I-95 SportsBiz blog is founded and edited by Drew Rosen and Kevin Rossi. The goal is to educate the masses about the business of professional sport while incorporating quality writing, wit and sarcasm. For sports business news and post updates, follow us on Twitter @I95_SportsBiz.
Drew Rosen is a junior sport management and finance double major at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. Drew has always enjoyed watching and playing sports. Drew is now motivated by the business side of the sport industry.
The passion for sports is what motivates Drew to make an impact on the sport industry.
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Kevin Rossi is a pre-junior sport management major at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Since his days growing up in Yardley, PA, Kevin has always been a passionate sports fan and motivated student.
Kevin's work in the sports industry goes back to his middle school years volunteering for Morrisville Little League as an umpire and maintenance. In his junior and senior years of high school, Kevin was the coordinator of Morrisville Little League's tee ball division where he was in charge of 160 4-7 year old children, a dozen coaches, schedule, etc. Kevin has worked for the past 5 years at Double Eagle Golf at Snipes Farm in Morrisville, PA where he has worked his way up to become the Social Media Strategist and Web Developer of the business. During his time at Drexel University, Kevin has worked his way up through the ranks of the Sport Management Student Union from General Understudy to Treasurer to his current position of Vice President. Kevin just finished an internship at Comcast-Spectacor in Philadelphia, PA where he is responsible for producing the year end survey recaps for both the Flyers and the Sixers while gaining extensive knowledge in customer analytics, survey tactics, and CRM strategies.
Kevin has a passion for the sports industry as a platform for the limitless creativity and ability to make a difference on any level.
Follow Kevin on Twitter @kevin_rossi.
Connect with Kevin on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/rossikevin.
Check out Kevin's personal site at kevinrossi.wordpress.com.
Bryan Fyalkowski - @fyalkowski
Bryan is a Drexel sport management major and writer of the weekly Wednesday column "Route 30 Detour".
Seth Breeden, a graduate of Drexel University, is the author of the weekly column “Real Talk.” At Drexel, he majored in Sport Management and graduated cum laude. Seth is now pursuing his Masters in Journalism at Hofstra University, where he will also be involved with the student newspaper, the Hofstra Chronicle.
As a sport industry professional, Seth has held several different positions with organizations such as the Philadelphia Eagles, All Pro Sports and Entertainment, Inc., and Pattison Sports Group. Most recently, Seth has acted as a Premium Seating Representative for the Eagles, where he promoted the sale of club-level and other premium-location seating. He performed similar duties for Pattison Sports Group on behalf of the Villanova University football program. At All Pro Sports, Seth fulfilled the position of Client Services Representative. During his time with them, he conducted contract and free agency analysis, contributed to marketing and public relations projects, wrote press releases, and designed/developed various materials for the purposes of recruiting.
Throughout the remainder of his career, it is Seth’s desire to make a positive impact on the growth of sports as a platform for entertainment, creativity, innovation, and medical/technological advances.