Sport Management Alumni Advisory Board’s mission is to offer the sport management department a unique partnership between students, faculty, and industry leaders that will support academic and professional development.

The board is designed to maintain a network of sport industry professionals that provide guidance, structure, and professional practice knowledge that aide future alumni of the sport management department. Members of the board offer their expertise in employment opportunities, projected department goals, curriculum development, student internships and classroom instruction.

2023-2024 Sport Management Alumni Advisory Board Membership

Name Position Affiliation
Marquise Watson (President) Client Solutions & Brand Partnerships The SpringHill Company
Alicia Marinelli (Vice President) Founder/CEO Living Sport
Maddie Herman Instructor of Sport Management Gwynedd Mercy University
Sophie Coy Peranich Academic Success Advisor University of Memphis
Jodie Frey Associate Dean/Director of Recreation Services Lafayette College
Jim Glovach Scholastic Coordinator - Men's Basketball Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Joe Castaldi Senior Associate Director, Annual and Leadership Giving Boston College
Ricky Durst Senior Director, Marketing & Analytics, and Government Affair Pocono Raceway
Ryan Hines Director of Group Sales Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Anna Mack Program Manager US Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association
Rob Cvetan Manager, Partner Solutions FEVO
Nick Wilder Membership Program Manager Professional Disc Golf Association
Aaron Beamesdefer E-commerce Customer Service Representative Under Armour
David Perricone Associate Professor of Sport and Entertainment Management Centenary University

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Please contact the Sport Management department with any questions about our majors, minors, accelerated pathways and graduate programs.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
(570) 422-3495
(570) 422-3824 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair, Sport Management
Jaedeock Lee
(570) 422-3340