Staff

Marissa T.

Facility Manager

 

Birthday: August 5th

Certifications: Certified Ice Rink Manager, CPR Certified Instructor

How long have you been on skates? I have been on skates since I was 3 years old!

Favorite part of the job: My favorite part of the job is the awesome staff we have at WIA. Everyone is friendly, eager to learn, and hardworking. Teamwork makes the dream work!

Fun Fact: Proud Mom of Dax the Warrior Ice Dog & Baby Kingston!

Pete J.

Assistant Facility Manager & Hockey Manager

 

Birthday: July 1st

Certifications: Certified Ice Technician, Ice Maintenance & Equipment Operations, Ice Painting & Equipment Operations, Basic Arena Refrigeration, Operations & Risk Management, USA Hockey Level 4 Hockey Coach & SafeSport Training Program

How long have you been on skates? I’ve been playing hockey for over 25 years and working with student athletes for over 15 years.

Favorite part of the job: My favorite part of working at WIA is contributing to the development of the arena’s hockey programs and helping others not only reach, but exceed their personal goals as both hockey players and individuals.

Fun Fact: My hobbies include coaching and trying to keep up with my 3 kids, all under the age of 6!

Lauren M.

Marketing & Social Media Manager

 

Birthday: September 8th

Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising/Graphic Design from Quinnipiac University

How long have you been on skates? The first time I ever skated was when I started working here in 2018! I participated in a session of our Learn to Skate program to get my feet wet, but as they say, practice makes better! I think I still need more practice!

Favorite part of the job: Every day is different at the arena. I love taking photos and videos of our staff, guests, and participants and featuring them on social media!

Fun Fact: I have tried out for the CBS reality show Survivor for over 13 years and don’t plan on stopping until you see me on the show! As Jeff Probst would say- “Survivors Ready?!”

Tyler R.

Administrative Assistant

 

Birthday: January 6th

Certifications: BA in Sport Management from Emmanuel College ’19

How long have you been on skates? I can’t remember an exact age but I started to skate in my later elementary school days on an outdoor rink that my dad and I would build every year!

Favorite part of the job: The variety in the agenda at our facility is my favorite part! Some days start with the Bruins in the morning, and end with a Bar Mitzvah at night. Every day is different!

Fun Fact: I have held the Stanley Cup- twice!

Sasha L.

Skating Director

 

Birthday: September 28th

Certifications: Personal Trainer & Fitness Nutrition Specialist, CER/PSA – Certified and Insured to teach private lessons

How long have you been on skates? I have been on skates for over 24 years.

Favorite part of the job: I love being able to watch skaters grow and reach their goals.

Fun Fact: I have traveled to over 30 countries and I am half South African.

Matt C.

Hockey Coach

 

Birthday: June 6th

Certifications: Studied Business Administration at Stevenson University

How long have you been on skates? I have been skating since I was 3.

Favorite part of the job: I love helping kids every day to become the best they can be on and off ice to attain their goals in life and hockey.

Fun Fact: I am the youngest of 4 boys.

Jason P.

Head of Operations

 

Birthday: April 29th

Certifications: CIRM Certified Ice Rink Manager, Certified Arena Operator – Ice Skating Industry

How long have you been on skates? My dad taught me when I was 12 or 13.

Favorite part of the job: There is always something to do. It’s awesome seeing other NHL teams and making ice for them.

Fun Fact: I hosted a sports talk show, a radio show and was a stand-up comedian back in my home state of Vermont. I have also lived in Wisconsin, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Texas before landing in Boston.

Rich H.

Arena Operations Associate

 

Birthday: February 24

How long have you been on skates? I have been skating since I was 8 years old!

Favorite part of the job: My favorite part of the job is meeting different people that come into the arena every day! Our staff is awesome and every day is different, which makes things fun!

Fun Fact: My late uncle is Johnny Kelley, who won the Boston Marathon twice (1935 & 1945).

Jay B.

Manager/Driver

 

Birthday: August 12th

Certifications: CIT

How long have you been on skates? I have been on skates since I was 4.

Favorite part of the job:  I love being able to make ice for the Bruins and watching them practice. It’s also super cool to see other teams come in and cross paths with other superstars in the NHL and around the world.

Fun Fact: I have a pretty intense collection of Bruins/NHL memorabilia, and I also like to go to Broadway shows with my wife.

Philip A.

Manager/Driver

 

Birthday: August 14th

Certifications: 30 years of experience in rink management.

How long have you been on skates? I have been on skates for 50 years.

Favorite part of the job: I  love knowing that the ice is in great condition!  There is nothing better than someone telling you after a session that the ice was awesome!

Fun Fact: I love hanging out with friends and going out on my boat.

Skating Coaches

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