Our Team

Kevin Cummings, Executive Director

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 served as the President of the National Congress of State Games from 2005 – 2007. He has served on the National Congress of State Games Board of Directors for over 12 years and is currently chair of the State Games of America Committee which is responsible for the evaluation and selection of locations for the biannual State Games National Championship. He is also the representative for the National Congress of State Games at the United States Olympic Committee's Multi-Sport Organizational Council.

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 has also served as a statistician for the Boston College football and basketball teams, as well as the New England Patriots, since the mid 1980's.

Kevin resides in Medford with his wife Jeanne. He has a son Matthew who is a recent graduate of Springfield College and his daughter Erin is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska.
 

Margo Murphy, Sports Coordinator

Margo was recently hired as the full-time Sports Coordinator after   serving as interim coordinator for the 2018 summer. She started   off at Bay State Games as an operations intern in 2017 in charge of   the volleyball, softball, field hockey, synchronized swimming, ice skating, and badminton competitions. Since then she has graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor's in Recreation Management and Policy: Program Administration and a minor in Business Administration. Her college highlights include working for the Campus Recreation department, helping them open a brand new outdoor pool and recreation center; winning the intramural championship for womens flag football and broomball; and volunteering at the Durham town recreation department. She looks forward to adding more sports to the Summer and Winter Games and expanding the existing sports by adding more divisions, events, and creating more exposure. 
 

Erika Sheinhait, Communications Coordinator

Erika returns to Bay State Games as the Communications   Coordinator after spending two summers as a public relations and   operations intern. She completed her degree in sport management   in December 2017 from Western New England University and is   currently pursuing her MBA at WNE. While at WNE, she worked in  the Office of Athletic Communications where she helped produce   content for the athletics website and social media pages and served   as a statistician at home athletic events. She was also a four-year   member and two-time captain of the varsity women’s swimming   team at WNE. In the summer of 2016, Erika studied abroad at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. There, she had the opportunity to attend several Olympic events and study The Olympic Partner (TOP) sponsorship program. Erika also currently serves as an age group coach on a local club swim team.

 

Kristen Niland, Operations/Communications Intern

Kristen is currently a graduate assistant for Student-Athlete Services at Central Michigan as she works towards her masters in Sport Administration. Kristen played softball at the University of Maine where she earned a business degree in 2018 and won the 2016 America East Conference championship with the softball team. She was named team captain for the 2017-2018 season and recognized as an America East Conference Scholar Athlete in 2017 and 2018. For the past two summers she has worked with the Worcester Bravehearts as an operations intern where she had the opportunity to work with USA and Japanese baseball teams. In her free time she loves cheering on the Boston sports teams and being at the beach.

 

Mitch Breslau, Operations Intern

 Mitch is a current junior Sport Management major at University of   Massachusetts Amherst. While attending school, he volunteers for   the Men’s Hockey Team as an operations intern. He is also a   broadcaster for WMUA Sports, the student-run radio station, calling games for many sports teams. One cause that Mitch is very   passionate about is the American Cancer Society’s Relay For  Life,   which he has been involved with for the past nine years.

 

 

 

Ben Harris, Operations Intern

 A rising Sports Management senior at UMass Amherst, Ben grew   up near Baltimore, Maryland and loves to root for the Ravens,   Orioles, and the Terps! Before college, Ben played football, basketball, and baseball. He loves to spend time outdoors and can't wait to start his internship at Bay State Games this summer.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Matt Allaire, Operations Intern

Matt is currently a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Marketing and Business Information Systems. He is currently working as an Athletics Equipment Intern for the University of Pittsburgh basketball teams to complement his classroom studies. He is also an executive board member for the Sports Business Association on campus. Growing up playing football, basketball, and baseball, sports have always been an essential part of his life. Matt is a diehard Kansas City Chiefs fan, and has cheered for the Chiefs throughout his life. Having worked as a camp counselor and youth basketball coach, Matt enjoys sharing his passion for sports to the younger generation.

 

Paige LeFrancois, Operations/Communications Intern

Paige is a rising junior at UMass Amherst, pursuing a degree in Sport Management and Marketing with a minor in Psychology. Last summer, she worked with the Worcester Bravehearts as a Merchandise Intern. At school, she volunteers as a student manager for the Women’s Field Hockey Team and plays for the club team where she’s traveled to Virginia Beach to play in the National Tournament. She also volunteers for the UMass Athletic Department as a Marketing Intern where she helps with marketing and game day operations. Despite being a Sox fan, during football season she’ll be rooting for the Saints.

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