Kevin has been involved with the Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation and the Bay State Games since 1984. Kevin started with the organization as a Sport Coordinator and was promoted to Executive Director in 1999.
Kevin has served as the President of the National Congress of State Games from 2005 – 2007. He currently serves on the National Congress of State Games Board of Directors and is chair of the State Games of America Committee which is responsible for the evaluation and selection of locations for the Bi-Annual State Games National Championship.
Kevin is a 1983 graduate of Boston College where he served as the manager of the Men’s Basketball team. Kevin has served as a member of the Boston Marathon Organizing Committee as Coordinator of Volunteer Finish Security since 1997. He is a member of the Falmouth Road Race Organizing Committee and also works as a consultant for Dave McGillivary Sports Enterprises assisting with the operation of many mass participatory events including the Beach to Beacon Road Race, the Jimmy Fund Walk and the Feaster Five Road Race. Kevin has worked two Olympic Games including the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Kevin is also a statistician for the Boston College football and basketball teams, as well as the New England Patriots.
Pete has been involved with the Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation and the Bay State Games in various capacities including: a multi-sport participant, coach, and administrator. He also serves as a commissioner on the Western Massachussetts Sports Commission. His background in these positions involves him with many sport organizations, tournaments, and venues throughout the United States.
He has been a guest speaker to sport groups, colleges and appeared on ESPN and CBS Sports Radio on various topics, including a parent's role in athletics; as well as being a NCAA field hockey official.
Pete serves as a consultant specializing in management for sport events, governing boards, leagues, clubs, camps, merchandising, event photography and video services. Some of his clients include: the International Volleyball Hall of Fame, Nike Vogelsinger Soccer, Seekers Field Hockey Club, Amaral Soccer Academy, AAU Basketball Clubs, YMCAs, Holyoke Community College and Woodstock Academy of Connecticut.
Ashley graduated from Westfield State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and movement science. She has passion for sports whether playing, coaching, or organizing events. She has experience as a patient service specialist at a Physical Therapy Office, as a Field Hockey Coach and has volunteered at the Bay State Games. Ashley is set to finish her masters degree in sports management from Southern New Hampshire University in 2017. She hopes to be an advocate for youth sports and organizations in the future. In her free time, she enjoys running, working out, and cooking.
Erika Sheinhait, Operations Intern
Erika is a senior at Western New England University and is studying sport management. She is a member of the WNE swim team and has been swimming since she was five years old. Erika has experience working in the Sports Information Department on campus and as a lifeguard and swim instructor at a day camp. She also has experience coaching at the park and recreation and club level. Last summer, Erika studied abroad in Rio de Janieo during the Olympic Games. After graduation, Erika is planning on attending graduate school at WNE and eventually working in intercollegiate athletics. In her free time, Erika loves to watch baseball, swim, and hang out with friends.
Margo Murphy, Operations Intern
Margo is a junior at the University of New Hampshire, studying Recreation Management and Policy with a minor in Business Administration. She works for the UNH Campus Recreation department and had the opportunity to help them open a brand new outdoor pool and recreation center this past year. She recently came back from living in Australia for four months where she immersed herself in the Australian sports, recreation, and adventure tourism culture by scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef, learning to surf, and attending Cricket and AFL games. In her free time Margo likes to go outside rollerblading, hiking, and hanging out with family and friends.
Zachary Cousineau, Operations Intern
Zachary is set to finish his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2017. He organized a charity 3 on 3 basketball tournament with Gmae Time Sports and Fitness and also interned with the New Bedford Bay Sox. He was a Varsity athlete at Lowell High School in golf, swimming, and tennis. He also plays football, basketball, baseball, and soccer. Zachary's hobbies include playing sorts, listening to music and hanging out with family and friends.
Joseph DeVirgilio, Operations Intern
Joey is a sophomore OIM and sport management double major at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. He is a manager for the UMass Basketball team and a community outreach team member for the Pioneer Valley Tipoff. In high school, he played football, baseball, and track. He has a passion for sports and hopes to continue working in the sports industry after he graduates as a coach, or in the front office of a professional sports team.
Cassie Healy, Operations Intern
Cassie is a junior sport management major and sports journalism minor at UMass Amherst. For years, Cassie was a goalkeeper for a select soccer team. Currently, she plays for the UMass Amherst Rugby Team. In three years at UMass, she has had the opportunity to broadcast games for WMUA, the UMass campus radio station. Cassie spent the summer of 2016 working behind the scenes at Gillette Stadium for ESPNBoston.com.
Keith Stead, Sports Information Intern
Keith graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelors of Science in sports management. He previously worked in Game Day operations for the Lowell Spinners as a member of the North Shore Navigators press box. Keith ran cross country and playd tennis in high school. He enjoys playing sports and videogames.