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2015 IUP Sports Business Conference Speakers

2015 Sport Business Conference Speakers and Internship Luncheon Attendees

The following is a list of the professionals who will be speaking on Sport in the Community at the 2015 Sport Business Conference held April 18, 2015, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. More to come...


Frank Coonelly:  Keynote Speaker - President, Pittsburgh Pirates

Dave Andrews: Executive director, Dodge New York City YMCA

Kelsey Jackson: Public relations manager, Dicks Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

Michael Szul:  Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations, West Virginia University Athletics

Mini-Session Speakers

Amy Badorf: Director of Compliance, University of Pittsburgh Athletics 

Paul Beckles: Manager, Corporate Development, Philadelphia 76ers

Seth Benalt:  General Manager - Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Global Spectrum

Jonathan Boles:  Director of Ticket Sales, Harrisburg Senators Baseball Club

Mike Boswell:  Director of Sales and Service Training, The Aspire Group 

Dee Eppinger: Associate Director of Compliance, West Virginia University Athletics

Buffy Flippell:  Owner/President, Teamwork Online

Deborah Haseleu:  Muscular Dystrophy Assocation, Executive Director  

Zach Henderson:  Account Executive, Pittsburgh Pirates

Yongjae Kim:  Associate Professor, Kutztown University 

Craig McKirgan:  Volunteer, Olympics 

John Simpson: Marketing Manager/Events, Pittsburgh Steelers 

Internship Luncheon Organizations

James G. Mill Fitness Center

New York City YMCA

Special Needs Activity Program

Dicks Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh Pirates

Philadelphia 76ers

University of Pittsburgh Athletics 

Global Spectrum

Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc. 

West Virginia University Athletics

Pittsburgh Steelers

Teamwork Online

Harrisburg Senators Baseball Club

  • Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science Department
  • Zink Hall, Room 225
    1190 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2771
  • Fax: 724-357-3777
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.