Brock Hines, the most veteran member of the UMass Sports Network, returns for his 23rd season with UMass hockey in 2015-16. Hines will once again handle color commentary for the Minutemen and host the weekly UMass Hockey Radio Show.
In 2010-11, Hines was honored prior to the start of the season with the Hockey East Joe Concannon Media Award for broadcasting excellence.
Hines played and coached hockey for over 25 years. He graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1979 and with a finance degree from Babson College in 1983.
Past radio experience for Hines includes hockey color and football sideline reporting for Greenfield High School and a 26-year run of hosting a weekly radio show at Deerfield. In addition to his hockey duties at UMass, Hines has also provided color for the Minutewomen basketball team. In his tenure, he has teamed to win two Massachusetts Broadcaster awards and a MA/RI Associated Press award for Best Sports Broadcast.
Hines is the president of the Albert B. Allen Insurance Agency in Greenfield. He and his wife Laurie reside in Montague.
Last Updated: June 2015