Women's Soccer


  Jorma Kansanen
Jorma Kansanen

Administrative Assistant

7th Season

Alma Mater:
Massachusetts, 1998

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.


    Event Calendar

    Thursday, Oct 8
    at George Mason 7:00 PM
    Sunday, Oct 11
    at George Washington 1:00 PM gametracker
    Thursday, Oct 15
    vs Davidson 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 18
    vs Rhode Island 1:00 PM gametracker
    Thursday, Oct 22
    at Duquesne 7:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Oct 25
    at VCU 12:30 PM
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