Resume

Professional Experience National Soccer Coaches Association of America
Kansas City, KS

Marketing Director
August 2007 – Present

  • Creation and implementation of a comprehensive marketing plan in-line with overall associations five year strategic plan.
  • Responsible for marketing agreements and relationships for the association, including existing partnerships and the development of new relationships.
  • Responsible for all online and print advertising sales.
  • Responsible for marketing and exhibits for the NSCAA Convention.
  • Manage all non-education special events, including hospitality tent and social at NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s College Cups.
  • Liaison to outside organizations, including Major League Soccer, Women’s Professional Soccer, and US Youth Soccer.
  • Coordinating producer of NCAA Division I men’s and women’s soccer television package; including game acquisition and scheduling, on-air talent staffing, managing and creating relationships with host institutions, and coordinating production between Fox Soccer Channel and contracted production company.
  • Daily management of NSCAA Foundation; including strategy implementation, tracking donations and pledges, and creation of promotional and donor recognition material
  • Represent the Association at various events across the country.

 
Convention Exhibits Floor Manager
August 2006 – August 2007

  • Supervised exhibit hall floor set-up in coordination with exhibitors and convention contractors.
  • Managed exhibitor relations and registration.
  • Worked with exhibitors prior to event to establish needed credentials and convention set-up requirements.
  • Prospected and contacted potential exhibitors prior to convention.

 
Marketing Intern
January – August 2005

  • Various projects completed include: RFP development for seminar video production, advertising contact research, contact database development, and performed forensic accounting in organizing foundation accounts.
  • Performed inventory and shipping, handled invoice tracking, developed and assisted in developing various business documents including flyers, cover letters, invoices, and financial reports.

 

  University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 
 
Athletics Operations and Promotions Coordinator
January 2006 – May 2007                     

  • Event Director for 2007 UMKC Invitational Track Meet and 2007 Mid-Continent Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
  • Event Director for various NCAA Division I soccer, softball, and volleyball games.
  • Managed and scheduled staff of 5 to 20 students and/or volunteers for various UMKC Athletics events.
  • Coordinated promotions, facility set-up, staffing, and ticketing for all UMKC Division I sports.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of group ticket and catering package and interactive activity center at men’s basketball games.
  • Assisted in development and operations of the official kid’s club of UMKC Athletics and the official student support group of UMKC Athletics.

 

  University of Kansas 
Lawrence, KS 
 
Athletics Marketing Intern
August – December 2005

  • Assisted in developing and running promotions for University of Kansas Athletics.
  • Managed scheduling and acted as lead contact for halftime performance groups for men’s and women’s basketball.
  • Coordinated in game promotional contests for women’s soccer, volleyball, and football.

 

Other Relevant Roles: CONCACAF Gold Cup
Traveling Team Liaison (Canada National Soccer Team)
July 2005

Kansas City Wizards                                                                        
On-Field Game Day Producer/Red Hat
March 2008 – Present

Education 2006-2007                    University of Missouri-Kansas City    Kansas City, MO

  • M.B.A., Marketing

2000-2005                             University of Kansas                  Lawrence, KS

  • B.A., Business Administration w/ Sports Management Concentration
  • University of Kansas Honors Program (2000 – 2005)

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