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Sports Job Interview with the Managing Director of the Sports Business Entertainment Network – Beth Grupsmith (VIDEO)

Beth Grupsmith has been Managing Director of the Sports Business Education Network (SBEN) since it’s inception in September 2012. Created and funded by the McCormack Foundation, this non-profit organization carries on the tradition of Mark H. McCormack of connecting the sports industry and the classroom. SBEN works with companies, universities and associations in the sports…

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Must-Dos in Interviewing for a Sports Job

Working in the sports industry is the next best thing to being the athlete playing in front of thousands of people. For many, the desire to work in a sports related field is cultivated in the realization that we are not all talented enough to reach the big stage as an athlete. Fortunately, landing a…

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Sports Job Interview with Howard Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles GM

In the latest edition of my interview series, I was incredibly lucky to have been able to interview Howie Roseman, General Manager of the Philadelphia Eagles. Before becoming the youngest GM in the National Football League, Howie earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, followed by earning his law degree at Fordham Law….

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Living the Dream… The Road to Your Sports Career (Step 2)

Welcome back to the second installment of what is hopefully the most beneficial 4-part series you will ever read regarding working in sports.  I hope you enjoyed reading Step 1… now on to Step 2.  Hooray! So you are now ready to go, fully armed with names and numbers of people to contact.  Remember, these…

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Sports Job Interview with Jeramie McPeek – VP Digital – Phoenix Suns

Headed by Vice President of Digital Jeramie McPeek, the Phoenix Suns employ perhaps the largest digital department in pro sports. No surprise, considering they pioneered the digital realm in sports. During this interview, Jeramie and I discussed: How the Suns have led the digital space What differentiates the Suns’ from other digital experiences How you…

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