Stevie Gray
Brian Laurila
Dustin Rocke
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Sunny Saini
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Scott Abbott

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Abbott is the Head Cross Country/Assistant Track and Field Coach at Sacramento State.

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Ashley Adamson

Adjunct Professor

Ashley Adamson is a studio host, anchor and reporter covering all Pac-12 Network shows and events.

Tel:415.422.6642
nagha@usfca.edu

Nola Agha

Assistant Professor

Dr. Agha is an Assistant Professor in the Sport Management Program at the University of San Francisco.

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Benjamin Alamar

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Alamar is the founding editor of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sport and a professor of sport management at Menlo College.

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Dave Almy

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Amly is the co-founder of ADC Partners. Dave teaches the Sports and Sponsorship marketing elective.

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Dan Barrett

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Barrett founded Barrett Sports Group, LLC, a boutique consulting firm specializing in sports business issues. Mr. Barrett teaches the Business of Sport elective in Southern California.

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Keir Beadling

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Beadling is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Mavericks Surf Ventures, LLC. Mr. Beadling teaches the Entrepreneurial Brand Building in Sports course in San Francisco.

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Liz Berecz

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

Ms. Liz Berecz currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for Nemus Bioscience, Inc.

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Kevin Blue

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Blue has served in his current position as Senior Associate Director of Athletics at Stanford University since August of 2013. In this role, Blue oversees ticket sales and operations, marketing, fan experience, communications, video, and sponsorship through Stanford’s relationship with Learfield Sports.

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Dan Brewster

Adjunct Professor

Dan Wallace-Brewster is currently Vice President of Client Services for Onestop Internet, an end-to-end retail e-commerce solution company.

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Dedan Brozino

Adjunct Professor

Dedan Brozino is currently the Associate Athletics Director for Marketing & Revenue Development at Long Beach State Athletics, bringing almost a decade of collegiate athletics experience and a background in fundraising, sales/marketing, corporate sponsorships and media relations to the position during his time with the 49ers.

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Joanne Campbell

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Campbell is the Associate Director at the Koret Health and Recreation Center at the University of San Francisco.

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Rich Campbell

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Campbell is an Associate Professor in the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University. He has taught Sports Business Research Methods and Understanding Fan Behavior (elective course) within the program.

Tel:415.422.6860
cellini@usfca.edu

Richard Cellini

Professor

Dr. Cellini teaches the Leadership and Critical Thinking course for all cohorts. He also serves as the Internship professor. He is currently a lead play-by-play announcer for Sports USA Radio.

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John Clamme

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Clamme is currently the Director of Sponsorship Sales for the Northern California Division of Live Nation/Ticketmaster

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Andy Dallin

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Dallin brings 20 years experience in the sports business and corporate consulting fields. Mr. Dallin teaches the Sports and Sponsorship Marketing elective course in Northern California.

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Tom Davis

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Davis is the Vice President of Loma Media, Sports Division.

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Charles Faas

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Faas teaches Accounting & Budgeting in Sports and was with the Sharks Sports & Entertainment (SSE) for nine years as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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Al Ferrer

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Ferrer is CEO/President of Linea Consulting which has provided interpreters for many MLB teams and Sport Angencies.

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Solly Fulp

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Fulp is currently the Senior Vice President-Conference Relationship Manager for ISP Sports.

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Michael Gilleran

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Gilleran is the Executive Director of the Santa Clara University Institute for Sports Law and Ethics. He teaches the Sports Law class at the San Francisco campus.

Tel:415.422.4365
gjgmelch@usfca.edu

George Gmelch

Professor

Dr. Gmelch is Professor of Anthropology at the University of San Francisco. He is a cultural anthropologist who studies tourism, sport, migration, and environmental anthropology with most of his fieldwork concentrated in Ireland, the Caribbean, and Alaska.

Tel:415.422.5280
mmgoldman@usfca.edu

Michael Goldman

Assistant Professor

Michael Goldman is an Assistant Professor in the Sport Management Program at the University of San Francisco. He teaches Sport Marketing and Business Development & Sales on both campuses.

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Rob Halvaks

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Halvaks is the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer of the Big West Conference.

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Ilisa Kessler

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Kessler is the Chief Operating Office for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada.

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Jason Klein

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Klein has over 15 years experience working for a variety of sports properties in marketing and sales. In 2010 he launched 88 Marketing where he works with sports properties to help with their sponsorship sales efforts.

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Casey Leppanen

Adjunct Professor

Casey Leppanen is a strategic marketing, promotions and broadcast executive with a proven track record of creating innovative plans that drive results for sports teams and live events.

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Jonathan Lowe

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Lowe is the Vice President of Marketing for the LA Kings.

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Jeff Marks

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Marks is currently COO of Premier Partnerships, LLC (a mid-sized sports marketing agency), having just moved into that position from The Sports Business Group.

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Stephanie Martin

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Martin is a corporate communications executive with an established reputation of creating and executing high-touch, award-winning communications strategies for global audiences.

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Kim Messey

Adjunct Professor

Kim Messey has been working in sports event management since 2005 and has worked more than 40 unique events including the US Open, Red Bull Air Race, USA Cross Country Championships, and more.

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Mark Nagel

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Nagel is currently an Associate Professor in Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina.

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George Pappas

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Pappas is currently Vice President of Sales for Bellator MMA - a division of Viacom and Spike TV.

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Joanne Pasternack

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Pasternack is entering her sixth season as the Director of 49ers Foundation and Community Relations for the San Francisco 49ers.

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Jonathan Pauley

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Pauley has over 20 years of experience in the fitness and health club industry and started Make-U-Fit Productions LLC and Renegade Racing in 2005.

Tel:415.422.5637
rascher@usfca.edu

Daniel Rascher

Professor

Dr. Rascher is Professor and Director of Academic Programs for the Sport Management Program at the Northern & Southern California Programs. He has taught sports economics and finance, business research methods, and master's project. Dr. Rascher is President of SportsEconomics.

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Paul Ratner

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Ratner is the Senior Manager of Premium Seating at the Golden State Warriors. 

Tel:415.422.2578
sportmgt@usfca.edu

Andrew Roberts

Director of Administration

Mr. Andrew Roberts, better known as Drew, serves as the Director of Administration for the Sport Management Program.

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Richard Rogers

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Rogers is the Manager of Operations for USTA NorCal.

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DeSha' Runnels

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Runnels is the Senior Account Executive for USC Sports Properties with Fox Sports Media Group.

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Kristin Shaff

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Shaff is currently the Senior Manager of Partnership Marketing at 24 Hour Fitness.

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Mike Shapiro

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Shapiro is a veteran of over 25 years in the sports and entertainment industries.

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Bryan Srabian

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Srabian is now entering his 16th year in professional sports.

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Jim Taylor

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Jim Taylor is internationally recognized for his work in the psychology of sport.

Tel:714.633.5626
lasportmgt@usfca.edu

Brent von Forstmeyer

Associate Director

Mr. von Forstmeyer is the Associate Director of the Sport Management Program for the Southern California branch location.

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Richard Walden

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Walden teaches the Sport Law course at the Los Angles area location. He is also a partner in the law firm of Burris, Schoenberg & Walden in Los Angeles, CA.

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Lynnette Ward

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Ward has a unique ability to motivate and influence others to take action and adapt to change. As a Career Consultant she coaches people across all functions and industries to execute successful career transitions and build lifelong career management strategies.

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Steve Webster

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Webster serves as President and CEO of CMPR (Crimson Marketing & Public Relations), an LLC specializing in the world of entertainment and sports.