Alumni

 

Alumnus   Graduated Company Title/Position
George Linley   May 2003 Palm Beach County Sports Commission Executive Director
Meagan Bradley   May 2003 Jarden Inc. Beverage Product Division Mass Retail Launch Strategies
Dan Lewin   May 2004 Youth Lifeline America Foundation Program Manager
Dustin Gray   May 2004 University of Pittsburgh Senior Associate AD for Compliance and Sports Services
Eric Buskirk   May 2004 IMG College General Manager - MAC Sport Properties
Javier Andres de Ancizar   May 2004 Club Atletico Boca Juniors Marketing Coordinator
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. Principal
John Shumate   May 2005 Eastbay Vice President of Marketing & Brand Management 
Chris LaRoy   May 2005 Interpublic Group GM R Works Promotional Events
Jennifer Tobias   May 2005 Miami Heat Director of Interactive Marketing and New Media
Chad Beattie   May 2005 Lynn University Sports Information Director
Kameron Kwok   May 2005 Anaheim Ducks Group Ticketing Representative
Kristi Martin   May 2005 Illinois MBA Program, College of Business Assistant Director of Admissions
Lindsey Ross   May 2005 FloSports Director of Rights Aquisition
Joe Schuler   May 2005 MLBAM Ticketing Manager
Chris Woodruff   May 2006 CBSSports.com Project Manager
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 Director of Corporate Partnerships
Trevor Doll   May 2007 Wright State University Director of Compliance
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 Spectra Marketing and Sponsorship Manager
Ryan McDannold   May 2008 University of Missouri-Columbia Executive Director of Advancement-College of Arts & Sciences
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 Florida Marlins Corporate Sales Coordinator
Jamie Quadrozzi   May 2009 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Sr. Manager of Cheerleaders and Military Engagement
Mary Ensor   May 2009 Florida Atlantic University Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Spero Mehallis   May 2009 KARHL Holdings, LLC Vice President of Special Projects
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 Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Group Sales Manager
Scott Sharp   August 2010 Digital Sports at NBCUniversal Inc.

Marketing Manager

Derek Volner   May 2011 ESPN Publicist
Alex Riethmiller   May 2011 NFL Network Vice President of Communications
Justin Zook   May 2011 United States Olympic Committee Manager, Energing Sport
Kevin Quadrozzi   May 2011 New Balance Associate Sports Marketing Manager - Running
Katherine Milliken   May 2011 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Manager of Member Events & Brand Impact
Stuart Halberg   May 2011 Dynasty Sports & Entertainment Vice President, Business Strategy & Analytics
Molly Taylor   December 2011 Columbus Blue Jackets Partnership Account Specialist
Justin Andrews   May 2012 Tamps Bay Sports & Entertainment Sr. Event Ticket Manager
Molly Venters   December 2012 Tampa Bay Lightning & Amalie Arena Senior Accountant
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 Coordinator
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 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium Account Manager, Corporate 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 CA Technologies Customer Experience Manager
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 Big 12 Conference Compliance Assistant
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 Athletic Department Athletic Academics Assistant
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 St. Vincent Ferrer Delray Beach

PE Teacher/Boys coach & Athletic Director 

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 Aerete Integrative Medicine

Assistant Marketing Manager

Meneftha Pierre   August 2018 Florida Atlantic University Executive Assistant to VP and Director of Athletics
Sydney Bell   August 2018 Florida Panthers

Manager of Hockey & Business Admini-stration

Austin Luboff   August 2018 Maimi Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

Video Production Assistant

Mario Rosales   August 2018 Florida Atlantic University

Athletic Assistant

Brooks Perry   August 2018 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock Stadium

Staff Accountant

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 Audit Specialist

Pricewaterhouse-
Coopers

Pedro Penaherrera   August 2018 Miami Dolphins &
Hard Rock Stadium

Staff Assistant

Daniel Gabbard   August 2018 Ball Park of the Palm Beaches

Gameday Operations Supervisor

Fernando Alvarez   August 2018 LEGENDS Sports Media

Director of Corporate Partnerships

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 St. Louis Cardinals Credentials Specialist
Erica Lewis   December 2018 ESPN West Palm 106.3

Marketing and Events Intern 

Merisa Lewis   December 2018 Lewis Marketing  Owner
Brianna O'Connor   December 2018 Chris Evert Charities, Inc. Marketing & Sponsorship Activation Manager
Jessica Telusmond   December 2018 Broward County Parks & Recreation

Recreation Coordinator  

Jake Stoshak   May 2019 Florida Atlantic University 

Student-Athlete

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

Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

Tia Edwards   August 2019 Miami Dolphins & Hard Rock

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

Carolyn Scherpe   August 2019 Florida Atlantic University Baseball

Intern

Adam Super   August 2019 Fit Body Boot Camp

Social Media Marketer 

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 Harvard Athletics

Athletic Communications Intern

Anthony Grassi   August 2019 D1 Ticker

Coordinator of Operations

Jamie Peers   August 2019 Crown Point High School

Outreach Athletic Trainer

Erice Wingate   August 2019 National Alliance for Youth Sports

Program Coordinator

 

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