President, CEO and Alternate Governor
Ahron serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Alternate Governor
for the Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club and its related entities. As President and
CEO, Cohen oversees all business and legal operations, organizational strategic
planning, government relations, company culture, community engagement
strategy and special alternative investment initiatives. He also serves as the NHL
liaison for significant organizational matters. Prior to being named President &
CEO in July of 2018, Cohen served as the team’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief
Legal Officer. He joined the club in August of 2015. In 2016, Cohen spearheaded
the purchase, relocation, long-term lease negotiations and organizational creation
of the Tucson Roadrunners AHL franchise.
Prior to joining the Coyotes, Ahron practiced as a corporate attorney at Snell &
Wilmer L.L.P. in its Phoenix office. While at Snell, he served as outside legal counsel
to the 2015 Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee. Before that, he was a legal and
business affairs intern with the Minnesota Vikings franchise.
Ahron attended law school at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona
State University where he served as an Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal,
graduated Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif, and received the Pro Bono
Award with Distinction for his contributions to the Phoenix community. Prior to law
school, Cohen attended Bowdoin College where he played running back for the
Polar Bears’ football team and was one of fifty college football players to be named
as an All-American by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
In 2018, Cohen was awarded the Alumni Achievement Award from ASU Law School.
In 2017, he was named one of ASU Law Schools “50 Stars” in the school’s history.
Also in 2017, he was awarded the “Up-and-Comer Award” by the Association of
Corporate Counsel as the year’s top up-and-coming in-house counsel in Arizona.
Cohen is significantly involved in the greater Phoenix business and philanthropic
communities, serving as a Board member for the Arizona Coyotes Foundation,
Greater Phoenix Leadership, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona Advisory
Board, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the ASU Sports Law & Business
Advisory Board, the Arizona Sports & Entertainment Commission, the ASU Walter
Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Endowment Board and
the ASU Law School Alumni Board. He has also been involved with the Arizona
chapter of the Anti-Defamation League and the Phoenix Committee on Foreign
Relations. He is an active member of the State Bar of Arizona.
Ahron and his wife, Dana, and son, Carson, reside in Phoenix.