Sport Management

CURRENT

Pacific Coast Softball Conference / July 2009-present
Western Water Polo Association / May 2011-present
Commissioner

  • Serve as chief operating, financial, and administrative officer of the conference/association
  • Develop and manage the budget and finances of the conference/association
  • Conduct annual coaches’ meetings and facilitate annual Executive Committee meetings
  • Serve as conference liaison to NCAA, NFCA, and local officials assignors
  • Establish non-profit tax exempt corporation status
  • Ensure the successful coordination and execution of the conference/association championships
  • Develop conference/association governance infrastructure
  • Maintain conference (PCSC) competition schedule
  • Create and implement a marketing and corporate sponsorship plan
  • Serve as primary spokesman for the conference/association
  • Provide oversight of sports information director and officials coordinator (WWPA)

Sacramento Running Association / October 2010-present
Contractor

  • Manage all event and association websites
  • Maintain association emails and domains
  • Design graphics for all event and association websites and collateral
  • Design and create event programs
  • Assist with facilitation of membership program and coaching programs
  • Manage email and member newsletter campaigns through Constant Contact
  • Assist with event marketing campaigns and participant outreach through Facebook
  • Coordinate association events / banquets and parties
  • Manage elected officials’ and politician outreach campaigns for all association events
  • Manage event results history
  • Coordinate event results inquiry process

Eppie’s Great Race Foundation / October 2011-present
Contractor

  • Manage event website
  • Design graphics for event website
  • Design and create event collateral / advertisement, car wrap, brochures, sponsor document, bookmark
  • Manage online registration platform

FORMER

West Coast Conference / October 2006-December 2009
Director of Championships

  • Event Management
    • Ensure the successful coordination and execution of six annual NCAA Division I conference championships including WCC Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Tennis, Rowing, and Baseball Championships
    • Serve as tournament director for all conference championships
    • Plan, forecast, manage, and reconcile championships budgets for all events
    • Conduct championships operations meetings for all events
    • Execute conference policies throughout planning and managing of all events
    • Research and evaluate future tournament proposals and determine if and how they enhance the student-athlete experience, fit within the goals and mission of the conference, and are financially viable options
    • Negotiate and execute facility, hotel, staffing, game operations, travel/transportation, and various other consultant/vendor contracts for each event
    • Secure and execute conference sponsorship agreements to offset operational budget items
  • Sport Oversight
    • Serve as primary conference liaison for cross country, golf, tennis, and rowing coaches
    • Ensure the productivity and effectiveness of coaches meetings through education of campus, conference, and NCAA issues and facilitation of open discussion
    • Serve as representative and advocate for coaches groups during Executive Council policy meetings
  • Program Administration
    • Serve as primary conference administrator for awards program, merchandise program, licensing program, athletic trainers advisory group, game managers advisory group, and strength and conditioning best practices group
    • Serve as primary conference liaison for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Awards Committee, and Championships Committee within WCC governance structure
    • Oversee creation and management of various conference publications
    • Manage merchandise and awards programs budgets
    • Serve as on-site television representative for conference broadcasts
    • Allocate commercial inventory for conference television broadcasts
    • Serve as primary information technology representative
    • Serve as conference liaison for basketball championships market research and economic impact study
    • Recruit, interview, and hire for Championships and Marketing Assistant position
  • NCAA Representation / Championships
    • Serve on NCAA Division I Championships / Competition Cabinet during 2008 season
    • Serve on Awards / Travel Policies / Bylaw 16 Subcommittee during 2008 season
    • Successfully prepare bid for 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

San Jose State University / August 2005-October 2006
Programs and Project Coordinator

  • Project Management
    • Redesign, launch, and maintain new athletics website – XOS Technologies, Inc.
    • Serve as Tournament Manager – 2007 NCAA Men’s Basketball West Regional
    • Plan and execute annual Student-Athlete Orientation
    • Assist in Spartan Stadium management transfer process
  • Program Administration
    • Advise Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
    • Establish and administrate Spartan 5th Year Scholarship and Letterwinner’s Programs
    • Administrate CHAMPS/Life Skills Program
    • Serve as athletic representative for campus committees
    • Serve as department quality control specialist
    • Monitor student-athlete welfare and facilitate student-athlete promotion
    • Maintain host athletic competition contracts and establish team travel policies

West Coast Conference  / July 2004-June 2005
Communications Assistant

  • Serve as main media contact for women’s volleyball, cross country, and baseball
  • Write and edit weekly conference publications and press releases
  • Maintain conference website
  • Maintain conference statistics
  • Produce conference media guides
  • Assist in conference championship events

University of San Francisco / July 2003-June 2004
Marketing and Promotions Assistant

  • Direct, plan, and implement promotional strategies and ticket sales for 14 Division I sports
  • Responsible for attendance promotions and in-game promotions
  • Coordinate and direct the University of San Francisco spirit group
  • Increase spirit group membership from 30 members in 2002-03 to 250 members in 2003-04
  • Manage all issues concerning fundraising and marketing of spirit group
  • Provide assistance to the Marketing, Game Operations and Sports Information Departments