Internships

The Rice University Department of Sport Management has helped to place students in various internship positions across the United States and abroad. Rice University alumni and faculty connections give Rice students a competitive advantage in the ever-growing and ever-expanding sports business world.

In the Winter 2020 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:

Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
2020 US Women's Open Championship Anastasia Smirnova '22 Communications Assistant
2020 US Women's Open Championship Victoria Smirnova '22 Communications Assistant
Bear Bryant Awards Devin Amodio '22 Social Media
Bear Bryant Awards Taylor Rowe '23 Development
Navigate Adam Oscislawski '22 Business Development
Rice University Athletics Jack Conlon '21 Facilities & Event Management

In the Fall 2020 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:

Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
Ball Players Agency Hal Hughes '22 Special Projects
Big League Advance Jason Gardner '21 Data Science
Blast Motion Dom Cox '21 Business Development
Blast Motion Jared Plank '23 Business Development
Blast Motion Matthew Santos '23 Business Development
Champions for Philanthropy Christa Westheimer '23 Marketing and Communications
Houston Rodeo Audrey Paetzel '21 Internal Communications
Houston Texans Henry Thurman '23 Gameday and Events Marketing Ambassador
Kettlebell Kings Austin Trammel '21 Business Development
Kip Wells 32 Drake Greenwood '21 Merchandise
Learfield IMG College Anatasia Smirnova '22 Property Partnership Activation
Learfield IMG College Victoria Smirnova '22 Property Partnership Activation
Learfield IMG College Tia Grippo '22 Property Partnership Activation
Mainline.gg Carlos Tafur '21 Esports
OTW Bats Trei Cruz '21 Social Media / Product Design
OTW Bats Justin Dunlap '22 Business Development
Premiere Baseball Garret Gayle '21 Instruction
PlaySight Interactive Chris Mullins '22 Analytics
Quadio MaKayla Franco '23 Campus Rep
Rapsodo Glenn Otto '21 Outside Sales
Rawlings Johnny Hoyle '22 Sales
Real Central NJ Soccer Max Boekelmann '21 Assistant Director of Brand Management
Red Phoenix Derek Wang '22 Social Media and Research
Remsol Media Devin Amodio '22 Sales / Broadcast
Remsol Media Sophie Call '22 Production
Remsol Media Malik Odingo '23 Production
Remsol Media Jen Spell '22 Production
Rice University Athletics Peter Chung '23 Football Recruiting
Rice University Athletics Tre Clark '21 Administration
Rice University Athletics Jack Conlon '21 Baseball Operations
Rice University Athletics Brandon Deskins '22 Development
Rice University Athletics Colin Freeman '24 Football Video Operations
Rice University Athletics Ryan Freidin '24 Football Video Operations
Rice University Athletics Zach Rewolinski '23 Baseball Video Operations
Rice University Athletics Sofia Roa '23 Athletic Training - Baseball
Rice University Athletics Taylor Rowe '23 Social Media
Rice University Athletics Jonathan Sanchez '21 Strength & Conditioning
Rice University Athletics Colin Whitaker '21 Baseball Video Operations
Rice University Athletics Samuel Woodley '23 Marketing
Rice University Athletics Chris Yau '22 Marketing
Sport Info Solutions Connor Ayubi '22 Analytics
Sport Info Solutions Raj Bal '23 Analytics
SpringSpirit Baseball Justin Collins '21 Coaching / Instruction
Star Innovations Linda Huang '21 Business Development
Star Innovations Maddie Fowler '23 Business Development
Stoney Brook University Athletics Elizabeth LaBue '22 Compliance
Waite Performance Strategies Haylee Swayze '22 Sport Psychology

In the Summer 2020 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:

Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
Big League Advance Jason Gardner ‘21 Data Science
Damage – The Esports Agency Matthew Sams ‘22 Marketing
Houston Rodeo Morgan Laaksonen ’21 Internal Communications
Nike Derrick Kagwanja ’21 Sales GTM
Philadelphia Phillies Warren Bigelow ‘21 Baseball Operations
PXG – Parson Xtreme Golf Grace Wilson ‘21 Engineering
Rank Fantasy Sports
Chance Sarchet ’20
Data Analytics
Real Central NJ Soccer Max Boekelmann '21 Assistant Director of Brand Management
Rice Athletics Natty Askanase ‘23 Marketing
