Our Alumni

We have a diverse group of alumni who are leaders in the sport and fitness industries and are a valuable resource to the program and its students.

Their Stories

Where are they now?

Professional Teams

Baseball

  • Boston Red Sox - Nakia Hill, Scouting Supervisor
  • Colorado Rockies/Modesto Nuts - Paul Arsenault, Video Assistant
  • New York Yankees - Jennifer Hansen, Corporate/Community Relations
  • Oakland Athletics - Cavan Happel, Ticket Service Representative
  • Oakland Athletics - Caleb Jay, Assistant General Counsel
  • Orem Owlz Baseball - Justo Vazquez, General Manager
  • San Francisco Giants - Bobby Baksa, Player & Community Relations Coordinator
  • San Francisco Giants - Jose Bonilla, Operations Assistant
  • San Francisco Giants - Shana Daum, Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations
  • San Francisco Giants - Peggy Della Rochetta, Financial Analyst
  • San Francisco Giants - Eric Flemming, Minor League Operations Assistant
  • San Francisco Giants - Paul Giuliacci, Associate Director
  • San Francisco Giants - Clara Ho, Coordinator of Personnel Administration
  • San Francisco Giants - Albert Jaimes, Senior Manager of Public Affairs and Community Relations
  • San Francisco Giants - Michael Martin, Sponsorship Services Coordinator
  • San Francisco Giants - Adam Nieting, Assistant Operations
  • San Francisco Giants - Randy Rigali, Customer Service Agent
  • San Francisco Giants - Scott Streeter, Sales Associate for Business Development
  • San Francisco Giants - Scott Zumsteg, Ticket Finance Analyst
  • San Francisco Giants Enterprises - Joseph Nevin, Director of Sales and Marketing
  • San Jose Giants - John Rally, Ticket Services Coordinator
  • St. Louis Cardinals - Hosei Maruyama, Director of Stadium Operations

Basketball

  • Golden State Warriors - Nick Bisho, Senior Director of Suites and Hospitality Solutions
  • Golden State Warriors - Ryan Brown, Manager/Premium Seating
  • Golden State Warriors - Stevie Gray, Senior Director of Ticketing Operations
  • Golden State Warriors - Alesia Harris, Assistant/Team Marketing
  • Golden State Warriors - Eric Kwait, Director of New Partnership Ventures
  • Golden State Warriors - Chris Lee, Director of Partnership Development
  • Golden State Warriors - Paul Ratner, Sr. Manager of Premium Seating
  • Golden State Warriors - Zeric Sigmon Jr., Corporate Sponsorship and Premium Service Assistant
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Carly Petersen, Account Service Representative
  • Sacramento Kings - Scott Simmons, Manager of Premium Sales
  • Sacramento Kings - Bobby Walker, Manager of Season Ticket Services

Football

  • Atlanta Falcons - Spencer Williams, Corporate Partnerships Seasonal Assistant
  • Chicago Bears - Douglas Carnahan, Director of Partnership Marketing
  • Edmonton Club - Ryan Jagoe, Ticket Sales Representative
  • Miami Dolphins - Ninno DePatrick, Video Assistant
  • NFL China - Zi'en Ding, PR/NFL Home Field Events Coordinator
  • Oakland Raiders - Farnoush Ansari, Client Services Manager of Marketing Partnerships
  • Oakland Raiders - Krystal Arce, Premium Seating Executive
  • Oakland Raiders - Tom Jones, Assistant to the Head Coach, Operations
  • Oakland Raiders - Rick Pellum, Client Services Manager
  • Oakland Raiders - Zeric Sigmon Jr., Premium Services Coordinator
  • Oakland Raiders - Dane Vandernat, Pro Personnel Director
  • Oakland Raiders - Steve West, Operations
  • San Francisco 49ers - Mike Ford, Corporate Sponsorship Department
  • San Francisco 49ers - Brian Hampton, Director of Administrations
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Steve West, Scouting Assistant

Hockey

  • Anaheim Ducks - Colleen MacKinnon, Marketing Coordinator
  • San Jose Sharks/Sharks Sports and Entertainment - Michael Nieves, Director of Ticket Sales and Services

