CANTON OH – Lynn Mickles, Executive Director of the Global Professional Basketball League has announced that Chris Munson will assume the role of Director of Basketball Operations for the Premier Developmental Basketball League.
A native of Minneapolis, Chris brings to the GPBL a thorough knowledge of sports as well as well as a bit of media savvy. Chris Munson has previously worked as the Sports Director for ESPN Radio Vermont and currently is the Director of Communications for the United States Basketball Association. Chris is also a freelance writer having written for Our Sports Central, US Basketball, The Vermont Times, The Vermont Guardian, Varsity Magazine and d3football.com.
This past season Chris performed play by play duties for University of North Florida’s coverage of men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball for the Atlantic Sun Conference. Chris also performed play by play and color duties for UNF’s coverage of women’s basketball. Over the years, Chris has broadcast over 400 games on television and radio, including play by play duties for Fox College Sports for the inaugural College Insider.com title game in Peoria, IL.
“Being able to bring a talented person like Chris Munson to the GPBL is a tremendous coup for us” said Mickles. “His versatility and extended network in the sports industry will only make our league stronger from the top on down.”
“I look forward to working with him” added Don Seroka, Director of Media and Public Relations for the GPBL. “I feel as though with our combined experience, we will complement each other which will only benefit the league.”
The Global Professional Basketball League will start play in January, 2010. For more information visit our web site at www.thegpbl.com or contact:Don Seroka
Director of Media and Public Relations
Global Professional Basketball League
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