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Michael Zerrillo – Unmasking Hugo the Hornet

A legendary mascot performer hung up his tights and wings last spring after 17 seasons with the Hornet’s organization. Michael Zerrillo gives us the buzz on his career as an NBA mascot in a Gameops.com Interview.

Mascot Tips from the Pros

We asked several top NBA mascots for their advice to aspiring mascots on how to advance their mascot career and get prepared for mascot opportunities.

Lessons from a Multi-tasking Mascot

Professional Mascot Kelly Frank just performed 19 NHL games, 12 MLB games, and 3 football games in 2 months…and still had time to deliver a long list of Mascot Tips in this must-read essay.

Fur and Loathing

For well over a decade Kelly Frank has successfully avoided ever having to get a “real job.” She is a professional mascot. In her guest essay she pauses long enough to answer questions asked of her as a mascot.

Circus Time Outs

You can keep adding more entertainment elements to a time out, but eventually they will have less of an effect in producing desired results. Read why and how to fix it.