Meet the Team

Sponsorship

Michael Lovewell
Justin Chasse
Adam Zecker
Ted Zimmerman
Michael is a senior in Sport Management from Lunenburg MA. He took part in working (as an intern) with operations for the ​Watchusett Dirt Dawgs and the Worcester Bravehearts. In addition, Michael is t​he head of marketing and sponsorship for the Massachusetts Youth Bay Lacrosse League.
Justin is a senior double-major in Sport Management and Economics from ​Nahant, MA. He spent last summer ​as a Ticket Sales Intern/Fan Experience Coordinator with the Worcester Bravehearts and is currently working in Facility Operations for the UMass Recreation Center.
Adam is a Sport Management major from Rye Brook, NY. His past experience included a Boatwright internship with the ​​Metropolitan Golf Association. 
Ted Zimmerman is a Junior Sport Management major from St. Louis, MO. This past summer, he interned with a professional rugby team in Sydney, Australia called the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. His interests in sports include digital marketing and possibly working with a sports agency following graduation.

Marketing

Peter Geara
Cassandra Healy
Michael Lees
Peter is a senior Sport Management major from Beirut, Lebanon (Born in Houston, TX). Peter has previously interned at Aurora Winery in northern Lebanon and has recently worked with the Lebanese National Olympics Committee as a Database Management intern.
​Cassey is a senior in Sport Managment. She has interned for ESPNBoston.com as a Marketing Intern, as well as Bay State Games as an Operations Intern.  Cassey has set a goal to potentially go into Event Management. She has also worked at the Athletic Department at UMass for 2 years in the Media Relations office.
Michael is a MS Sport Management major from Kent, UK. He ​studied Business and Spanish at the University of Hull in the U.K. Michael also has a year of experience working as an intern at Airbus in Madrid, and two years working within licensed sporting goods in the UK.

Tournament Operations

Robert Chiusano
Rob is a junior Sport Management and Psychology double major from Marlboro, NJ. He has previously interned with ID Sports USA to help put on college soccer showcases. Rob was also a Volunteer Coordinator for last year's SoccerFest 2017 in Marketing. 
Josh Fertig
Josh is a junior Sport Management Major from Roslyn, NY.  He has previously ​worked for the New York Cosmos, a professional soccer team in the NASL within the Operations Department for two years.
Ryan Sullivan
Ryan is a senior Sport Management major from Bronx, NY. He has previously interned at Valley Blue Box and is currently working with UMass Athletics in Game Operations.

Fun Zone

Kelsey Senecal
Jonathan Carter
Kelsey is a junior Sport Management and Marketing major. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey is skillful at event management and marketing, and is also currently a Marketing intern with the UMass Athletics Marketing Department. 
Jonathan is a senior, Sport Management and Marketing double major from Plainville, MA. He is currently working with the New England Revolution as well as UMass Athletics. Jonathan has also been closely volunteering for the Special Olympics since 2007.

Registration & Hospitality

Shelley Hobson 
Eric Friedlander
Shelley is a ​senior, Sport Management major from Rehoboth, MA. She has interned under the Event Manager at the Mullins Center, where her experience in both sport- and concert-related events was gained. Shelley is also the Vice President of the University Programming Council, which is the club at UMass that programs events for students and also plans the Spring Concert.
Eric is a junior Sport Management and Marketing double-major form South Orange, NJ. He has interned with UMass Athletics working on fan experience and marketing initiatives. Eric has also worked on many large events in New York City including the New York City Marathon and the Celebrate Israel Parade.

Volunteer Management

Marissa Randall
​Marissa is a Sport Management major from Amesbury, MA; in her Senior year at UMass. She has previously been a part of the Soccerfest team last year as a volunteer coordinator. This summer she had a marketing internship where she learned skills that will be transferrable to our event as a whole. 

Youth Soccer Partnerships

Lindsey Jensen
Joshuea C. Ogbuike
Lindsey is a junior Sport Management major for Bellingham, MA. She has previously worked with UMass Athletics as a Game Day Sales/Marketing associate. Lindsey has also worked for Kraft Sports Group with the New England Revolution for 2 years.
Joshuea is a junior Sport Management major from Milton, MA. He was Team Manager and Operations Director for Dean College Baseball and Men’s Soccer programs for the past two years. Joshuea has also served as a Volunteer Assistant Coach to the Milton High School Boys’ Soccer program for about upwards to a month in 2015. Lastly, working as Day-to-Day Operations Manager for the Real Boston Rams back in 2014

Finance & Office Manager

Matt Bloom
Matt is a senior Sport Management major from Bridgewater, NJ. He has previously worked with the US Soccer Academy in event operations and is currently working as a marketing intern for UMass Athletics where he also took on roles like game-day operation.

Thank you to our sponsors.

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