Sport & Exercise Science, M.S.

Sport Administration Emphasis

richardsJason Richards

Hometown: Springfield, IL

  • B.S.S. Sport Science
  • Major: Sport Management
  • United States Sports Academy, 2011 Summa Cum Laude

Metro Denver Sport Commission

Operations Intern (October 2010 – February 2011)

Responsibilities:Volunteer Operations Coordinator for Denver Big Air; Researched and negotiated medical contracts for Denver Big Air; Assisted in VIP event operations such as 2012 Women’s Final Four logo unveiling and Denver Big Air press release; Assisted in ticket sales for NCAA Men’s Tournament and Denver Big Air; Created media impact evaluations

Houston Golf Association

Volunteer (January 2010 – April 2010)

Responsibilities:Shell Houston Open – crowd control at driving range, hole marshall; First Tee – Mentor for youth ages 8-17

Springfield Sliders

Operations Intern (May 2008 – August 2008)

Responsibilities:Supervised volunteer-operated concession operations and game day group events; Assisted in sales, group and individual ticketing; Participated in outside promotion; Assisted with player hospitality

Computer Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Corel Wordperfect, Quickbooks and Autocad.

Honors

Dean’s List, President’s List, Who’s Who Among American High School Students (1992)

* Desires a career/position in tournament operations, event management, national governing body, entrepreneurship.

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