Front Office

Mason Lyttle

Director of Business Operations and Communications

Office: 608-352-7488
Cell: 919-830-6105
Email: mason@janesvillejets.com

This fall, Mason begins his fourth season with the Jets. In his role, Mason directs the Jets’ communications, business operatives, and internship program, in addition to working closely with sponsors, ticket sales, and game night operations. In addition, he serves as the Jets’ away broadcaster on HockeyTV.com.

In 2016, Mason helped the Jets climb to new heights in corporate partnerships and attendance. Mason was also a pivotal part of a 2014-15 front office which set a franchise record in overall ticket revenue.

Mason earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina Greensboro in 2014 before joining the Jets. He enjoys reading, cycling, and board games.

 

Mel Cushing

Vice President of Partner Relations & Sales

Office: 608-752-5387
Cell: 608-751-8699
E-mail: mel@janesvillejets.com

After an incredibly successful sales career at WCLO/WJVL, Mel joined the Jets in March of 2016. Mel’s wealth of talents immediately improved the Jets’ connections to corporate partners in the South Central Wisconsin community.

Mel will continue to serve the Jets in his role of corporate communications, partner relations, and sponsorship sales into the 2016-17 season, primarily by connecting businesses and individuals who support Jets hockey to the product: the players, the coaches, and the fans.
In his free time, Mel enjoys physical fitness and attending sporting events.
 

Kevin Meegan

Director of Fan Development, Sales & Outreach

Office: 608-758-1147
Cell: 708-417-7068
E-mail: kevin@janesvillejets.com

This fall, Kevin begins his third season with the Janesville Jets organization. Like Mason, Kevin started as an intern in the 2014-15 season. His expanded role sees him directing group ticket sales, sales interns, marketing and promotional initiatives, and community events. Kevin also serves as team liaison to Janesville Youth Hockey.

As a Operations intern during the 2014-15 season, Kevin coordinated game night entertainment aspects, including anthem singers, flag boys and girls, volunteer bartenders, and contest participants.  Kevin also served a key role as a part of the 2014-15 front office which set a franchise record in overall ticket revenue.

Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration from Western Illinois University in 2014. His passions include youth hockey, youth development, and event management.

 GSP_8012 2017 Intern

 

Anthony Theisen

Account Executive Intern

Anthony joined the Jets in May 2017, and serves as an Account Executive Intern, working directly with ticket sales and offseason promotions for the Jets. His role involves growing the Jets fan base and working directly with Kevin on the events and promotional calendar.

Anthony will graduate from Eastern Illinois University in July 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Sports Studies.

 

Emily Polglaze

Media Intern

Emily joined the Jets in June 2017, and serves as a Media Intern. In this role, Emily will focus on content creation for the Jets’ website and social media channels.

Emily graduated from the University of Minnesota in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication.

 
Mellody Strahan

Digital Media Intern

Mellody joined the Jets in July 2017 and serves as a Digital Media Intern. In this role, Mellody focuses on the Jets’ content production, with a focus on graphic and video design.

Mellody is a student at Beloit College where she is a Media Studies major. She enjoys reading, going to the movie theater, and a good Pinterest board.

 

Ricky Cano

Operations Intern

Ricky joined the Jets in November of 2016. As an operations intern, Ricky serves the Jets in multiple areas, both in the office and at the rink. Among his responsibilities are game night coordination and social media content creation.

Ricky graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in June 2017 and will begin his freshman year at Minnesota State (Mankato) this fall. He will study Sports Management.

 GSP_8001 2017 Intern