MBA in Sport Management (MBA SPORT) Alumni


Alumnus   Graduated Company Title/Position
George Linley   May 2003 Palm Beach County Sports Commission Executive Director
Meagan Bradley   May 2003 Instant Brands Inc. Vice President, Marketing
Dan Lewin   May 2004 Youth Lifeline America Foundation Program Manager
Dustin Gray   May 2004 University of Pittsburgh Senior Associate AD for Administration
Eric Buskirk   May 2004 IMG College General Manager - MAC Sport Properties
Javier Andres de Ancizar   May 2004 Asociacion Argentina de FootGolf President & Co-Founder
Heather Wasek-Kurstin   May 2004 AddiBella Project Management Owner
Scott Kurstin   August 2004 edgeMed Healthcare Executive Vice President
Brett Huebner   May 2005 University of Tennessee Senior Associate Athletics Director/ CFO
Jay Dingwall   May 2005 Famous Folks Inc. CEO & Brand Strategist
Chris LaRoy   May 2005 Cox Automotive Inc. Senior Manager, Industry Events & Trade Shows
Jennifer Tobias   May 2005 Miami Heat Vice President, Creative & Digital Marketing
Chad Beattie   May 2005 Lynn University Assistant Athletic Director for Communications & Digital Marketing
Kameron Kwok   May 2005 Anaheim Ducks Manager of Ticket Operations
Kristi Martin   May 2005 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Associate Director for Recruitment
Lindsey Ross   May 2005 FloSports Director of Rights Aquisition
Joe Schuler   May 2005 The Learning House Senior IT Business Analyst
Chris Woodruff   May 2006 Senior Product Manager, Assistant Director, Operations
Eric Tomasini   May 2006 Pinnacle Ad. & Marketing Group Chief Strategy Officer
Saul Ehrenpreis   May 2006 Merkle Associate General Counsel
Paul Pugh   August 2006 TIAA Bank  Vice President of Marketing & Community Partnerships
Matt Rickoff   August 2006 Jacksonville Jaguars Senior Partnership Director
Trevor Doll   May 2007 Wright State University Associate Athletic Director, Internal Operations
Mike Boseak   May 2007 PCG Campbell Director of Social Media
Mike Dixon   May 2007 Toronto Maple Leafs Director of Minor League Operations 
George Aiello   May 2007 American School of Asuncion (Paraguay) Technology Director
Ryan McDannold   May 2008 SSM Health Foundation Assistant Vice President
Ryan Peck   May 2008 University of North Texas Executive Senior Associate AD for External Affairs
Jarrod Mains   August 2009 Fanatics-South FL Sales
Christina Portice   May 2009 DHL Express Partnership Marketing Specialist
Jamie Quadrozzi   May 2009 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Sr. Manager of Cheerleaders and Military Engagement
Mary Ensor   May 2009 Monat Global Senior Manager of Gratitude & Philanthropy Efforts
Spero Mehallis   May 2009 Florida Atlantic University, Management Programs Adjunct Faculty
Shelby Ball   May 2009 Texas Tech Athletic Department Senior Counselor/Academic Advisor
Annette Medalie   May 2010 UNC Asheville Athletics Department Assistant Athletics Director, Business Operations and Finance
Erin Killian   May 2010 Daytona State College Sports Marketing Manager
Scott Sharp   August 2010 Cooper & Cooper Real Estate


