2011 West Michigan Sport Leadership Conference and Employment Expo Monday, April 18 | 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Conference Center On the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus Event Schedule
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m.—9:20 a.m.
Randy Gillary—Kimberly Anne Gillary Foundation
9:30 a.m.—10:20 a.m.
Topic 1: Crisis Management in Coaching and Sport Management
10:30 a.m.—11:20 a.m.
Topic 2: Women in College Sports
11:30 a.m.—12:20 p.m.
Topic 3: Marketing Minor League Sports in a Down Economy
12:30 p.m.—1:20 p.m.
Rick Albrecht, Ph.D. — Grand Valley State University (Moderator) Randy Gillary — Kimberly Anne Gillary Foundation Founder (Panelist) Jim Leonard — Uncle to the late Wes Leonard (Panelist) Tony Petkus — Fennville High School Athletic Director (Panelist)
1:30 p.m.—2:20 p.m.
Topic 4: NCAA and Agents
Topic 2 Women in College Sports
2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Internship / Employment Expo
Thank you to our event sponsors!
Keynote Presenter: Randy Gillary Topic 1 Crisis Management in Coaching and Sport Management
Dana Munk, Ph.D. — Grand Valley State University (Moderator) Kathy Beauregard — Western Michigan University Athletic Director (Panelist) Jennifer Smith — Michigan State University Associate Athletic Director, Compliance (Panelist)
Topic 3 Marketing Minor League Sports in a Down Economy Joseph Little, PhD — Grand Valley State University (Moderator) Jon Beilstein — Grand Rapids Griffins Vice President of Ticketing/Game Ops (Panelist) Costa Papista — Muskegon Lumberjacks (Panelist) Jeff Potter — Fort Wayne Mad Ants President (Panelist)
Topic 4 NCAA and Agents James Padilla, JD.— Grand Valley State University (Moderator) Joe Flanagan , Esq— BTI Sports Co-Founder (Panelist) Chance Miller — NCAA Assistant Director, AGA (Panelist) Neil Stratton — Inside the League
To register, visit: http://www.gvsu.edu/move-sci/sportsleadership-conference.htm Find us on Facebook: GVSU Sport Leadership Program