Robyn Remick – President
Robyn Remick was named President of the Maryland Black Bears in October, 2018. She is the first female President of an NAHL team in the league’s 24-year history.
Remick comes to the Black Bears after an award-winning career in marketing and sales for companies including ESPN, Disney, Telecommunications Inc., and MTV Networks. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a B.S in Journalism.
Born in Baltimore, she’s lived all over the country and recently relocated from Orlando to Reisterstown, Maryland with her husband Allan and dog, Buddy. Remick is thrilled to have joined the Black Bears, looks forward to serving Black Bear Nation and its surrounding community and partnering with sponsors to grow mutual opportunities!
Kristine Perry – Director of Game Operations & Marketing Coordinator
Originally from Seattle, Washington, Perry earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Washington State University. She relocated to Maryland in 2011 to follow her now husband, Ron, who was stationed at Joint Base Andrews. Recently, Perry completed her master’s degree in Sports Management from George Washington University in January of 2018.
Perry is no stranger to junior hockey. She worked as a personnel coordinator for five state youth all-star hockey teams in Washington state. Her son, Skyler Smutek, played in the KIJHL, AJHL, and BCHL before playing Division I with the University of Connecticut. He currently plays for the Quad City Storm of the SPHL. Go Storm!
Bringing twenty-one years of marketing experience to the Black Bears, Perry has a background in casino marketing and worked for H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing, an extreme motor racing sport of jet-powered hydroplanes that can reach speeds up to 200 mph.
True to her roots, Perry’s favorite sports team is the Seattle Seahawks and whatever sports team her son is on. Other hobbies include skiing and traveling. Perry and her husband Ron have visited 23 of the 30 MLB ballparks.
Colin MacCarthy – Media Relations Manager
Colin MacCarthy is a born and raised Washingtonian (DC) and graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of the Arts in Government and Politics.
MacCarthy brings over three years of communications experience from his time as a staffer on Capitol Hill. During this span, he worked for Congressman Scott Peters of San Diego as his Press Secretary, now-retired California Senator Barbara Boxer as her Director of New Media, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey as a press and legislative intern
As the Black Bears’ Media Relations Manager, MacCarthy will handle the execution of all media outreach, develop communication strategies, and generate all social media content for the Black Bears. Colin is also a part-time Social Media Coordinator for the Washington Redskins.
MacCarthy is an avid bobblehead collector and an incredibly passionate Washington, DC sports fan [ALL CAPS (Capitals), One Pursuit (Nationals), DC Family (Wizards), and HTTR (Redskins)].