Rice Athletics Grace Chialiva ‘22 Marketing
Rice Athletics Ellie Bichelmeyer ’23 Marketing
Rice Athletics Elizabeth LaBue ‘22 Marketing
Rice Athletics Naeem Smith ‘21 Sales and Marketing
Sport Info Solutions Connor Ayubi ‘22 Basketball Scouting
SportsTrace Adam Gurin '21 Data Analytics
Star Innovations Linda Huang ‘21 Business Development
Thrive Network Will Harrison ‘21 Sales and Marketing
Thrive Network Shea Baker ‘21 Sales and Marketing
The Baseball School Antonio Cruz ‘22 Player Development
Vevolve Kel Bordwine ‘21 Business Development
Vevolve Brayden Combs ‘21 Business Development
Vevolve Alex Deleon ‘21 Business Development
Voyager Tennis Michael Haet ‘21 Business Operations Analytics
Wasserman Kristian Stengel ’21 Brands and Properties
In the Spring 2020 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
BBVA Adria Martinez '20 Strategic Partnership & Marketing
ESPN 97.5 & Gow Media Julia Kolbe '21 Production
Houston Astros Golf Foundation Yebin Chae '20 Events & Operations
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Maddie Frazier ‘20 Human Resources
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Bailey Litwin Marketing
Houston Roughnecks Aaron Cephus '20 Game Day Operations
Houston Roughnecks Elijah Garcia '20 Game Day Operations; Team Member Lead
Houston Roughnecks Cam Montgomery ‘21 Game Day Operations
Houston Roughnecks Trevor Vinklarek ‘20 Equipment
Houston Roughnecks Tori Woogk '20 Business Operations
Houston Sports Park Laurel Smith '20 Events & Operations
Live Nation Lindsey Douglas '21 Marketing, U.S. Concerts
Mainline.GG Jesse Roberts '20 Operations & Sponsorship Activation
Rank Fantasy Sports Chace Sarchet ‘20 Data Analytics
Red Bull L Diop '21 Brand Marketing
Rice University McKinzie Chambers '20 Marketing & Communications
Rice University Athletics Jake Benson Women's Soccer Analytics
Rice University Athletics John Brown '20 Women's Basektball Operations & Analytics
Rice University Athletics Rhett Cardwell '20 Marketing Department
Rice University Athletics Peter Chung '23 Football Recruiting
Rice University Athletics D'Angelo Ellis '20 Facilities & Events
Rice University Athletics Javen Patton '21 Business Operations
Space Center Houston Sam Glaesmann '20 Marketing & Sponsorship
In the Winter 2019 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
Dallas Stars Tori Woogk '20 Corporate Partnerships
ESPN Events Lindsey Douglas '21 Event Management
Fiesta Bowl Adam Oscislawski '22 Sponsor Activation
Frisco Bowl Peter Chung '23 Event Operations
Frisco Bowl Chloe Oani '21 Event Operations
Frisco Bowl Rene Reeder '21 Event Operations
Frisco Bowl Matthew Rutherford '20 Hospitality
Sugar Land Skeeters Yebin Chae '20 Event Coordinator
In the Fall 2019 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
107.7 The Franchise (sports radio) Connor Ayubi '21 Editorial Content
American Classiques Patrick Mccoy '19 Classic Car Business Development
BBVA Natalie Zur '20 Sports Sponsorship Activation
Constellation Field Yebin Chae '20 Event Management
ESPN Radio 97.5 Peter Chung '23 Social Media
From Now On Chance Allshouse '22 Product Development
The Hitting Academy Trei Cruz '22 Business Development
The Hitting Academy Ro Garcia '21 Business Development & Instruction
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Rhett Cardwell '20 Marketing and Special Projects
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Leona Chen '22 Marketing
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Bailey Litwin '22 Marketing and Application Development
Houston Texans Marcus Thompson '22 Community Relations
IMG Josh Larzabal '21 Sponsor Activation
IMG Austin Escamilla '22 Sponsor Activation
KTRU Radio Alexander Slinkman '22 Promotions
The Moody Center Grace Chialiva '22 Event Operations
Red Bull Cole Derksen '20 Brand Management
Rice University Athletics John Brown '20 Women's Basketball Operations & Analytics
Rice University Athletics Kai Otomo Baseball Operations
Rice University Athletics Daniel Schrager '23 Football Operations
Rice University Athletics Cody Staab '20 Baseball & Basketball Analytics
Rice Universtiy Athletics Marcus Thompson '22 Marketing
Select Sports Group Nick Sorensen '20 Athlete Services
