Editor’s note: This is the first in a series that will chronicle the athletic exploits of some of Dyn’s employees, so make sure you properly stretch those hamstrings and then enjoy!
To say Chris Gonyea left it all on the field is an understatement.
Long known simply as the Senior Manager of Client Services at Dyn, Gonyea stepped away from the phones and onto the field of Bedford’s Edge Sports Center a week ago. Gonyea and his nimble footed colleagues dialed up a world of pain for their opponent and in the first match of the season, Team Wine & Dyn defeated Amoskeag, 3-2.
Jarrod Campbell, Brett Haynes and Ian MacDonald scored goals. However, the man of the match could go to none other than Gonyea not because of any particular athletic accolade but because he was the only member of the squad to vomit during the match.
“No pain, no gain,” Gonyea waxed philosophically following the performance.
Perhaps remembering the hours spent at his desk munching on the complimentary frozen Red Baron pizzas, Gonyea knew what lay in store. In the hours leading up to the game, a close following of Gonyea’s twitter feed would have revealed apprehension:
Adam Coughlin is the Director of Corporate Communications for Dyn, a cloud-based Internet Performance company that helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Follow Adam on Twitter: @AdamCoughlin and @Dyn.