• Working In Sports

    Goodbye Bradley Basketball

    While the NCAA Tournament is in full swing, Bradley’s Big Dance came to an end on Thursday against Michigan State. We had a lot of fun and relished in the moments of leading a top 10 team, making some big plays, and watching our players partake in the experience of a lifetime. 1st Time Going Dancing It was a historic moment for BU, but it was also a historic moment for my career. And yes, my career history deserves to be called “historic”…at least in my eyes! My first job with a collegiate athletics program, my Alma Mater, and it all led to being able to experience my first NCAA…

  • Working In Sports

    Ticket Punched! BU Is Going to the NCAA Tournament

    THIS IS BIG! If you go to/work for a Power 5 school, this isn’t big for you. You don’t understand the feeling of securing a spot in the tourney, because your team is there all the time. You don’t understand the feeling of bringing home a conference championship trophy for the first time in 31 years. Let me fill you in…it’s pretty sweet. Front Office Tears For anyone that works in the front office of a sports organization, you know how much it means for your team to bring in a championship. Although I didn’t make any baskets, I did put a lot of blood sweat and tears into this…

  • Life,  Working In Sports

    You Don’t Have to Like My Career Choices!!

    This one hits close to home. If you have an “unconventional” career goal, I’m sure you’ve gotten a lot of pushback. “It’s not stable.” “It’s going to be really hard.” and the best question of them all, “Are you going to make enough money?” That one right there makes me want to scream. I work in sports. I’ve worn many different hats but would call myself a professional sports marketer. It’s a career that has given me some incredible highs and some incredible lows. I have done everything from being dancing corn (yes really) to creating awesome in-game promotion ideas to draw in new fans. It’s a grind and requires…