Sports Business Career Conference during the NFL Combine, 24 - 25 February 2012
Dates: 24 February 2012 - 25 February 2012
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Sports Management Worldwide to host Sports Business Career Conference during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 24th and 25th, 2012. Participants will gain insight into careers in sports through presentations by successful sports executives, including GM’s, front office executives, Scouts, Sports Agents, player personnel, and well known media currently working in football. This event includes networking, information on breaking into the sports industry and advice on advancing your sports business career. College credit available for attending.
The conference, taking place Friday from 1pm. to 6 p.m, and Saturday from 9am-5pm at the Indianapolis Hyatt Regency, will offer panel discussions and question-answer sessions regarding career specifics, career planning strategies, challenges in the economy, new media communications, with the “who’s who of the NFL.”
Confirmed speakers include:
· Mike Tannenbaum, New York Jets GM
· Reggie McKenzie, Oakland Raiders GM
· Raymond Berry, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Baltimore Colts - 1955-67 with Johnny Unitas.
· Former Coach of the Cowboys, Patriots, Lions, Broncos
· Dawn Aponte - Miami Dolphins Sr. VP of Football Operations
· Adam Schefter – ESPN
· John Wooten - NFL Legend, now fondly called the "Godfather" of the NFL
· Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President and Founder, Sports Management Worldwide
· Russ Lande - NFL Draft Expert for GM Jr Scouting & The Sporting News
· Mike Stanfield, New Orleans Saints Vice President of Ticket & Suite Sales
· Mike Stoeber, Jacksonville Jaguars Video Assistant (XOS)
· Greg Hylton, Indianapolis Colts,Vice President Premium Seating & Ticket Sales
· Derron Harris, Philadelphia Eagles Manager of Football Administration
· George Karras, Oakland Raiders Scout, longtime friend and associate of Al Davis
· Dave Razzano, NFL scout for more than 22 yrs,49ers, Rams, Cardinals.
· Chisom Opara, Cleveland Browns College Area Scout
· Matt Littlefield, former NFL pro & college scout; current scout for GM Jr Scouting Services
· Reggie Cobb, San Francisco 49ers Area Scout (Fritz Pollard Alliance)
· Josh Liskiewitz, College Scout with GM Jr Scouting Contributor for RoarReport
· Marc Trestman, Montreal Allouettes Head Coach (tentative)
· Dr. Chuck Patterson, Career Planners College Consulting
· Kristen Kuliga, NFL Agent (female agent representing the most NFL players)
· Jack Mills, NFL Agent
· Jim Solano, NFL Agent
· Kelli Masters, NFL Agent
· Steve Nash, Integrity Sports Broadcasting Network
· Rick Horrow, Host of Sportfolio on Bloomberg
· Robert Ruxin, Kazmaier Associates Sports Lawyer
· Leo Ezerins, Canadian Football League Alumni Assoc. Executive Director
University credits and CLE's for attorneys are available for attending. Capacity is limited and spots are selling quickly, immediate action is required to ensure a place in the conference. Registration can be completed at Sports Management Worldwide or by calling 503-445-7105.
For more information about the Football Career Conference during the NFL Combine, Sports Management Worldwide, or to schedule an interview with Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, please contact 1-503-445-7105 or [email protected].
About Sports Management Worldwide
Sports Management Worldwide is the global leader in online sports business education with over 5000 alumni from over 125 countries now working in sports leagues all over the world.