Born and raised in Rhode Island, Stephen Readey attended Johnson & Wales University where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Sports, Event, and Entertainment Management. Since that time, Readey has gained valuable industry experience with employers such as the Pawtucket Red Sox, Baseball Info Solutions, ESPN, Endicott College, and Anna Maria College.
For the past three years, Readey performed all sports communication duties for 15 NCAA programs, including scoring live events, posting online content, writing press releases, arranging media coverage, assisting with event management, completing conference reports, creating marketing materials, and hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising staff. Readey has over three years of experience with the Commonwealth Coast Conference, its policies, its standards, and the staffs of its member institutions.
He has two years of experience overseeing sports information duties for Division III football and will serve as a game-day contact for the Seahawk gridders.
Readey served as the host SID when two Seahawk basketball players achieved their respective 1,000-point milestones. On Jan. 10, 2009, Allegra Lovoy '09 scored 14 points against the AMCats in an 84-48 Seahawk win to become the eighth women's player all-time to achieve the plateau. Then at the Fuller Center last February during a conference semifinal playoff game, Windell Hinkson '11 needed 13 points to reach the milestone. Hinkson scored a game- and career-high 39 points to lead the fifth-seeded Seahawks to an upset of the top-seeded AMCats, 89-80, on the way to Salve Regina's third conference championship.
With ESPN in 2007, Readey performed duties of a data editor assuring the accuracy of box scores, statistical data, real-time updates, the Bottom Line, ESPN.com, and other sources of sports information.
He has assisted with game day operations during events held at McCoy Stadium, including the 2004 MiLB All-Star Weekend and the USA vs. Italy game.