Geoff Lopes was named the Coordinator of Athletics Communications in August 2014. His main duties include overseeing Penmen Productions, in addition to serving as the primary contact for the Penmen field hockey, ice hockey and men's lacrosse teams.
Previously, he served as the Director of New Media and Digital Communications of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). Lopes managed all aspects of the ECAC’s publicity bureau, while also executing the day-to-day maintenance of the conference nine web pages and serving as the liaison with the web site host. He also oversaw annual plans for each public relations discipline and directly implemented public relations’ goals and programs. Lopes was the Media Relations Director and administrative liason for the ECAC Division I and Division II Lacrosse Leagues, as well as the five ECAC Division III Hockey Leagues. He administered the prestigious Lambert Meadowlands football poll and co-managed the ECAC Football Awards Dinner.
Prior to the ECAC, Lopes was a producer with sports radio WEEI in Boston. During his time with WEEI, Lopes was an executive producer for “The Night Ryder Show” with John Ryder and an associate producer for the Dennis and Callahan Show, the Big Show, the New England Patriots’ Real Post Game Show and Boston Celtics Rewind. He also produced the 2012 Major League Baseball playoffs and the 2013 BCS National Championship game for ESPN Radio’s Boston Affiliate. The station was named the 2012 NAB Marconi Radio Award’s sports radio station of the year.
While in Boston, Lopes also worked for the Boston Globe’s online affiliate Boston.com as a writer, reporter and digital content specialist for the “Your Town” section. Focusing specifically on the East Boston neighborhood, Lopes wrote interactive articles, produced video packages and photograph slideshows for online viewership.
Lopes graduated Cum Laude from Emerson College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism. During his time there, he worked in the college’s Sports Information Department for four years. He played a vital role in the department’s day to day operations, including media distribution and game day management for Emerson’s fourteen varsity sports.
Lopes was a four year member of the Lions’ baseball team and a two year captain. He was named Emerson’s Male Student Athlete of the Year in 2012 after a stellar four year career. Lopes holds the school record for doubles and extra base hits and is third all time in hits, RBI, and games played. He was a two time All-Conference catcher, four time Academic All-Conference selection and holds the Emerson College and Great Northeast Athletic Conference record for most runners caught stealing in a season and in a career.
Lopes was a four-year member of the Emerson Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and served as vice-president his junior year and was president as a senior. Following graduation he was named an alumni member of the Emerson College Athletics Working Group.
He currently resides in Manchester, N.H.