Brian Ripley Newly Hired as Director of Operations

Morehead City, N.C. – We are excited to extend a warm welcome to Brian Ripley, who joins our team as the newest addition to our front office in the capacity of Director of Operations. With a notable background characterized by a blend of academic success and hands-on experience in various facets of sports management, Ripley brings a wealth of invaluable expertise to our organization.

“Brian’s proven track record of leadership and strategic thinking in the sports management field align perfectly with our vision for growth and excellence,” Assistant General Manager Brianna Miller said. “We have full confidence that he will make a significant impact, and we are excited to see the positive contributions he will undoubtedly bring to the Marlins!”

Ripley’s journey in the realm of sports management commenced with his academic pursuits at Dean College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a specialized focus on Sport Management. His dedication to academic excellence laid a solid foundation for his future endeavors, setting the stage for a career marked by notable achievements and impactful contributions.

Drawing from his educational background, Ripley seamlessly transitioned into the professional arena, where he honed his skills and expertise through pivotal roles within the sports industry. Notably, Brian served as the Baseball Operations Manager for the esteemed Newport Gulls, where he exhibited leadership qualities and a keen strategic insight that propelled the organization to complete 28 different promotional nights for each home game.

Furthermore, Ripley’s tenure as the Game Day Operations Coordinator with the Bourne Braves underscored his exceptional ability to execute nearly flawless game day experiences. His attention to detail and unwavering commitment to excellence further solidified his reputation within the realm of sports operations.

“I am incredibly excited to embark on this new journey with such a dynamic and forward-thinking organization,” said Ripley. “The opportunity to contribute my expertise and passion for sports management in a role as pivotal as Director of Operations is truly exhilarating. I look forward to collaborating with the talented team here to drive innovation, foster growth, and elevate our operations to new heights of success.”

As Ripley embarks on this new chapter with our organization, we are confident that his practical experience will serve as a catalyst for innovation. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact he will undoubtedly make in steering our operations towards new heights of success.

In his free time, Ripley enjoys working out and being outdoors. He moved from Rehoboth, Massachusetts to the Crystal Coast with his girlfriend, Hannah.