Come and learn about the future of the sports industry!
The Los Angeles Athletic Club is partnering with the USF Sport Management program to host the inaugural SportsCetera conference. SportsCetera 2016 features top sports executives as they share their experiences and their thoughts about the future of the industry! We will have panels of speakers from top companies such as: AEG, Los Angeles Lakers and many more. They will be discussing marketing, public relations, digital media, sponsorship, talent representation, and community relations.
Registration starts at 9:00 am with a continental breakfast. Lunch will be provided and a networking mixer will conclude the event.
John R. Wooden Award
Ernest is the Director of Sports Marketing for the Los Angeles Athletic Club and the John R. Wooden Award.
Jamaal is the Senior Project Manager - Sports & Entertainment Digital for Turner Broadcasting.
Disrupt The Game
Allison is a basketball agent for Disrupt the Game.
Dick's Sporting Goods
Deanna is the Community Marketing Manager for Dick's Sporting Goods.
John R. Wooden Course
Craig is the grandson-in-law of legendary coach, John R. Wooden. He is also a Senior Partner of the John R. Wooden Course.
John R. Wooden Award
Sam is the Co-National Chairman of the John R. Wooden Award, Associate Vice Chancellor at Pepperdine University and PA Announcer for the Los Angeles Rams.
Los Angeles Clippers
Urel is the Director of Sales for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Antonio is the Vice President of Premium Sales and Service for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Kofi is the Director of Sports and Entertainment Celebrity and Luxury Real Estate for Compass.
Lauren is the Senior Director of Sports and Entertainment for Centurion.
Excel Sports Management
Bill oversees the marketing group responsible for marketing iconic athletes such as Blake Griffin, Clayton Kershaw, Kevin Love, Derek Jeter, Danica Patrick and many more.
Run for Her
Kelli is the founder of Run for Her.
Russell is the Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships for AEG.
Team Prime Time
Peter is the Executive Director for Team Prime Time
Los Angeles Lakers
Blain is the Executive Director of Corporate Partnerships for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Taylor Insurance and Financial Services
Eszylfie is the President and Founder of Taylor Insurance and Financial Services.
Cassandra is the Director of Communication for AEG.
Aaron is the President and CEO of #D1Bound Apparel.
9:00 - 9:50 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Ernest Baskerville - John R. Wooden Award
10:00 - 10:45 AM
Panel: Community Service
Kelli Sargent - Run for Her
Peter Straus - Team Prime Time
Eszylfie Taylor - Taylor Insurance and Financial Services
10:45 - 11:30 AM
Panel: Digital Media
Jamaal Broome - Turner Broadcasting
Aaron Plunkett - #D1Bound
11:30 - 11:40 AM
11:40 AM - 12:25 PM
Russell Silvers - AEG
Blain Skinner - Los Angeles Lakers
12:25 - 2:00 PM
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Panel: Talent Representation
Allison Galer - Disrupt the Game
Kofi Nartey - Compass
Lauren Renschler - Centurion
Bill Sanders - Excel Sports Management
2:45 - 3:30 PM
Panel: PR and Marketing
Deanna Holland - Dick's Sporting Goods
Cassandra Zebisch - AEG
3:30 - 3:40 PM
3:40 - 4:15 PM
Presentation: Pyramid of Success
Craig Impleman - John R. Wooden Course
4:15 - 5:00 PM
Urel Martinez - Los Angeles Clippers
Antonio Morici - Los Angeles Dodgers
5:00 - 7:00 PM
SportsCetera 2016 will be held at the historic Los Angeles Athletic Club in downtown Los Angeles. Parking is available in the parking structure adjacent to the Club on Olive Street.
About our partners
Offering one of the nation’s most extensive curriculums at our San Francisco Program and our Southern California Program in Orange, the University of San Francisco's Sport Management Master's Program provides professional preparation for careers in the sport marketplace. The 23-month program serves the needs of today’s busy students with courses held once a week in the evening, allowing students to work and pursue exciting internship opportunities. The faculty are a dedicated team of professionals and academic leaders who work in the field of sports.
About the Los Angeles Athletic Club
For more than 125 years, the Los Angeles Athletic Club has remained dedicated to its mission of providing for the body, mind and spirit of its members. This private club includes state-of-the-art athletic and spa facilities, award-winning restaurants, bars, luxury meeting, conference, and hotel rooms, and an array of social, business, and athletic events.