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Notable Alumni

The following are examples of some notable UNH sport management alumni working within various industry segments.

Professional sports

  • Chris Brown, Manager of Fan Experience and Service, New York Mets
  • Jeffrey Cafarchio, Coordinator of Player Safety, National Hockey League
  • Matt Fealey, Partnership Marketing, Major League Soccer
  • Dean Lombardi, President/General Manager, Los Angeles Kings
  • Nick Sakiewicz, CEO and Operating Partner, Philadelphia Union (MLS)
  • Tony Sparano, Tight Ends Coach, San Francisco 49ers
  • Jef Thiffault, Managing Director of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL)

intercollegiate athletics

  • William A. Aloia, Jr., Assistant AD for Compliance, The College of Saint Rose
  • Shamaree Brown, Director of Student-Athlete Programs & Compliance, Atlantic Coast Conference
  • John Hubert, Athletic Ticket Manager, University of Hartford
  • Michael Kobylanski, Associate AD at Southern Connecticut State University
  • Samantha Masayda, Assistant Director of Athletic Communications, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Meghan Miller, Senior Associate AD for Compliance/SWA, Sacred Heart University
  • Michael O'Brien, Director of Sports Information, Amherst College
  • Phil Paquette, Assistant Director of Athletic Communications, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Christopher Smith, Assistant Director of Facilities Operations, Columbia University
  • Tiana Williams, Director of Promotions, Game Day Operations & Event Management, Sacred Heart University

Facility & EVENT management

  • Michael P. Daley, Central Competition Director, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania
  • Perla Fagan, Event Services Manager, San Antonio Convention & Sports Facilities
  • Aaron Haviland, Director of Security, Music City Center
  • Nate Hayden, Game and Event Manager, Fiesta Bowl
  • Christine Huber, GM at CFC Arena and Regional Director No. 1 Soccer Camps
  • Joe Iucci, Operations Supervisor, SMG-Reliant Park
  • Kristen Sackett, Marketing & Events Director, Missoula Downtown Partnership
  • Aaron Zimmerman, Director of Event Operations, SportsRecruits

sport marketing

  • Chris Bartels, Coordinator, Sports Communications, United Entertainment Group
  • Al Carbone, Publicity Director, Walter Camp Football Foundation and Commissioner, Southern Connecticut Conference
  • Tayla Lee, Marketing Promotions & Street Team Representative, Cumulus Media
  • Frank O'Brien, Brand Strategist, New Era Pinstripe Bowl/Yankee Events
  • Lindsay Salt, Senior Account Executive, Octagon

sport media

  • Brent Fisher, Vice President, Distribution - Affiliate Sales & Marketing, MLB Network
  • Ryan Kelley, Researcher - Live Event Production, The Big Ten Network
  • Daniel Kmiechick, Coordinator - Affiliate Sales & Marketing, MLB Network
  • Craig Mortali, Former six-time Emmy Award-winning producer at ESPN

sport sales & FUNDRAISING

  • James Barone, Assistant Director of the Annual Fund, Yale University
  • David Beckerman, Founder and Former CEO, Starter Corporation
  • Will Cashman, E-Commerce Buyer & Planner, Reebok
  • Joe Hajducky, District Sales Manager, HEAD/Penn Racquet Sports

recreational sport

  • Brittany Franko, Assistant Director, Fitness and Student Leadership, Gannon University
  • Jadir Barbosa, Sports Marketing Analyst & Business Manager, Rnunes Ole Soccer

 

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