Collegiate Athletics

Universities & Colleges

  • San Francisco State University - Kelly Coffey, Assistant Soccer Coach
  • San Jose State - Keith Marin, Business Operations Analyst
  • San Jose State University - Jack Kennedy, Assistant Coach for Men's Basketball
  • Siena College - Adam Sopris, Athletic Communications/Multimedia
  • Skyline College - Justin Piergrossi, Head Men's Basketball Coach
  • Sonoma State University - Bill Fusco, Director of Athletics
  • Sonoma State University - Rich Campbell, Assistant Professor
  • Stanford Athletics - Joshua Thiel, Associate Director of Development
  • Stanford Athletics - David Sertich, Director of Business Strategy
  • Stanford Athletics - Matt Doyle, Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations
  • Stanford Athletics - Kevin Holman, Director of Ticket Sales and Services
  • Stanford University - Maggie Fenton, Manager of Facilities Operations Events
  • Stanford University - Earl Koberlein, Senior Associate Athletic Director
  • Temple University - Joris Drayer, Assistant Professor
  • U.S. Military Academy (West Point) - Scott Robson, Assistant Director of Ticket Sales Marketing
  • UC Berkeley Athletics - Katie Lee, Associate Director of Fan Experience
  • UC Davis - Eric Bankston, Assistant Director of Athletics Communications
  • UC Merced Recreation and Athletics - Robin Embry, Assistant Athletic Director
  • UC Riverside - Alyssa Carillo, Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing
  • UCLA - Mariella Trombetta, Assistant Director of On Campus Recruiting Events
  • University of Chicago - Jason Weber, Head Swim Coach/Aquatics Director
  • University of Idaho - Glendon Hardin, Ticket Sales Manager
  • University of Pennsylvania - Christine Flynn, Associate Director for Recreation
  • University of San Diego - Nicholas Stromberg, Club Sport Coordinator
  • University of San Francisco - Flynn Ginty, Director of Annual and Special Gifts
  • University of San Francisco - Julie Martin, Director of Operations for Women's Basketball
  • University of San Francisco Athletics - Sam Cohn, Communications Assistant
  • University of Washington - Shondell Reed, Senior Associate Director, Seattle Athletics
  • USC - Sean Jordan, Assistant Director of Marketing
  • Washington State University - Matthew Atwell, Coordinator of Fitness Services Education
  • Western Oregon University - Joe Schaumburg, Assistant Coach for Men's Basketball
  • Wichita State - Kathryn Glunt, Director of Marketing Game Operations
  • Wichita State University Athletics - Kathryn Glunt, Director of Marketing and Game Operations
  • William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA - Robert (Robbie) Handy, Head Coach for Mens Soccer

Ancillary Industries

Consultancies, Agencies

  • ADC Consulting - Dave Almy, Principal
  • AEG - Sean Otrakul, Marketing Coordinator, Sales and Marketing
  • Attention (Social Media) - Matt Kern, Associate Director
  • Bank of West - Tarrah Pollaro, Partnership Sales
  • BDA Sports Management - Jonathan Schulman, Marketing Coordinator
  • Bestival - Matt Sanger, Customer Relations
  • BRC Group - Aki Kadotani, Business Development Manager
  • Brion Sports Marketing Group - Dae Seok Chang, Sponsorships
  • Cardinal Corporate Finance Group - JP Holland, Partner
  • Emerson Sport Training and Fitness - Joe Kemper, General Manager & Part Owner
  • Fitness Anywhere - Nicholas Vay, Education Coordinator
  • Fleishman-Hillard - Jessica Swain, Managing Supervisor
  • Folger Levin Kahn LLP - Kevin Caton, Associate
  • Fritz Martin Management - Tana Smothermon, Director of Ops/Player Market
  • GAGA Sports Entertainment - Adrian Spinelli, Account Revenue Strategy Manager
  • GMR Marketing - Allison Hunt, Account Manager
  • GMR Marketing - Walter Linares, Ticket Coordinator
  • GoFit - Chris Camacho, Director
  • IMG - Donna Lupton, Sr. Account Manager
  • Inspiranti Sports - Hemant Dua, CEO
  • James Grant Sport Management - Lyle Yorks, Group Director
  • Karve Studio in Scottsdale, AZ - Kendra Jordan, Owner/Instructor
  • Make-U-Fit - Jonathan Pauley, Owner
  • NBA London - Dan Markham, Vice President
  • Octagon - Conner Ferguson, Senior Account Executive
  • Octagon - Nicholas Tsu, Taiwan Baseball
  • Octagon - Conor Ferguson, Senior Account Executive
  • Octagon Football - CJ LaBoy, Senior Associate
  • Octagon Marketing - Kim Sawyer, Client Coordinator
  • Pacific West Athletics - Richard Martinez, Founder and Director
  • Sale Manager - Jesse Zitrin, Market Metrix
  • Senda Athletics - Jeong Huh, Director of Marketing and Partnerships
  • shopa.com - Peter Janes, Founder
  • Smith and Williamson LLP - Peter Fairchild, Private Client Tax Partner
  • Spectrum Sports Management - Kevin Carrera, Vice President of Events
  • Spectrum Sports Management - Meghan Leon, Marketing Manager
  • SportsMark Management Group - Andrew Kihn, Marketing Manager
  • SportsMark Management Group - Jennifer McMullen, Project Manager/Graphic Designer
  • Sportstec Inc - Anwar McQueen, Vice President of Sales
  • Steiner Sports - Crystal De Jesus, Account Executive
  • StubHub - Lindsey Mirkovich, Partnerships Coordinator
  • StubHub - Gabby Duno, Partnership Manager
  • StubHub - Gregory Ivry, Manager, Business Development
  • StubHub - Allison Lucia, Sports Partnerships Coordinator
  • Thinkbigsites.com - Jeremy Rechtshaid, National Business Development
  • Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment - Peter Aiello, Account Director
  • Visa - Chrissy Deslisle, Global Event Management
  • Visa/SportsMark - Pam Javandel, Senior Account Manager
  • Wells Fargo - Jennifer Copeland, VP Marketing Program Director
  • Yahoo! - Ryan Moore, B2B Communications Manager
  • Zeeto Group LLC - Chris Kwok, Director of Operations

