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MAnager - MArio Carpino

mario@billboltonarena.ca

Mario Carpino grew up on Dupont Street just west of Bathurst. He began working at Bill Bolton Arena in 1985 and has also worked at North Toronto Arena. He attended Central Tech High School and graduated from the Arena Management program at Humber College. 

 

Mario has been a fixture of the arena for over 30 years and nobody knows the rink better. Serving as the Facility Foreman under manager Jim Oreto, he has seen the building and the neighbourhood change over the last four decades. He took over as manager in 2014 and has guided the expansion of several leagues, introduced new programs and is currently overseeing the biggest capital project in the arena's history.

 

 

 

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PROgram coordinator - Chris Quinn

chris@billboltonarena.ca

Chris Quinn grew up in Toronto in the St. Clair West neighbourhood where he still lives. Him and his sister began playing hockey at Bill Bolton Arena in 1991. By 1998, he was working as a timekeeper Saturday mornings . Afterwards he would become a referee, a skating instructor, a hockey camp counselor, and maintenance staff. Chris also worked as an Athletic Facility Operator at the University of Guelph while earning his degree in History. Throughout that time he continued working as a Bill Bolton referee and adult hockey skills instructor.

In 2014, he began work full-time at the arena as a Facility Operator. He eventually became an Operations Coordinator and earned his Certified Ice Technician status. He also completed the Parks and Rec Ontario, High Five certification in a number of specialties. Starting in 2019, Chris took over the role as Program Coordinator for all in-house programs run at Bill Bolton Arena