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18 results tagged #MySportsBizStart Clear
#MySportsBizStart - Jason Shapiro: "If not you, then who?"

By jason shapiro - chief revenue officer, betcha sports inc

For most of my life, I’d never thought of myself as entrepreneurial. I never really had the urge to start my own company, and always thought it was only a very specific type of person who was built to...

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#MySportsBizStart - Evan Gilles: "Transforming adversity into opportunity"

By Evan gilles - Manager, Premium Partnerships & Corporate Sales for the Atlanta Hawks

As I reflect on my career in the sports industry thus far, one thing is for certain -- The path I took was not even close to the path I planned for myself. A multi-sport athlete growing up, it was strictly...

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#MySportsBizStart - Steve Romano: "5 tips for success"

By Steve romano - sr. account executive at the new jersey devils (hbse)

My journey to be a Senior Account Executive, Business Development with the New Jersey Devils (Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment) began late in my senior year of college. Let me start by taking...

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#MySportsBizStart – Devin Leon: “Be Your Own Hero”

By devin leon - membership executive at the seattle sounders

My start in the sports industry is best described as a long road. I grew up playing soccer and pursued that passion to become a professional. I had opportunities to play abroad and the game took me to...

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#MySportsBizStart - Christine Miller: "Be your very best every day"

By Christine miller - sr. manager, vip services at the los angeles kings

My start in the sports industry took a bit longer than most. Although I had interned in the AHL with the Charlotte Checkers my senior year at UNC Charlotte, it took almost 3 years working in other industries...

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#MySportsBizStart - Sunghwan Kim: "Sales and E-sports"

By sunghwan kim - jr account executive, esl gaming

My name is Sung, and I work on the Brand Partnerships team for one of the oldest and largest esports companies in the world, ESL Gaming. As I write this and reflect, I can’t help but think about how...

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#MySportsBizStart - Terrence Brown: "NCAA Champ to Sales Executive"

By Terrence brown - Account manager, premium sales at the miami dolphins

The 2002 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden was a defining moment in my life and career in sports. My old man, an NYPD lieutenant, was selected as the honorary captain for the UConn Men’s Basketball...

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#MySportsBizStart - Mackenzie Parker: "Take the leap of faith"

By Mackenzie Parker - Communications associate at minor league baseball

In October 2017, I was nearly halfway through my final year of college, and, for the first time in my life, clueless as to what was next for me. Everyone around me knew something about where they were...

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#MySportsBizStart - Josh Gross: "An expert at nothing"

By Josh Gross - Vice President, San Diego Seals

My name is Josh Gross and I’m an expert at nothing. I’ve worked in the sports and entertainment industry for 17 years. Have you heard of the teams I’ve worked for? Probably not. Have you read any...

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#MySportsBizStart - David Kone: "Life beyond playing.."

By david kone - Manager, premium hospitality development - cleveland cavaliers

I’m in Strasbourg, France playing for a pro basketball team. It’s an exhilarating moment because I've worked so hard to prove my doubters wrong by playing the sport I love at a high level. As I’m...

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#MySportsBizStart - Tyler Marcotte: "It was a hobby, now it's a lifestyle"

By tyler marcotte - member experience executive, boston celtics

For our fifth-grade yearbook I was asked “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Like many kids, I wanted to be a professional baseball player. Growing up in a small Massachusetts town, I dreamt of...

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#MySportsBizStart - Luke Schuellein: "The lessons I've learned"

By Luke Schuellein - DIrector, business development at viwa ticket management solutions

My sports career path to becoming Director of Business Development at Viwa has not been the most conventional one. Having previously worked in professional sports, minor league sports, and collegiate sports,...

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#MySportsBizStart - Matt Thome: "No mistakes, only opportunities"

By matt Thome - account manager, membership services - sacramento kings

“There are no mistakes, only opportunities.” -Tina Fey I guess you would say I had a pretty typical start in the sports industry, but the path that followed took me on an adventure I never could have...

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#MySportsBizStart - Sam Renaut: "Success doesn't happen overnight"

By Sam Renaut - director of sports law and business at arizona state university

How do you define “making it” in sports? In my current role as the Director of ASU Law’s Sports Law and Business graduate program, I speak with hundreds of aspiring sports professionals every year,...

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#MySportsBizStart - Jackie Hobson: "Don't just rely on who you know.."

By jackie hobson - Communications coordinator, Fiesta bowl

Its 8:00 a.m. on a Wednesday in late August 2012. I’m a freshman at The Ohio State University, sitting in my first college class ever - Intro to Sports Industry. By 8:05 a.m., I was fully introduced...

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