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CThoburn
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0686.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Wheeling Nailers ECHL franchise has begun to shy away from the premium giveaway, in order to cater to the mega experience of celebrity appearances. Vice President of Tickets, Chris Thoburn, talks about how the celebrity appearance at a game helps

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cary kaplan
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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0675.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe role and legacy of Canadian sports business is a very proud one, but according to Cary Kaplan, the low-key demeanor of those executives in the Great White North often keeps them from being fully recognized down in the United States

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SDuffy
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0633.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Tulsa Oilers are one of the ECHL teams owned by a single entity. Oilers Vice President of Corporate Partnerships discusses how that actually helps each of the teams, including his own, reap the rewards of an advantage when selling through

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JCamp
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0568.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Stockton Heat are part of the American Hockey League revolution to extend to the west coast, and have taken over the operations of the Stockton Thunder, an ECHL team that last north of the San Francisco bay for over a

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CLewis
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0541.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhat’s in a name? In minor league sports, Greenville’s ECHL hockey franchise is the latest to embrace the weird, renaming themselves from the Road Warriors to the Swamp Rabbits. And this took every single person who has heard it by storm,

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swamprabbits
Blog Posts

Make no mistake about it: The weirder that a minor league sports team is, the more attention they end up with as a result. Recently, I had an executive from a New England minor league baseball franchise on the podcast. The team name was being changed from the New Britain

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BStewart
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0424.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBill Stewart pulls no punches when discussing the state of minor league baseball and hockey ownership in today’s sports marketplace. An executive who has served as team president of a minor league hockey team for 6 years, Stewart has always owned

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lynch_shawn
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0215.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSelling hockey in NASCAR country means learning how to sell everything but hockey to the local audiences according to Shawn Lynch. Examined in this podcast is how Lynch has been able to develop fan development opportunities to grow the Checkers’ base

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CPalin
Podcast Episodes

Don’t tell Chris Palin that a local team has a harder time trying to sell hockey in their market than he does. Palin’s Everblades have no residences to the West (Gulf of Mexico) or the East (The Florida Everglades). Palin also has to deal with a population age in the

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RLisk
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0106.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe dynamics of sports marketing and franchise revival are the topics of the day with Trenton Titans co-owner Rich Lisk. Operator of Small Change Marketing as well, Lisk talks about the fan development relationship building that the Trenton Titans had to

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