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Media Manager expands role with Blaze

The Genting Casino Coventry Blaze are pleased to confirm that current Media Manager Craig Summerton is taking on a full-time position with the club, seeing his role expand to cover Marketing, Ticketing and Promotions.

Craig (pictured left below with Ed Kimberley and Stu Coles of Blaze TV), a long-time supporter of the Blaze, began working in his media role during the 2015/16 season, taking full charge of all the club’s output and relations with media partners in 2017.

In addition to his work with the Blaze, Craig has spent the past ten years working at the London School of Economics and most recently Warwick University.

Craig said, “The area that I will be trusted to oversee is an important part of the Blaze business and I am grateful for this exciting opportunity to continue the excellent work that has gone before me. As per when I took upon the media role, I foresee much scope for development and expansion in the areas for which I will be responsible and with my drive and passion for the club, it’s a challenge that I am really looking forward to.”

Blaze Chairman, Andy Buxton commented, “We're delighted to welcome Craig to the Blaze team in a full-time capacity.  He has great drive and enthusiasm to help to take the club forward and brings lots of great ideas with him.  He has already made a tremendous contribution to the media side of the club over the last couple of years and we are very excited to see this both continuing and expanding into other areas as we move forward."

Craig can be contacted via