Paul Bys
Paul  Bys

Equipment Manager

Alma Mater:
Ohio University 1991

Paul Bys enters his 15th season as senior equipment manager at the University of Massachusetts. He is involved with all athletic equipment purchasing, budgeting, reconditioning, uniform sizing, maintenance and inventory control. In addition, he oversees all game day preparations for equipment and locker room facilities for all home and away games.

Bys is certified by the Athletic Equipment Manager's Association and is a member of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

Prior to coming to UMass, Bys spent 25 years in the food service industry at Shop-Rite supermarkets. During this tenure, he held management positions in Springfield, Mass.; Holyoke, Mass.; and Manchester, Conn., prior to his retirement in January of 1994.

A 1971 graduate of Chicopee High School, he earned his associate's degree in law enforcement at Holyoke Community College in 1973. A resident of Feeding Hills, Mass., Bys and his wife, Donna, have one daughter, Alyssa, who graduated from UMass with a Bachelors of Science in Human Nutrition in May 2005.


    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College TBA
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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