Leagues, Facilities, Ownership Groups

  • AEG - Jonathan Sandoval, Premium Seating Ticketing Coordinator
  • AEG: Staples Center - Ashley Sinclair, Special Events Coordinator
  • America's Cup Event Authority - Everett Jacobs, Head of Sales
  • California Collegiate Athletic Association - Christine Halsey, Senior Women's Administrator
  • California Interscholastic Federation - Ron Nocetti, Associate Executive Director
  • Community Rowing Inc. - Sharanya Subramanian, Corporate and Event Manager
  • Greater Richmond Convention Center - Andrew Shreve, Assistant Box Office Manager
  • HP Pavilion - Patrick Luck, Guest Service Coordinator
  • Kroenke Sports Enterprises - J.T. Klingenmeier, Director of Security Venues
  • Liverpool Football Club - Niall Treacy, Head of Partnership Analysis
  • LPGA - Sean Pyun, Director of Tournament Business Affairs
  • Madison Square Garden - Courtney Jeffries, VP Retention and Service
  • Major League Baseball / 2013 World Baseball Classic - Brian Pierce, Team Coordinator for Team Australia
  • Major League Soccer Digital Properties - Peter Amador, Sales Planner, Rules Competitions
  • Manchester City Football Club - Tom Glick, Chief Commercial and Operating Officer
  • NAIA - Ruth Feldblum, Director of Eligibility Services
  • National Football League - Catherine Danielowich, Manager of Events
  • National Hot Rod Association - Kenny Lee, Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • NHRA - Mario Hirose, Senior Manager Corporate Marketing
  • Northern Trust Open at PGA Tour - Shawn Beckham, Sales Manager
  • Parking Panda - Marc Philobos, Business Development Manager
  • Sacramento Sports Commission - Alison Sandman, Treasurer
  • Seascape Golf Club in Aptos, CA - Maritza Loyola, Director of Private Events
  • Southern California Golf Association - Jimmy Becker, Assistant Director
  • U.S. Soccer Federation - Barbara Blocker, National Team Coordinator
  • West Coast Conference - Kim Hay, Assistant Commissioner

Manufacturing

  • 2K Games - Shelby Cox, Director
  • Bently Mills, Inc. - Liz Berecz, CFO
  • FBAT Lead - Geoffrey White, Social Media Specialist
  • Kinseys Performance Sunscreen - Amber Hadiosenarto, Marketing Director
  • Lululemon Athletica - Jessica Edwards, Regional Community Guru
  • McFarlane Toys - Michael Distaso, Sport Brand Manager
  • Nike - Rob Dye, Specialist Manager
  • Nike - Rodney Knox, Communications Director
  • Nike - Mark Pasadilla, Social Media Specialist
  • Nike Japan - Kazuaki Shinkawa, Sales Analyst
  • PacSports Philippines - Cary Dy Buncio, Director of Business Development
  • Perfect Pushup LLC - Sandra Tabata, Marketing Manager
  • Taylor Made - Matt Nuthals, Retail Marketing Coordinator
  • TaylorMade Golf - Patrick Weather, Specialist, Customer Service/Management Groups
  • TaylorMade Adidas Golf - Adam Kinowski, Footwear Developer
  • TRX - Kim Klinedinst, Director of Education Product
  • Two Dots Production - Wayne Chuang, CEO/President
  • Upper Deck Company - Gabriel Garcia, Brand Manager, UDA
  • Video Applications - Shawn Oatey, VP of Sales