Sneaker Summit Ako Adams '20 Promotions
Spring Spirit Baseball Austin Bulman '21 Instruction
Spring Spirit Baseball Brayden Combs '21 Instruction
Sugar Land Skeeters Ben Content '22 Business Operations
Timberline Fitness Antonio Cruz '22 Business Operations
TriStar Productions Alex DeLeon '21 Sport Memorabilia Operations
In the Summer 2019 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
AMB (Atlanta Falcons/United) Samantha Quen '20 Retail Analytics
Athlete Connection Garrett Grammer '21 Performance Training
CAA Addison Owens '21 Client Services
City of Oakland Stadium Project Cooper Bouton '22 Project Management-Howard Terminal
Converse Nicole Iademarco '18 Global Brand Marketing
The D10 Nahshon Ellerbe '20 Business Development
Fairchild Sports Performance Jacob Grams '21 Sport Performance Training
Florida Panthers Elijah Lipkin '21 Business Analytics
Frisco Bowl Rene Reeder '21 Operations
Global Sports Summit Chrystal Hughes '22 Conference Operations
GSE Worldwide Eric Barber '21 Client Service and Talent Marketing
Houston Astros Natty Askanase '22 Astros Foundation Project
Houston Astros Zach Hutchings '20 Astros Foundation Project
Houston Dash Naeem Smith '21 Sales
Houston Dynamo Will Harrison '20 Promotions
Houston Dynamo Nick Sorensen '20 Promotions
Houston Texans Vivian McNair '21 Executive
Houston World Cup 2026 Bid Committee Max Boekelmann '21 Executive
Live Nation Gabby Ozoude '20 Promotional Marketing
Lone Star Sports & Entertainment Shea Baker '21 Sales
Mainline.GG Jesse Roberts '20 Esports Operations
NBA Frank Li '20 Global Media Distribution
Nike Cole Derksen '20 Business Planning
Phantom Weights Josh Parrish '20 Marketing and Product Development
Phoenix Suns Connor Ayubi '21 Draft Analyst
Professional Sports Partners (PSP) Caroline Fess '20 Sponsor Activation
Professional Sports Partners (PSP) Matthew Sams '22 Sales
San Diego Padres Mario Paciuc '20 Baseball Operations
Select Sports Group Frank Fu '21 Client Services
Snack Media Jake Benson '21 Digital Content
SportStar Grace Wilson '21 Engineering Design
Stadia Ventures Marcus Thompson '22 Marketing
Stanford Athletics Manav Kabra '22 Business Strategy
Sugar Land Skeeters Yebin Chae '20 Event Operations
TCU Athletics Austin Kubitza '19 Sales and Marketing
UFC Kristian Stengel '21 Corporate Partnership
United Soccer League (USL) Luis Alvares '21 Club Services
In the Spring 2019 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
Academy Sports + Outdoors Emanuel Esukpa '19 Retail Operations
BBVA Compass Stadium Yebin Chea '20 Event Services
Easton Mason Hellums '19 Business Development
Eventellect Caroline Cobb '19 Partnership Marketing
FloSports Wyatt Imus '20 Editorial Content
Houston Astros Alexa Davidson '19 Business Strategy
Houston Astros Brent Schwartz '19 Business Strategy
Houtson Astros Golf Foundation Maddie Frazier '20 Player Services
Houston Astros Golf Foundation Adria Martinez '20 Volunteer and Special Events
Houston Dash Emily Mohlin '21 Player Operations
Houston Dynamo Morgan Laaksonen '21 Communications
Houston Dynamo Emannuel Llamas '19 Esports
Houston Dynamo Chloe Oani '21 Sales Support
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Drew Axelson '21 Marketing
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Grace Chialiva '22 Human Resources
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo L Diop '20 Communications
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Lindsey Douglas '21 Marketing/Communications
Houston World Cup Bid 2026 Max Boekelmann '21 Executive
IMG Julian Braxton '21 Sponsorship Activation
IMG Matthew Sams '22 Sponsorship Activation
IMG Naeem Smith '21 Sponsorship Activation
Insidetheleague.com Elijah Garcia '20 Pre-Draft Research
Red Bull Cole Derksen '20 Campus Brand Ambassador
Red Phoenix Entertainment Sydney Franzen '19 Business Development
Red Phoenix Entertainment Ben Schragger '19 Market Research
Rice University Athletics John Brown '20 Women's Basketball Operations
Rice University Athletics Sam Burke '19 Football Recruiting
Rice University Athletics Charlie Chen '22 Sales
Rice University Athletics Isaac Davidson '22 Men's Baseball Analytics
Rice University Athletics Jason Gardner '21 Statistics/Analytics - Basketball & Baseball
