Marina CarpenterGeneral Counsel
Marina Carpenter serves as General Counsel of the Coyotes and the team's AHL affiliate, the Tucson Roadrunners. She is tasked with the day-to-day legal needs of the team, she oversees litigation matters as well as risk assessment and she manages contracts. Carpenter is an Arizona native and played Division-1 volleyball at Arizona State University, where she was named as an academic All American twice and ranks second in school history for career assists. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from ASU's W.P. Carey School of Business. Carpenter attended law school at ASU and was a member of the Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. She was part of the Lodestar Mediation Clinic and served as a mediator in multiple Arizona Justice Courts. During law school Carpenter spent time with the Arizona Diamondbacks as a legal intern. She has also worked for a bank during its launch of a professional athletes' division and spent time working for an NFL agent. Following law school, Carpenter spent several years at one of Arizona's oldest law firms, Jennings Haug & Cunningham before joining the Coyotes as the team's Associate General Counsel in 2016. Outside of the office, Carpenter coaches a competitive girls' club volleyball team with several state championship titles and one national championship title.