey. This time in the FHL with the Elmira Enforcers, as well as many other events to provide community entertainment in the downtown Elmira area.


Robbie and Nellie Nichols, Owners of CAN-USA Sports

Marc Witt, General Manager

Kane  Cowper, Building Operations Manager

Joseph Ruggiero, Director of Community Relations and Digital Marketing

Austin Simon, Director of Ticket Sales

Jonathan Kliment, Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting

Troy Costantino, Account Executive

Rick Thorne, Technical Director

Josh Morrison, Rec Rink Manager

Rick Janowsky, Ice Plant Supervisor