Rice University Athletics Chrystal Hughes '22 Marketing
Rice University Athletics Javen Patton '21 Compliance
Rice University Athletics Houston Robert '19 Sales
Rice University Athletics Faraz Virani '21 Men's Basketball Operations
Select Sports Group Eric Barber '21 Client Services
SponsorUnited Jackson Tyner '19 Sponsorship Research
SponsorUnited Trevor Vinklarek '20 Sponsorship Research/eSports
Sugar Land Skeeters Kel Bordwine '21 Business Development
Sugar Land Skeeters Ro Garcia '20 Business Development
In the Winter 2018 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
Dallas Stars Austin Kubitza '19 Corporate Partnerships
Dynamic Sports Training Kendal Jefferies '19 Performance Training
Dynamic Sports Training Addison Moss '20 Performance Training
ESPN Events Bailey Douglas '19 Event Management
ESPN Events Lindsey Douglas '21 Event Management
Frisco Bowl Matthew Rutherford '20 Hospitality
Frisco Bowl Chloe Oani '21 Event Operations
Frisco Bowl Uzoma Osuji '20 Event Operations
Houston Marathon Ryan Chandler '19 Elite Runners Program
Houston Marathon Brad Dohner '19 Operations
Texas Bowl Dom DiCaprio '19 Event Operations
In the Fall 2018 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position / Department
Brazos Valley Braves Baseball Willy Amador '18 Business Development
Capture Sport Marketing Alexa Davidson '19 Athlete Community Programs
China Open Wendy Zhang '18 Tournament Operations
Core Sports and Entertainment Dheryl Batts '19 Social Media/Event Planning
Core Sports and Entertainment Dom Dicaprio '19 Business Development
Easton Mason Hellums '19 Business Development
EventEllect Caroline Cobb '19 Partnership Marketing
FloSports Wyatt Imus '20 Editorial Content
Houston Astros Sebastian Gonzalez '19 Business Strategy
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Lindsey Douglas '21 Marketing/Communications
Houston Marathon Ryan Chandler '19 Elite Runners Program
Houston Marathon Brad Dohner '18 Operations
Houston Rockets Samantha Quen '20 Retail Operations
Houston Rockets Chris Zupan '19 Business Strategy
Houston Texans Johan Fotso '21 Communications
IMG Kendall Jefferies '19 Sponsorship Activation
IMG Kristian Stengel '21 Sponsorship Activation
KPRC Patrick McCoy '19 Media Sales
Orange Theory Fitness David Diaz '19 Performance Training Sales
Red Bull Cole Derksen '20 Campus Brand Ambassador
Red Phoenix Entertainment Frank Fu '21 Market Research
Red Phoenix Entertainment Sydney Franzen '19 Business Development
Rice University Athletics John Brown '20 Nutrition
Rice University Athletics Sam Burke '20 Football Recruiting
Rice University Athleticcs Brandt Frazier '19 Baseball Analytics Department
Rice University Athletics Jason Gardner '21 Statistics and Analytics
Rice University Athletics Nick Hicks '21 Statistics and Analytics
Rice University Athletics Julia Kolbe '21 Marketing and Digital Media
Rice University Athletics Rene Reeder '21 Statistics and Analytics
Rice University Athletics Laurel Smith '20 Facility Operations
Rice University Athletics Marcus Thompson '22 Basketball Operations
Rice University Athletics Michael Yow '20 Marketing Department
Rice University Athletics Faraz Virani '21 Basketball Operations
Select Sports Group Taylor Scott '20 Client Services
SponsorUnited Trevor Vinklarek '20 Sponsorship Research/Esports
In the Summer 2018 Semester, our students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Aspire Group Asad Lalani Performance Analytics
Ballangee Group Agency Brandon Hayes Player Analytics
Berk Communications Ben Schragger Sport and Entertainment PR
Brazos Valley Braves Baseball Willy Amador Business Operations
CNPN Sports Club (Barcelona) Laurel Smith Media and Logistics
Cooper Holdings Addison Owen Sports Sponsor Services
Core Sports and Entertainment Dominic DiCaprio Social Media / Event Planning
DJonkins Sports Fitness Center Nicole Iademarco Marketing / Business Development
Duke Athletics Brian Wright Accounting
Eventellect Caroline Cobb Partnership Department
Houston Astros Sebastian Gonzalez CRM & Analytics
Houston Dynamo Frank Fu CRM and Ticketing
Houston Dynamo Zach Hutchings Corporate Partnerships
Houston Rockets Samantha Quen Retail Operations
