Team Staff & Volunteers

Director of Communications – Merisa Boyd

Merisa earned her BA in Communication and Media Studies from Emmanuel College in 2017, She began working with the Blades as a communications intern. In the fall of 2018, she will begin a Master’s program at Emerson College where she will study Public Relations and Sports Communications. For any media related requests or questions please contact [email protected]

Director of Digital Media – Mimi Murad

Mimi is a native of Utica, NY and is currently residing in Medford, MA. She is a Cazenovia College graduate and works as a Live Content Creator for Major League Baseball.

Event Manager – Michael Carpenito

Mike is from Leominster, MA and is currently enrolled at Fitchburg State University, working towards an MBA. He has earned two Bachelor’s Degrees; one in Sports Management from Salem State College and another in Game Design from Fitchburg State University. He also works as an assistant lacrosse coach and as the Quality Assurance Manager for an independent video game company.

Athletic Trainer – Janet Kennedy

Janet has worked previously as an Athletic Trainer and Teacher at Framingham Public Schools for 24 years. Last season, she worked with the Chinese Junior Women’s National Ice Hockey Team as well. She earned her B.S. from Bridgewater State and her Master’s in Education from Cambridge College. Janet noted that she is an Irish Twin who has two dogs, one cat, and a Harley-Davidson.

Equipment Manager – Lisa Clegg

An Easton, MA resident, Lisa sees herself as being an “all trades” kind of person. She has previously worked as a phlebotomist, EMT, and fire fighter. She has also played hockey at all levels with the exception of pro as a goalie.

Statistician – Trey Carrier

Trey is a current Sport Management student at Newbury College, set to graduate in 2020. From Webster, MA, he also works as an Offensive Coaching Intern for Massachusetts Pirates of the NAL. He is also an Assistant Football Coach for Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School.

Public Address Announcer – James Hayes

From Olean, NY and currently residing in Lexington, MA, James has a B.S. and a M.A. in Astronomy from Pennsylvania State (1969) and the University of Pittsburgh (1974). He presently works for the East Coast Wizards as a scorekeeper  and announcer and also has 20 years of military service in the United States Army from 1972-1992.

Play-by-Play Broadcaster – Max Wolpoff

Max is from Washington, D.C. and is currently enrolled at Boston University. He has served as a broadcaster for multiple teams, mostly with BU Women’s Hockey, and spent the summer as a co-broadcaster for the Bethesda Big Train baseball team.

Communications Intern – Zach Bamberger

As a Northborough, MA native, Zach describes himself as a diehard Boston sports fan. He earned his B.S. in Sport Management from Springfield College and has also worked for the Worcester Railers and the Providence Bruins.