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5 results tagged Minor League Sports Clear
#MySportsBizStart – Jonathan Smaldon: "Building in the Minors"

By Jonathan Smaldon - Manager, Premium Partnerships at the New york jets

NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. The core four leagues are where almost every aspiring sport management professional wishes to establish their career. However, the reality is that many will get their foot in the...

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#MySportsBizStart Ticket Sales Group Sales Minor League Sports
Getting ahead by going beyond: Becoming a major player in the minor leagues

By Trent ferguson - chief revenue officer & alternate governor of the allen americans (ECHL)

Let’s not beat around the bush, the sports world is a hard fraternity to break into. We have all heard the hard-luck stories, even told a few, of what it took to get a chance in this career. The competition...

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Career Coaching Minor League Sports
5 benefits to working in minor league sports

By zach fahey - manager, client services at the iowa wild

I’ve worked in sports for nearly four years and have had experience working on big teams and small teams and in both large markets and small ones. There are pro’s and con’s to every job but sometimes...

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Minor League Sports Career Coaching
Minor league memories and tips for sports broadcasters

By mike janela - multimedia host and producer

Mike Janela is a multimedia host and producer with experience as a studio host for the San Diego Padres and Villanova Wildcats, and play-by-play voice for the Hickory Crawdads, University of North Carolina-Greensboro...

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Minor League Sports Career Coaching
Why selling in the "minor leagues" isn't so minor league..

By Andrew Rubinstein - Director of Group Sales, Lehigh Valley Phantoms

We're not so minor league.. State of the art arenas, million dollar payrolls, and the opportunity to compete at the highest level – this is what professional athletes work towards relentlessly each day,...

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Minor League Sports Ticket Sales Career Coaching