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Thitz
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0791.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe growth of women’s basketball is a consistent topic of conversation for Tracie Hitz, director of operations at the NCAA. Hitz discusses some of the metrics, both in the world of traditional and social media, which have helped increase awareness about

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RWilkins
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0789.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhile Russell Wilkins can appreciate the sold-out situation that Wichita State has in men’s basketball, he also remembers trying to sell indoor football in that same marketplace. Wilkins takes about the challenges of having a sold-out venue, both from a pricing

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sfees
Blog Posts

Last week, while NCAA basketball conference tournaments were occurring, I started to notice the empty seats. Some of these tournaments play in vastly larger arenas than they should, but I started to wonder why so many single conference tickets weren’t purchased. Then, I did something that may seem oblivious to

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JBechler
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0751.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJamy Bechler focuses on personal improvement of leaders, ensuring that those staff and student-athletes they oversee receive the best vision possible for their athletic department. Bechler talks about motivational growth of the individual who is earning that position of leader within

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MSimon
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0714.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLooking through the lense of sports merchandise, Mikko Simon brings international activation experience to the brands that he has worked with. As Vice President for Point 3 Basketball, Simon discusses the guerilla marketing efforts of attacking less of the traditional retail

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LHolzman
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0704.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFounded in 1970, The West Coast Conference has been home to that region’s private religious schools. WCC Commissioner Lynn Holzman discusses some of the nuances of overseeing a private school conference, as well as how the conference “got” Las Vegas for

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JSabatino
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0671.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe art and role of customer service as well as ticket operations in off-site venues is one of Jason Sabatino’s specialties. Not only with the College Football Playoffs, as the Director of Business and Ticket Operations, but also with the NCAA

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WStickney
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0619.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIf there’s one person who can own a room simply by walking into it, Wayne Stickney has that title outright. Long Beach State’s Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Major Gifts & Revenue Acquisition, “The Stick” talks about how to engage donors

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MEspada
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0613.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFrom ticket sales to development, Michael Espada charts his course for how he sells both the immediate buy and the long term ask in college athletics. Espada shares his insight into the development process, including the length process of major gift

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HMartin
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0596.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShe managed to cross the “chasm” between college athletics and professional sports, serving in a high level for both, and lived to tell about it. Heather Martin shares her insight into what became her passion, which is sports community relations, and

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