Jim Chesnut is in his second season as the equipment manager for the RiverKings.
Chesnut has plenty of experience in minor league hockey. He was the equipment manager for the Lowell Lock Monsters (AHL) from 2004 to 2006. He then became the equipment manager with the Oklahoma City Blazers (CHL); he took the same position with the Augusta RiverHawks (SPHL) for the 2011-12 season. After his one season with Augusta, Chesnut returned to the CHL as equipment manager for the Tulsa Oilers for the 2012-13 season.
Chesnut is a University of Oklahoma graduate and he currently resides in Southaven.