Derek Volner   May 2011 ESPN Manager of ESPN Communications
Alex Riethmiller   May 2011 NFL Network Vice President of Communications
Justin Zook   May 2011 Saint Catherine University Head Coach, Women's Swimming & Diving
Kevin Quadrozzi   May 2011 New Balance Associate Sports Marketing Manager - Running
Katherine Milliken   May 2011 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Director of Entertainment & Brand Impact
Stuart Halberg   May 2011 Dynasty Sports & Entertainment Vice President, Business Strategy & Analytics
Molly Taylor   December 2011 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Integrated Marketing Analyst
Justin Andrews   May 2012 Tamps Bay Sports & Entertainment Sr. Event Ticket Manager
Molly Venters   December 2012 Tampa Bay Lightning & Amalie Arena Manager of Corporate Finance
Zachary Kirby   December 2012 Sportnity COO/Partner
Jeff Jackson   August 2012 The Walt Disney Company Account Executive 
Chandra Roberson   May 2013 Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement
Mark Carney   May 2013 USA Water Polo Director of Sport Growth
Alan Naigeon   May 2013 U.S. Soccer FIFA Soccer Agent
Thiago Motta   May 2013 2016 Rio Olympics & Paralympics Coordinator of Operations - Olympic and Paralympic Village
Koby Hearn   May 2013 Budweiser Events Center/Spectra Sales & Premium Seating anager
Steve Postma   August 2013 JMI Sports  Director of Key Partnerships 
Brittany Leahy   August 2013 Miami Dolphins & Sun Life Stadium Senior Marketing Manager
David Abbruzese   August 2013 Dallas Cowboys Public Relations Coordinator
Dan Robbins   August 2013 Broadcom Inc. Solutions Architect
Scott Collins   August 2013 University of South Florida Athletics Director of Ticket Operations
Daniel Supraner   August 2013 Florida Institute of Technology Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Rob Saunders   August 2013 Jacksonville University Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance 
Jordan Catrair   December 2013 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Marketing Coordinator
Corie Betz   December 2013 Willow Homes Realtor
Jerome Burke   December 2013 Florida Panthers/BB&T Center Chief of Staff
Javier Gonzalez   May 2014 FIBA World Cup Promotional League Coordinator
Jena LaMendola   May 2014 IRONMAN Global Marketing Manager
Brooke Trauth   May 2014 Florida Atlantic University  Academic Advisor
Frank Grande   May 2014 EVL Sports Director of Sales & Business Development
Will Leahy   May 2014 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Senior Manager Operations & Logistics
Sean Edwards   May 2014 University of Maryland Athletics Football Operations Assistant
Rachel Rodriguez   December 2015  Texas A&M Athletic Academic Coordinator 
Zak Smetana   May 2015 Union College Ticket Manager/ Assistant, Business Operations
Nick Salerno   May 2015 MLS Manager of Business Development
Jared Romance   May 2015 University of Miami Event Coordinator at Bank United Center
Caroline Robinson   May 2015 University of Florida External Events Coordinator
Meryl Hershfield   May 2015 Avid Sports & Entertainment Head of Operations
Braden Birch   May 2016 Florida Panthers Director of Hockey Operations
Craig Bristow   May 2016 FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches Digital Sports Marketing Program Analyst
Adrian Pina   May 2016 Auburn University Athletics Assistant Director of Annual Giving
David Johnson   August 2017 IMG Academy Senior Sport Advisor
Brendan Russell   August 2017 Tampa Bay Lightning Director of Analytics
Tyler Able   August 2017 Marshall University Athletics Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing
Shane Cummings   August 2017 USA Competitions Director of Business Development 
Edmee Morin-Kougoucheff   August 2017 RPT Realty of Boca Raton Leasing Associate
Dillon Payne   August 2017 Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing

Digital Account Coordinator

Emily Yoder   August 2017 Kennesaw State University Athletics

Assistant Director of Development 

Conner Leonard   December 2017 University of South Carolina

Director of Marketing and Promotions

Kelsie Weekes   December 2017 Florida Atlantic University

Media Relations Manager 

Chris Barulic   December 2017 Cardinal Newman High School

Assistant Athletic Director/Physical Education Teacher

Ronnie Burrell   August 2018 Long Island Nets

Assistant Coach 

Domenica Jones   May 2018 Washington State University

Chief of Staff-Athletics Dept.

Hunter Greer   August 2018 Florida Atlantic University

Assistant Director of Football Operations

Carissa Corbett   May 2018 O2 Fitness Clubs

Personal Trainer

Meneftha Pierre   August 2018 Florida Atlantic University Athletics Human Resources Coordinator
Sydney Bell   August 2018 Florida Panthers

Manager of Hockey & Business Admini-stration

Austin Luboff   August 2018 The Herman Agency 

Account Manager

Mario Rosales   August 2018 Florida Atlantic University

Athletic Assistant

Brooks Perry   August 2018 Niceville High School

Assistant Football Coach

Farida Abou-Zeida   August 2018 FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches 

Administrative and Ticketing Assistant  

Michael Meury   August 2018 De Lage Landen (DDL) Flow Analyst
Chris Cominse   August 2018 Houston Astros - Fayetteville, NC

Director of Operations

Nadim Visram   August 2018 Financial Analyst

Sun Capital Partners Inc.

