The Futures League

Futures League Officers

Commissioner - Joe Paolucci 

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Paolucci has been the Commissioner of the Futures League since 2019. He has been an executive with Dunkin' Brands where he worked with franchise owners throughout New England to enhance their business operations. Paolucci is a graduate of Northeastern University where he played college baseball, winning conference championships in 1994 and 1997, and captaining the team in 1998. Paolucci later managed in the Cranberry Baseball League in eastern Massachusetts from 2002-09. In 2007, he became the Cranberry League’s Commissioner and went on to lead that league for several years while balancing his professional work career at the same time. Since 2014, Joe is also the head baseball coach at Weymouth High School. He lives in Weymouth with his wife, Kendra, and their daughters, Emma and Ava.

Associate Commissioner & Director of Media Relations - Joshua Kummins

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Kummins, who covers all levels of the game for New England Baseball Journal with a focus on the college ranks, joined the Futures League office as League Administrator & Director of Media Relations ahead of the 2020 season and was promoted to his current role in 2024. His responsibilites with the league include overseeing communications, written, website and social media content; maintaining the league's records and historical information; serving as liason between the league and individual club staff on administration, communication and baseball operations matters; and overseeing the league's annual intern staff. Kummins' introduction to the Futures League came while following, covering and working with the North Shore Navigators throughout their nine-year tenure in the league, and he has been involved ever since. He is a 2017 graduate of Lasell College.