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Joshua Gordon
May 30, 2017

Announcing 2017-18 Executive Team VP Positions

May 30, 2017 by Joshua Gordon

After undergoing a comprehensive process, the Warsaw Sports Business Club has now determined specific VP assignments for the seven executives who were elected to serve in 2017-18. The incoming Executive Team is an outstanding and diverse group set-up well to build off of the great success of this year's leadership team. The final few weeks of the term will involve ongoing transition activities to ensure a smooth hand-off from the outgoing executive team.  Below are the full role assignments:...

Joshua Gordon
May 26, 2017

Announcing the 2017-18 President of the Warsaw Sports Business Club

May 26, 2017 by Joshua Gordon

It is an honor and a privilege to announce that Zoe Raiter has been selected as the President of the Warsaw Sports Business Club for 2017-18.  This was an easy and unanimous selection with the Club in excellent hands with her leadership.  Zoe is headed into her Senior year and is studying Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Business and a minor in Media Studies. The past year she served as the VP of External Relations after previously serving as an Operations Coordinator f...

Duncan Boone
Apr 13, 2017

Neeta Sreekanth Recap

Apr 13, 2017 by Duncan Boone

Hi Warsaw, I hope you enjoyed hearing from Neeta last night! Her position of Segment Producer, Social Media at ESPN. She talked a lot about the challenges she faces with creating quality, engaging material to market the ESPN's NFL content while also staying true to their brand. To read more check out the meeting recap HERE.  -Duncan

Duncan Boone
Feb 16, 2017

Billy Haubrich Recap

Feb 16, 2017 by Duncan Boone

What's up Warsaw! Billy killed it last night. It was really interesting hearing how ESPN is tackling the problem of viewers canceling their cable packages, and Billy explained how he analyzes data in a very intriguing way. If you weren't able to attend and want to find out more of what you missed click HERE.  -Duncan

Duncan Boone
Feb 13, 2017

Meeting Reminder - Billy Haubrich

Feb 13, 2017 by Duncan Boone

Good Afternoon Warsaw, Here's all you need to know about our meeting this Wednesday: Billy Haubrich Billy Haubrich is a Research Analyst for ESPN and has worked there for the past nine years. He gathers and analyzes data for ESPN to improve their marketing strategy. Be sure to do some research before our meeting this Wednesday in Lillis 211 at 6 p.m. To visit his Linkedin click HERE. ALSO: we will be replacing Quick Fire and starting our meetings now with The Pitch. Basically it will be mi...

Duncan Boone
Feb 12, 2017

Green Sports Alliance

Feb 12, 2017 by Duncan Boone

Hi gang, Hope your Sunday is going well. Check out this information about Green Sports Alliance and their upcoming webinar about sustainability in winter sports. Peak Performers: How Snow Sports Are Going Green Green Sports Alliance is a company dedicated to making the world a more eco-friendly place. They do this by inspiring sports leagues, teams, venues and their partners to embrace energy and water efficiency. This Wednesday at 1pm EST / 10am PST they are having a free webinar on how sn...

Duncan Boone
Feb 2, 2017

Duncan Fletcher Meeting Recap

Feb 2, 2017 by Duncan Boone

Hey guys, If you missed yesterday's meeting it was a good one! Duncan Fletcher taught us about what his company, Game Change, does in player development. He also shared some interesting statistics they found such as: a player performs better if they're taking college courses during season. To find out more please click HERE. - Duncan

Duncan Boone
Jan 30, 2017

Meeting Reminder - Duncan Fletcher

Jan 30, 2017 by Duncan Boone

Already Week 4 Warsaw! If you haven't studied for your midterm that's tomorrow yet I'm with you, but take a couple mins to read up on our speaker this week: Duncan Fletcher. Duncan Fletcher Fletcher's official title is Athlete Development Specialist and 6 years ago he started Game Change, a company focused on improving the lives of individual clients as well as sports organizations as a whole. Basically they are responsible for all aspects of client development, product and program developm...