Pedro Penaherrera   August 2018 Miami Dolphins &
Hard Rock Stadium

Operations Coordinator

Daniel Gabbard   August 2018 Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Management Assistant

Fernando Alvarez   August 2018 Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

Group Sales Manager

Ryan Able   December 2018 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Media Relations Intern

John Congemi   December 2018 NHL Florida Panthers

Assistant Video Coach  

Tatyana Denson   December 2018 ESPN Events Events Supervisor for the Birmingham Bowl
Ryan Gozzi   December 2018 Dynasty Sports & Entertainment 

Operations Assistant  

Jimmy Moberg   December 2018 Florida Panthers/ BB&T Center Box Office Coordinator
Erica Lewis   December 2018 DXC Technology

Business Analyst

Merisa Lewis   December 2018 Lewis Marketing  Owner
Brianna O'Connor   December 2018 Covenant House of Florida Coordinator of Development Operations
Jessica Telusmond   December 2018 Broward County Parks & Recreation

Recreation Coordinator  

Fernando Alvarez   December 2018 Fanatics, Inc

Account Executive

Jake Stoshak   May 2019 Merrill Lynch

Financial Services Representative

Kevin Johnson    May 2019 Wells Fargo

Vice President, Risk and Compliance 

Nicholas Battisitini   August 2019 Delray Beach Open

Tournament Operations

Anthony Caroso   August 2019 Coastal Carolina University

Coordinator of Marketing & Gameday Experiences

Tia Edwards   August 2019 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

Ticket Operations Representative

Jaylen Hinton   August 2019 Contemporary Services Corporation-Houston Branch

Event Operations Manager

David Marcus   August 2019 Florida Panthers/BB&T Center

Panther Patrol

Allie Modica   August 2019 Saint Leo University

Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach

Briana Sanchez   August 2019 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships

Marc Savain   August 2019 Florida Atlantic University Executive Education

Assistant Coordinator

Nitin Tailor   August 2019 Canadian Sport Institute 

Administrative Coordinator

Brianne Wojciakowski   August 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Assistant Athletic Counselor

Nicole Berman   August 2019 FOX Sports Ohio/Sports Time Ohio

Programming Manager

Jena Broyles   August 2019 Vanderbilt University

Marketing Coordinator

Antonio Cardone   August 2019 Montverde Academy

Director of Operations & Player Relations for the SIMA Program (Soccer Institute of Montverde Academy)

Deon Curry   August 2019 PurLife

General Manager

Mercedes Espina   August 2019 Northeastern University Athletics

Assistant Director of Athletic Communication 

Anthony Grassi   August 2019 Athletx Sports Group

Director of Content Strategy

Jamie Peers   August 2019 Crown Point High School

Outreach Athletic Trainer

Erice Wingate   August 2019 National Alliance for Youth Sports

Program Coordinator

Lou Della Fera   August 2019 ESPN West Palm 106.3

Partnership Coordinator

Ian Chapkis   August 2019 PricewaterhouseCoopers

Audit Specialist

Stephanie Fonseca   December 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Media Relations & Broadcast Reporter

Michael Jelinek   December 2019 BC Surf and Sport Warehouse Manager
Kevin Jenkins   December 2019 Lifetime Fitness Basketball Statistician
Kathryn Kalian   December 2019 Florida Atlantic University Athletics Marketing Assistant
Haiden Nagel   December 2019

Florida Atlantic University Athletics

Coordinator, Community Outreach

Matthew Thomas   December 2019 Orangetheory Fitness Corporate Marketing Traffic Coordinator
Tyler Lee   December 2019 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Event & Game Day Staff
Lindsay Olewinski   December 2019 Philadelphia Eagles Ticket & Fan Staff Services
Christian Pourreau   December 2019 Arnold & Porter, LLP (San Francisco) Business Development & Marketing Specialist
Julia-Ann Ranuro   December 2019 FanDuel Account Manager
Taylor Regulski   December 2019 ESPN Wide World of Sports Entertainment Coordinator
Ryan Romano   December 2019 The Woods Jupiter Purchasing Manager
Andrew Parker   May 2020 Jacksonville Jaguars Account Executive - Group Sales
Kassi Covielo   August 2020 NCSA Assistant Financial Aid Coordinator
Blaire Mershon   August 2020 Fanatics, Inc Manager, Sub-Licensees
Jennifer Evans   August 2020 ESPN Production Coordinator
Sam Manley   December 2020 Oasis Championship Special Events and Marketing
Ben Rubin   December 2020 Primetime Sports Group Analytics Intern
Alexandra Goryainova   December 2020 BB&T Center Ticket Operations Associate
Skyler Milton   December 2020 Alliance Sport Marketing Creative Services Manager
Riley Conroy   December 2020 Southeastern Louisiana University Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Stephen Minichiello   December 2020 Washington Nationals Account Executive - Premium Sales
Aaron Dean   December 2020 NFI Logistics Coordinator
Nithin Nair   December 2020 Springbot Customer Success Manager


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