Media

  • AOL - Jae Wilson, Copywriter for Applications Commerce Marketing
  • Bleacher Report - Dorth Raphaely, Director of Programming
  • Bleacher Report for Turner Broadcasting - Tina Marie Sturdevant, Media and Talent Manager
  • Brent International School, Manila Philippines - Trinchy Floro, Teacher
  • California Interscholastic Federation - Ron Nocetti, Senior Director
  • CBS Sports - Jonathan Stevens, Senior Product Manager (Fantasy Sports)
  • CBS Sports Greater Chicago - Todd Owen, Director of University Relations
  • CBS Sports Interactive - Kelly Readinger, Account Coordinator
  • City of Santa Clarita - Rec Services - Russell Sypowicz, Sponsorship and Economic Development
  • Electronic Arts - Jesse Hooper, Sales Development Manager of Global Media Sales
  • ESPN - Frank Cotata, International Researcher European Soccer, NFL, NBA
  • ESPN - Sara Gotfredson, Senior Director of Multimedia Sales
  • ESPN Stats and Information Group - Sunny Saini, Stats Analyst
  • ESPN X Games - Jameson Shaw, Associate Manager of Sports and Competition
  • Facebook - Jennifer Liu, Infrastructure Data Centers Team
  • Fox Sports - Anna Wylie, Programming Associate
  • Fox Sports 1 - Berren Salcedo, Assignment Desk Assistant
  • Fox Sports Media Group - DeShå Runnels, Senior Account Executive/USC Sports Properties
  • Fox Sports/HTS - Rachel Thomas, Account Executive
  • Good Tidings Foundation - Stacy Wong, Executive Director
  • International Olympic Committee - Christina Low, Head of Broadcasting Services
  • iSupportSports - Derek De Santiago, Co-Founder CEO
  • Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl - Amy Gardner, Corporate Community Relations Manager
  • Lewis Silkin - Iain McDonald, Sports Media Associate
  • London - Eric Drobny, Bleacher Report out of the CNN Office
  • MLB Advanced Media (MLB.com) - Ethel Brual, Lead for search marketing strategy MLB.com and all team sites
  • NFL Network - Kristen Lange, Production Manager
  • NFL Network - Jennifer Semien, Manager of Finance
  • NFL Network - Chris Stolte, News Desk Associate
  • Pac-12 Enterprise - Dustin Rocke, VP of Programming and Development
  • Pac-12 Enterprise - Mark Petix, Programming Coordinator
  • Pac-12 Network - Mylene (Martin) Mukhar, Production Assistant
  • Sierra Leone - Nancy Waite, Project Coordinator of Sport for Development
  • Sony PlayStation - Eric Smith, Public Relations
  • Sony PlayStation - Joni Maybury, Partnership Marketing
  • Special Olympics Northern California - Heather Jones, Vice President of Corporate and Retail Initiatives
  • Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada - Ilisa Kessler, Chief Operating Officer
  • Tencent - Reggie Duan, Chief Sports Writer
  • Turner Sports - Tara August, Director for Production Media Group
  • Twitter - Will Exline, Account Manager for Sports Partnerships
  • VIMN - Per Apelqvist, Head of Content Operation
  • Youth Villages - Peter Marsden, Recreational Manager

Nonprofits, Commissions, Associations, Councils

  • America Heart Association - Erica Bakeman Ralston, Director of Heart Walk
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Kelli Sargent, Senior Event Coordinator & Founder of Run for Her
  • EcoKable - Brennan Cassidy, Co-Founder
  • French American International School - Ian Noh, Assistant Athletic Director
  • HealthCorps - Lily Ebey-Field, Fit Alliance Manager
  • Juma Ventures - Cuyla Coogan, Enterprise Manager
  • London Business School - Matthew Roberts, Associate Director of Annual Giving
  • Lutheran High School, Elk Grove, CA - Jason Morris, Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach
  • OMI College Preparatory Academy - Sean Moler, Director of Athletics
  • San Francisco Jewish Community Center - Sheena Lister, Athletic Program Manager
  • Sports Division - Hyun-Soo Song, Seoul Metropolitan Government
  • Ulysses Project - Kevin Solomon, Founder
  • US Sports Camps - Brent Koonce, Vice President

Contact Info

San Francisco

Brent R von Forstmeyer, Director of Administration

Kalmanovitz Hall, Room 241 (415) 422-2678

Contact Info

Orange County

Ashley Sloper, Associate Director

480 South Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868 (714) 633-5626