Sport Management Roundtable scheduled for Feb. 18

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 6:55:00 PM

A Sport Management Roundtable will be held on Monday, Feb. 18 from 5-7 p.m. in the Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center.

The event, sponsored by the Milwaukee Admirals, Milwaukee Bucks, Erin Hills Country Club and Radio Lobo, is free and is open to all Stritch students.

During this event, more than 20 local sport industry professionals will visit Stritch and share career experience and advice with students. Each professional will be set up at his/her own table, and speak with individuals or small groups of students.

Students will be able to learn about new jobs in sports, ideal skill sets, evolving industry standards, and the experts will discuss the business and career challenges they have faced and how they solved them. 

The professionals represent such roles as management, media relations, ownership and entrepreneurship, communications, finance, marketing and promotions, social media, operations, broadcasting, athletics administration, event management, and ticket sales. 

Some of the expert participants include:

Dennis Krause
Sports talk-show Host and Producer
Time Warner Cable Sports 32

Mike Lee
Mike Lee Basketball

John Bitter
Senior Director of Sales
Milwaukee Admirals

Peter Wilt
Indiana Sports and Entertainment

Rob Reischel
Packers Plus/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jamie DeMatthew, '12
Group Sales Representative
Milwaukee Bucks

Julie Rice, '10
NCAA Assistant to the Athletic Director
Carroll College

Bob Sullivan
Cedar Rapids Titans

Rick Toch
Golf Erin Hills Golf Club

Erik Kennedy
Volunteer & Leadership Development Coordinator

John Ewert
Communications Director
Road America

Mike Wisniewski
Senior Social Media Strategist
Hanson Dodge Creative (Accounts include Trek, Wilson, Eureka, Burton, Hummingbird, Marquette University and Horizon Fitness)

April Arvan
Assistant Director of Athletics
Lakeland College

Dean Rennicke
General Manager
Lakeshore Chinooks

Dan Cary
Chief Operating Officer
Lammi Sports Management

Shawn Kison/Shannon Harring
Event Managers
Wisconsin Center District (U.S. Cellular Arena)

Spencer Renn, '12
Team Dining Supervisor
Green Bay Packers

For more information, please contact Dan Underberg, faculty member in the Sport Science & Management Department, at (414) 410-4494 or