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Tentative Conference Itinerary

  • 8:00 a.m.

    Registration begins

    9:00 a.m.–9:05 a.m.

    Opening Remarks

    9:05 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

    Main Speaker Presentation 1

    Rick Nedley - Resource Director, Region 1 Northeast, YMCA

    9:50 a.m.–10:35 a.m.

    Keynote Speaker Presentation

    Mark Turley - Senior Director of Partnership Sales and Media, Pittsburgh Penguins

    10:40 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

    Mini-Session Group 1

    Zach Henderson - Account Executive, Pittsburgh Pirates 

    Buffy Filippell - Founder and President, TeamWork Online

    Greg Coleman - President, Erie SeaWolves

    Amy Badorf - Director of Compliance, University of Pittsburgh and Andrea Miller - Assistant Director of Compliance, The Ohio State University

    Brittney Krueger - Manager, Camping and Ticketing Services, Pocono Raceway

    11:05 a.m.–11:25 a.m.

    Mini-Session Group 2 - Call For Papers

    Woosoon Kim, Alvernia University

    Kelly Anthony, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    Tommy Scales, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    Ashley Ryder, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    Lacey Fulton, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.


    12:15 p.m.–12:45 p.m.

    Internship Luncheon

    Kelly Anthony -  Manager, James G. Mill Fitness Center

    Derek Partsch - Manager, Sponsorship, and Group Ticket Accounts, Johnstown Tomahawks

    Shawn Sebring - Senior Program Director, YMCA of Indiana County

    Dr. Adam Katchmarchi - President, National Drowning Prevention Alliance

    Michael Kostick - Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers Coach, Indiana Area Senior High School

    Whitney Jones - Competitive and Recreational Sports Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh

    Plus all other conference speakers

    12:50 p.m.–1:35 p.m.

    Job Fair

    1:40 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Mini-Session Group 3

    Tony Buccilli - Director of Team Operations, Washington Wild Things

    John Simpson - Marketing Manager/ Events, Pittsburgh Steelers

    Tina Greczek - Human Resources, Pittsburgh Pirates

    Amos Leak - Marketing Representative, Adidas

    A.J. Anderson - Assistant Director of Athletics for Facilities and Operations, Saint Francis University

    2:05 p.m.–2:25 p.m.

    Mini-Session Group 4

    Don Sheldon - Manager of Account Services, Buffalo Bills

    Eric McDowell - Assistant Athletic Director/ Sports Information, Union College (NY), Past President of CoSIDA; "CoSIDA U" Committee Chair and Ashley Robbins - Director of Communications, University of Massachusetts Lowell "CoSIDA U" Committee Member

    Ben Walker - Operations Manager, Landmark Event Staffing Services, Inc.

    Scott Kitner - Contractor, ESPN/ABC/Disney, Big Ten Network, FOX Sports

    2:30 p.m.–3:10 p.m.

    Main Speaker Presentation 2

    Brian Lockman - President and Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Cable Network

    3:15 p.m.–3:55 p.m.

    Main Speaker Presentation 3

    Zach Jamison - Senior Manager of Education Programs, Washington Nationals

    3:55 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

    Closing Remarks