SPHL hires new Director of Communications

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (January 22, 2019) – The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced Cara Godlesky has been named the league’s Director of Communications.

Godlesky will be responsible for creating content for the SPHL social media accounts, writing press releases and helping to disseminate information internally and externally in regard to the league.

“Although I am fairly new to the sports industry, I’ve always had a love of sports. I believe my passion for sports combined with my experience in social media and public relations will allow me to nurture the league’s social media and communications in a way that may have not been done before,” said Godlesky. “As a young professional, I feel truly grateful for the opportunity to work with the SPHL, and all the league’s great staff members and hockey organizations.”

Before entering the sports industry, Godlesky worked with a digital marketing agency, where she wrote weekly blogs, researched social media practices and trends and created digital advertisement copy. In addition, Godlesky previously interned with the SPHL’s Huntsville Havoc, where she created game programs, wrote articles, designed game day graphics and helped manage the team’s social media accounts.

“I am excited to have Cara join our staff” said SPHL Commissioner Doug Price. “With her background, Cara is not only going to be a tremendous asset to our teams, but I’m confident she will take the league’s online and social media presence to a creative new level.”

Now in its 15th season, the Southern Professional Hockey League is comprised of 11 members located throughout the southeastern and midwestern United States. Headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina, the mission of the SPHL is to provide a quality entertainment product structured inside an economic model that is viable for small and mid-size markets and arenas. For more information about the SPHL, visit the league’s website at www.thesphl.com.