Keynote Conversations

  • Jim Harbaugh, Head Football Coach at the University of Michigan
  • John U. Bacon, Author
  • Lee Steinberg, Sports Agent
  • Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Racer
  • Dhani Jones, Qey Capital Partners; Former NFL and Michigan Football Player
  • Tom Garfinkel, Miami Dolphins
  • Carrie Brzezinski, ESPN
  • Jon Paley, The Vault
  • Wally Hayward, W Partners

2016-2017 Events


Keynote Conversations

  • Ron Melnyk, IMG College
  • Andrew Pudduck, HTC
  • David Herman, Twitter
  • Tom Leward, Detroit Lions
  • Bryan Burns, The Forward Direction Group
  • Barry Klarberg, Monarch Wealth Management
  • Danny Koblin, LA 2024
  • Mark Rosentraub, Michigan Center for Sport and Policy
  • Johnny Kane, Fox Sports Detroit

Themed Panel Discussions

  • Sport Management Advisory Board 
    • Carrie Brzezinski, ESPN
    • Jon Paley, The Vault
    • Wally Hayward, W Partners
  • Detroit Tigers Day at Comerica Park
    • Jordan Field, Founder and Director of the Detroit Tigers Foundation
    • Ron Wade, Director of Marketing
    • Steve Cleary, Director of Corporate Sales
    • Jessica Ruddy, Account Executive
  • Michigan Athletics Symposium
    • Briana Burns, IMG College
    • Steve Reedy, IMG College
    • Whitney Tarver, Assistant Director of Game Presentation
    • Rachel Myers, Group Sales Manager
    • Hunter Greenfield, Associate Director of Development
    • Megan Tanenbaum, Director of Operations
    • Alma Davila Toro, Event Manager and Director of Championships
  • Detroit Sports Symposium
    • Paul Bee, Detroit Red Wings
    • Josh Belt, Michigan International Speedway

Professional Development Events

  • Resume reviews
  • LinkedIn etiquette
  • Professional headshots
  • How to network