President, Founder, & Managing Partner
In 2008, Bill McCoshen and six others came together as Wisconsin Hockey Partners, LLC, and founded the Janesville Jets. From Day One, Bill has served as the organization’s President and Managing Partner.
Bill serves the NAHL on the Executive Committee as Chairman of the Board.
In 2016, Bill was inducted into the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame. His achievements and contributions to the state’s hockey communities include back-to-back state championships (1981 & 1982) as a defenseman for Superior Senior High School, leadership as President of the Southwest (Verona) Hockey Association, founding of the Kohlman Cup Peewee Tournament, and co-founding the Wisconsin Elite Hockey League (WEHL).
Vice President of Business Development & Operations
Mason has led off-ice functions of the Janesville Jets since 2015. In his role, Mason captains the Jets’ business operations team, and directly manages the Jets’ corporate, public, and media relations. Mason works closely with Mel Cushing on all tasks related to the Jets’ sponsors and community partners, and alongside Kennedy McNeil, oversees the Jets’ game night operations, promotions, and ticket sales.
Mason joined the Jets as an intern in fall 2014, and since has helped the team repeatedly break records in corporate partnerships, season ticket memberships, and attendance.
Mason grew up in Apex, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English. He lives in Janesville with his girlfriend, Erin, their cat, Rigby, and their dog, Bosco. Mason has served on the Board of Directors for the Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau since 2018, and enjoys cycling, craft beer, board games, and watching hockey in his free time.