Be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to meet industry professionals guest speaking in any of our classes (a few from past semesters are highlighted below). To find out who is on campus, be sure to check the weekly Monday E-mail!


Fall 2019


Industry Insights   Steve Stowe , VP/Executive Director  Miami HEAT Charitable Fund   Jake Hirshman , Specialist - Tournament Business & Sponsor Relations  Korn Ferry Tour | PGA TOUR   September 27, 2019

Industry Insights
Steve Stowe, VP/Executive Director
Miami HEAT Charitable Fund
Jake Hirshman, Specialist - Tournament Business & Sponsor Relations
Korn Ferry Tour | PGA TOUR

September 27, 2019

Guest Speaker  Brian Clapp, VP, Content/Engaged Learning  Work In Sports  September 5, 2019

Guest Speaker
Brian Clapp, VP, Content/Engaged Learning
Work In Sports
September 5, 2019

Spring 2019


Guest Speaker   Alan Gary , Senior Partner Service Coordinator   Gator IMG Sports Marketing   April 3 ( Pictures ) & March 11, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Alan Gary, Senior Partner Service Coordinator
Gator IMG Sports Marketing
April 3 (Pictures) & March 11, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Matt Batson , Facility Maintenance Coordinator  Aaron Batson , Regional Director of Account Executives   Orange County Convention Center   ;    Shepard     March 21, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Matt Batson, Facility Maintenance Coordinator
Aaron Batson, Regional Director of Account Executives
Orange County Convention Center; Shepard
March 21, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Jeremy Foley , AD Emeritus   University Athletic Association     March 20 ( Pictures ) & February 15, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Jeremy Foley, AD Emeritus
University Athletic Association
March 20 (Pictures) & February 15, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker  Will Pantages, Assistant Director of Communications   Florida Gators     February 21, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Will Pantages, Assistant Director of Communications
Florida Gators
February 21, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   David Lucier , Associate Director   Stephen C. O’Connell Center     February 21, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
David Lucier, Associate Director
Stephen C. O’Connell Center
February 21, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Ashlyn Sulivan , Digital Reporter and Host  Jacksonville Jaguars  February 14, 2019

Guest Speaker
Ashlyn Sulivan, Digital Reporter and Host
Jacksonville Jaguars
February 14, 2019

Guest Speaker   Brianne Wigley , Tour Media Official   LPGA     February 7, 2019

Guest Speaker
Brianne Wigley, Tour Media Official
LPGA
February 7, 2019

Guest Speaker   Marty Dempsey , Assistant Director, Facility Ops   UF RecSports     February 7, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Marty Dempsey, Assistant Director, Facility Ops
UF RecSports
February 7, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Newell Fox , President & CEO   Solutions Bridal Designer House   February 5/12, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Newell Fox, President & CEO
Solutions Bridal Designer House
February 5/12, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Scott Carter , Senior Writer   Florida Gators   January 31, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Scott Carter, Senior Writer
Florida Gators
January 31, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Lee Douglas , GM   Gator IMG Sports Marketing   January 30, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Lee Douglas, GM
Gator IMG Sports Marketing
January 30, 2019 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Fitz Koehler , President   Fitzness International   January 29, 2019 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Fitz Koehler, President
Fitzness International
January 29, 2019 (Pictures)


Fall 2018


Industry Insights   Surf Melendez , Managing Dir.,Content/Creative   Miami Dolphins    Amar Shah , Director of Digital Content   Orlando Apollos   November 16, 2018 ( Pictures )

Industry Insights
Surf Melendez, Managing Dir.,Content/Creative
Miami Dolphins
Amar Shah, Director of Digital Content
Orlando Apollos
November 16, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   James Di Virgilio , Co-Founder   Chacon Diaz & Di Virgilio   November 13, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
James Di Virgilio, Co-Founder
Chacon Diaz & Di Virgilio
November 13, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Matt Batson , Facility Maintenance Coordinator &  Kenny Gaudinez , Assist. Supervisor, Event Setup   Orange County Convention Center     November 9, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Matt Batson, Facility Maintenance Coordinator &
Kenny Gaudinez, Assist. Supervisor, Event Setup
Orange County Convention Center
November 9, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Jeremy Foley , AD Emeritus   University Athletic Association     November 8, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Jeremy Foley, AD Emeritus
University Athletic Association
November 8, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   W. Kent Fuchs , President   University of Florida     October 30, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
W. Kent Fuchs, President
University of Florida
October 30, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Dan Glassman , Attorney   Glassman & Zissimopulos   October 30, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Dan Glassman, Attorney
Glassman & Zissimopulos
October 30, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   David Lucier , Associate Director   Stephen C. O’Connell Center     Oct 9 ( Pictures ), Sep 26 ( Pictures ), & September 17, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
David Lucier, Associate Director
Stephen C. O’Connell Center
Oct 9 (Pictures), Sep 26 (Pictures), &
September 17, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   David Straley , Event Coordinator   Stephen C. O’Connell Center     October 8, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
David Straley, Event Coordinator
Stephen C. O’Connell Center
October 8, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Marty Dempsey , Assistant Director, Facility Ops   UF RecSports     October 8, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Marty Dempsey, Assistant Director, Facility Ops
UF RecSports
October 8, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Newell Fox , President & CEO   Solutions Bridal Designer House   September 26/October 2, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Newell Fox, President & CEO
Solutions Bridal Designer House
September 26/October 2, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Fitz Koehler , President   Fitzness International   September 18, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Fitz Koehler, President
Fitzness International
September 18, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Matthew Snider , Sr. Gp. Sales/Box Office Mgr &   Sarah Gilrie Ruwe , Director of Communication   Jacksonville Icemen   September 14, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Matthew Snider, Sr. Gp. Sales/Box Office Mgr &
Sarah Gilrie Ruwe, Director of Communication
Jacksonville Icemen
September 14, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Rae Kauder , Group Director   Octagon   September 7, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Rae Kauder, Group Director
Octagon
September 7, 2018 (Pictures)

Guest Speaker   Gene Martin , Manager of Social Responsibility   Orlando Magic   September 5, 2018 ( Pictures )

Guest Speaker
Gene Martin, Manager of Social Responsibility
Orlando Magic
September 5, 2018 (Pictures)