Duncan Boone
Jan 16, 2017

Oregon IMG Meeting

Jan 16, 2017 by Duncan Boone

Hey WSBC Gang! It's the start of Week Two and you know what that means, we have a meeting on Wednesday, January 18th at 6 p.m. IMG This week we are welcoming a panel of executives from Oregon IMG Sports Marketing. IMG has partnered with Oregon Athletics for years to provide a successful platform to promote sponsorship activation throughout the university's athletic events. This meeting will be held in a panel format where the four executives will say a little about what they do, but a major...

Duncan Boone
Nov 28, 2016

The Most Olympic Meeting We'll Ever Have

Nov 28, 2016 by Duncan Boone

Helllloooooooo WSBC, Need a cure from those week 10 blues? A meeting with Olympic Medal winners might pump you up! Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton This Wednesday, November 30th in Lillis 211 at 6 p.m. the Warsaw Sports Business Club presents Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton to come speak to the club. Ashton Eaton is an American decathlete and two-time Olympic champion, who holds the world record in both the decathlon and indoor heptathlon events, and is the second decathlete to...

Jackson Rizzi
Oct 3, 2016

Social Media Contests

Oct 3, 2016 by Jackson Rizzi

Hey Warsaw, To add onto Duncan's meeting reminder post... Our Snapchat Geofilter has been approved! From 12PM - 10PM on Wednesday, there will be a WSBC Geofilter available on Lillis grounds. We're holding a contest with this filter: One *member* (Contest to be judged after the meeting to give non-members a chance to become members) who posts a photo with this filter to their snapchat story will win free Warsaw gear. To enter: 1) Take a photo with our filter 2) Post to your My Story 3) ...

Duncan Boone
Oct 3, 2016

Greg Bell

Oct 3, 2016 by Duncan Boone

Hellllooooooooo Warsaw, I know it's Monday but get excited because we have our first club meeting in two days! Greg Bell The Warsaw Sports Business Club is proud to have Mr. Greg Bell speak in front of the club at our first meeting this Wednesday, October 5th at 6 p.m. in Lillis 182. Mr. Bell is a Certified Speaking Professional whose innovative approach has been a valuable resource of businesses and sports teams for years. He holds political science and law degrees from right here at the U...

Joshua Gordon
Sep 29, 2016

Welcome Back!

Sep 29, 2016 by Joshua Gordon

WSBC'ers! Welcome back to campus! I am thrilled to see all of you back and ready to do amazing things. Many of you were engaged in internships and jobs in sports business this summer and our industry partners have taken notice of the talent and hard work that has become synonymous with Warsaw.  This year we have an Executive Team (Jack, Alex, Zoe, James, Duncan, Dustin, and Osiel) that are already working tirelessly to create opportunities for each of you that are unparalleled at any univer...

Jackson Rizzi
May 19, 2016

Donation Opportunities

May 19, 2016 by Jackson Rizzi

Hey Warsaw, Today is UO Giving Day and there is a heavy push for donations to the LCB.   More specifically, Warsaw is making a fundraising effort in honor of professor emeritus Dennis "Doc" Howard. He has played an incredibly impactful role in the lives of countless Sports Biz students and any donations at all would be appreciated and utilized to make this program the best it can possibly be. As the money is going toward Warsaw activities, you do not need to have had a personal connection ...

Connor Williamson
Apr 19, 2016

4/13 Warsaw Sports Analytics Meeting Recap - Guest Speaker Keith D'Amelio

Apr 19, 2016 by Connor Williamson

Yesterday in the Lillis complex, the Warsaw Sports Analytics Club welcomed its second-ever, and first in-person, guest speaker, Keith D’Amelio. A performance specialist in Nike’s Sport Research Lab since 2011, D’Amelio has over eight years of experience working at the NBA and NCAA level. Joined by a cozy crew of 30, he spoke about his experiences using different types of performance data at the NBA and NCAA levels, which he uses in his role with Nike. For instance, he spoke to the intricacies...