Commissioner: Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall enters into his second season the as the first Commissioner of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England (FCBL) in 2012.
Hall began his professional baseball front office career in the Can-Am League for the Nashua Pride franchise in 2006. He held the position of Vice President of Baseball Operations from 2006-07 and V.P. of Baseball Operations and General Manager in 2008. He held the same positions with the American Defenders of New Hampshire in 2009. During his time in Nashua he was a member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Nashua Boys and Girls Club and a Member of the Nashua Rotary Club. Before his time in Nashua he spent several years directing and coaching amateur teams at all levels including AAU, Legion, and Stan Musial. He also spent four years representing minor league and independent players. During that time more than ten of his independent clients were signed by MLB Teams. Hall currently holds a board seat on the USA Baseball-New England Advisory Board.
Hall is a graduate of Brandeis University with a degree in American Studies. He was a three-year Varsity catcher and a two time All-UAA Selection. Chris and his wife Marianne live in Chelmsford, MA with their two young children.
Assistant to the Commissioner: Mike Parnell
Mike Parnell is entering his second season as the Assistant to the Commissioner of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England (FCBL) in 2012.
Parnell began his professional baseball career as a statistical analyst in the baseball operations department for the Nashua Pride in 2007. He held that position again in 2008 and followed Commissioner Chris Hall to the Futures League when it began in 2010. Parnell has also spent time coaching AAU baseball where he won his program’s Coach of the Year Award in 2011.
Parnell is a 2010 graduate of Chelmsford High School. He currently is heading into his junior year at Cornell University where he is majoring in Industrial Labor Relations and minoring in economics.