Bi-Annual Sport Studies Career Conference


The Sport Science Academy from the Department of Sport Science & Wellness Education recently sponsored a career conference for students interested in sport studies

The Bi-Annual Sport Studies Career Conference was held on April 19th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Infocision Stadium.

Speakers included:

  • Jim Tressel, Vice President for Strategic Engagement, University of Akron
  • Mark Gore - General Manager, Firestone Country Club
  • John Simpson – Marketing Manager, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • A diverse panel of keynote speakers including
  • Michael DelMedico – Athletic Director, Archbishop Hoban High School
  • Emily Wollet – Assistant Director of Athletics, Youngstown State University
  • Chris Sumner – Group Sales Manager, Mahoning Valley Scrappers
  • John Ruyf – Group Events Specialist, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Brad Swanson – Director of Athletics Marketing, University of Akron

Students were able to hear from and network with professionals in the field and gained valuable experience. The event was FREE for all.