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Brian Laurila
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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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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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Joe Azzolina

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Azzolina is Executive Director of Events and Promotions for the Golden State Warriors.

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Jack Bair

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Bair teaches in the area of legal issues in sport management. Mr. Bair is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the San Francisco Giants.

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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 Bently Mills, Inc.

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Jeff Berman

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Berman is currently Vice President of Business Development for TicketMaster.

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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.

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Gary Cavalli

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Cavalli is the Executive Director of the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and President of the San Francisco Bowl Game Association.

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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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Joon-Seo Choi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Choi is an Assistant Professor at USF and teaches Sport Marketing, Business Development and Sales in Sport, and Global Sport Management Immersion classes at both campuses.

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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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Richard Colback

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Colback is the President of Epic States.

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Brigidann Cooper

Program Assistant

Ms. Cooper is the program administrator for the Los Angeles area branch location.

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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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Shana Daum

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Daum is the Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations for the San Francisco Giants.

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Tom Davis

Adjunct Professor

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

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Jarrod J. Dillon

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Dillon currently serves as the Vice President of Ticket Sales, Service and Operations for the San Diego Padres.

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Anthony Dittmann

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Dittmann is the Director of Venue Operations for ESPN Productions, Inc.

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Ben Drew

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Drew teaches the Strategic Communication and Public Relations course in Northern California. Mr. Drew is a Communications Consultant, specializing in media relations, crisis communications and issues management.

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Damon Dukakis

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Dukakis is the General Manager with Cal ISP Sports Network.

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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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Stan Fasci

Director of Administration

Dr. Fasci is the Director of Administration for the Sport Management Master's Program at the University of San Francisco's Northern and Southern California Programs.

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Mauricio Ferreira

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Ferriera is the head of the marketing research and analytics at the Hypothesis Group, a Los Angeles-based research and marketing consultancy.

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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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Christopher Fung

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Fung graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business. He teaches Accounting and Budgeting in Sport.

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William J. Fusco

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Fusco has taught the Master's Project and offers the Administrative Leadership in Intercollegiate Athletics elective course. He is the Director of Athletics at Sonoma State University.

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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
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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.

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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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Brian Grey

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Grey, as a veteran of digital media, joined Polaris Venture Partners as Executive-In-Residence (EIR) in October 2008.

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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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Jill Harris

Adjunct professor

Dr. Jill Harris has taught undergraduate and graduate economics courses, including sports economics, at Pomona College, Pitzer College, CSUSB, the University of the Redlands, Chapman University, and elsewhere for approximately two decades.

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Ruth Hill

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Hill serves as the Vice President of Finance for the Sacramento Kings.

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Mark Humenik

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Humenik is Vice President and General Counsel of Athletes First, a sports agency located in Irvine, California.

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Ilisa Kessler

Adjunct Professor

Ms. Kessler was the News Business Operations Manager for ABC7 KGO-TV.

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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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Markus Leunig

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Leunig is the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager for The North Face.

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Adam Lippard

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Lippard is Vice President at GMR Marketing and is responsible for the Visa U.S.A. Event and Sponsorship Marketing account.

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Michael Lorenzen

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Lorenzen is the principal and founder of the CASA Group, which is a consultancy dedicated to providing strategy consulting to intercollegiate athletic administrators.

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Jonathan Lowe

Adjunct Professor

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

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Kevin Lynch

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Lynch has covered Bay Area sports as a journalist for 24 years. Kevin works online for sfgate.com, in print for the San Francisco Chronicle and several other media outlets, as well as on radio as a guest sports talk show host at KNBR-AM. 

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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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Brent Mater

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Mater is currently the Director of Operations for the Honda Center.

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Cindy McHale

Adjunct Professor

Ms. McHale is currently the Senior Manager, Corporate Sponsorship for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.

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Glenn Menard

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Menard has an extensive background in event and facility management and has directed operations and managed facilities for nearly every major sporting event, including Super Bowl XLV in Dallas, Super Bowl XXVI and NCAA Final Four in New Orleans, Olympic tennis, archery and cycling in Atlanta and World Cup Soccer in Dallas.

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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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Jürgen Padberg

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Padberg is the Paralympic Games Sports Manager for the International Paralympic Committee, Germany.

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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.

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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. 

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Marc Reeves

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Reeves is the International Commercial Director for the National Football League (NFL).

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Andrew Roberts

Associate Director

Mr. Andrew Roberts, better known as Drew, serves as the Associate Director for the Los Angeles area branch location.

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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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Brent von Forstmeyer

Program Assistant

Mr. von Forstmeyer is the program administrator for the San Francisco program 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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David Wallgren

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Wallgren has relocated to Chicago and will begin working with a new technology that helps athletes and teams detect and optimize the healing of concussions.

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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.

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Michael Williams

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Williams is the Vice President of Marketing for the San Francisco 49ers. With over 18 years of team sports and advertising agency experience, Michael Williams is recognized as one of the industry's top marketing executives.