Mike Raposo - Assistant Director for Conference Operations
Mike Raposo joined the NESCAC in July of 2012
as the Assistant Director for Conference Operations. Raposo serves
as the Sports Information Director for the league, which includes
oversight of the conference website, compiling conference
statistics and handling all media requests. In addition, he
provides support in the administration of conference championship
events, assists in the construction of league scheduling, provides
compliance assistance to conference members, manages the use of the
NESCAC logo marks and handles all licensing requests. He also
serves as the administrative liaison to the NESCAC Student-Athlete
Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Raposo joined the NESCAC staff from Mount Holyoke College, where he served as Sports Information Director for five years. In addition to heading the publicity efforts for the College’s 14 intercollegiate teams, he was also responsible for assisting in game management and athletic department administration.
Much of his time spent creating content for and maintaining Mount Holyoke’s athletics website. In the summer of 2010, he spearheaded efforts to launch a redesigned site in collaboration with PrestoSports. During that time, he was involved in every aspect of the process, including design and migration.
His other responsibilities included writing and distributing press releases, creating game day programs, developing promotional materials, managing the department's social media platforms, providing statistical coverage and reporting to the NEWMAC, NCAA and other outlets.
He was also in charge of scheduling athletic contests and securing officials. In the fall of 2009, he served as Media Coordinator for the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship.
While at Mount Holyoke, Raposo took on several administrative duties within the region. From 2008-12, he served as Media Relations Director for the New England Women's Basketball Association. During that time, he launched and maintained the organization's website, created and executed procedures for selecting weekly and yearly award winners and produced programs for its annual Senior All-Star game. He was also a member of the NEWMAC Athletic Administrators Group, serving as Women’s Basketball Liaison from 2010-12.
Prior to his arrival in South Hadley, Raposo served as Assistant Athletic Director and Sports Information Director at Mount Ida College for two years. His career in athletic administration began at Franklin Pierce University, where he was the Assistant Sports Information Director for one year.
Raposo received a bachelor of science degree in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2004. As an undergraduate, he spent time interning in the athletic department at Westfield State University.
An active member of his local community, Raposo is engaged in Westfield Little League, serving on the organization's Executive Board as the Vice President for the South Division. He also coaches regular season and all-star teams.