Jorma Kansanen is now in his seventh season as the administrative assistant for the UMass women's soccer team.
A 1998 graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Kansanen covered not only the Minutewomen, but Division I Northeast Region competition over the course of three seasons for a variety of local and national publications, including The Daily Hampshire Gazette and Soccer America magazine. Currently, Kansanen complements his work at UMass with his position as the Media Relations Director for the New England Mutiny. A WPSL member team, New England is currently playing a full schedule featuring WPSL teams.
Kansanen's responsibilities at UMass include general office duties and alumni relations; arrangements for team travel; scouting of opponents; assisting UMass Media Relations; promotion, maintenance and development of the brochure and web site for coach Jim Rudy's summer soccer camps; and game day promotions.
Kansanen, 36, is single and resides in Shutesbury, Mass.
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