Houston Rockets Chris Zupan Business Strategy
Houston Sports Authority Emanuel Eksupa Event Operations
IMG Learfield Cade Edwards Sales Support
IMG Learfield Anthony Ekpe Sales Support
Lamar Athletics Jackson Tyner Sport Performance
MLS All-Star Game El Hadji Diop Event Assistant
NASCAR Henry Lanear Corporate Partnerships
National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) Emily Mohlin Operations
NBA Summer League Eric Barber Operations
New York Red Bulls Max Boekelmann Marketing Partnerships and Premium Services
NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Taylor Scott Executive
Nike Madison Nasteff Shoe Design
Nike Reese Rosales Business Planning
PrimeSport (College World Series) Kristian Stengel Premium Hospitality
Professional Sports Partners (PSP) Catalina Santamaria Brand Leadership
Rice University Athletics Michael Price Sales Support
Sony Music / Columbia Records Bailey Douglas Digital and Strategic Initiatives
SportStar Athletics Andrew Grotkau Research and Development
Sport & Entertainment Alliance in Tech. Elijah Lipkin Operations
Sneaker Summit Brandon Douglas Marketing Operations
Sneaker Summit Lauren Grigsby Marketing Operations
Stanford Athletics Maya Hoyer Marketing
Stanford Athletics Caleigh Page Business Strategy
Tennis BC Wendy Zhang Event Operations
Toronto FC Darcy Mickalow Accounting
United Soccer League (USL) Louis Alvares Club Services
VICIS Julia Greenberg Helmet Design
In the Spring 2018 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Capture Marketing Vivian McNair Athlete Community Programs
Capture Marketing Madison McDaniel Athlete Community Programs
ESPN 97.5 Radio Patrick McCoy Sales
Galveston Ball Athletics Cory Klinger Strength and Conditioning
Houston Astros Sebastian Gonzalez Business Strategy
Houston Dash Laurel Smith Player Operations
Houston Dynamo Max Boekelmann Ticket Sales and Services
Houston Dynamo Caroline Cobb Business Strategy and Analytics
Houston Dynamo Darcy Mickalow Accounting
Houston Dynamo Taylor Scott Corporate Partnerships
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Simone Bergsrud Human Resources
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Mary Claire Danilevics Media and Public Relations
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Lance Wright Marketing
Houston Marathon Erin Haney Community Programs
Houston Rockets Abhijit Brahme Basketball Analytics
Houston Rockets Frank Li Business Strategy
Houston Rockets D'Angelo Ellis Game Day Community Relations
Houston Rockets / Clutch Gaming Jahid Adam E-Sports Development
IMG College Johan Fotso Sponsor Activation
IMG College Sam Tekie Sponsor Activiation
IMG / Learfield Cole Derksen Business Development
IMG / Learfield Caleigh Page Busines Development
Lagardere Sports Jenny Kwon Athlete Services
Lamar High School Athletics Preston Gordon Football Operations
Legacy School for Sport Science Catalina Santamaria Marketing
RFD-TV Wyatt Imus Rodeo Content Provider
Rice University Athletics Sam Burke Football Recruiting
Rice University Athletics Frank Fu Men's Basketball Statistics / Analytics
Rice University Athletics Morgan Laaksonen Women's Soccer Operations
Rice University Athletics Emanuel Llamas Marketing
Rice University Athletics Emily Mohlin Event/Facilities Operations
Rice University Athletics Sergio Santamaria Men's Basketball Statistics / Analytics
Rice University Athletics Evan Weisberg Men's Basketball Statistics / Analytics
Select Sports Alexa Davidson Athlete Services
SponsorUnited Adam Gurin Sponsorship Research
SponsorUnited Trevor Vinklarek Sponsorship Research / Esports
SportStar Athletics Julia Greenberg Research and Development
The Baseball School Ricky Salinas Operations
Ticket Master Perry Goldstein Pricing Analytics
Tri Star Productions Eric Barber Memorabilia Operations
U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships Madison Buzzard Broadcast Production
In the Winter 2017 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Alamo Bowl Chad Tatum Operations
Ballengee Group Sport Agency Brandon Hayes Athlete Marketing
ESPN Events Bailey Douglas Event Operations
ESPN Events Lindsey Douglas Sponsor Activation
Fiesta Bowl Samantha Quen Administrative Support
Frisco Bowl Matthew Rutherford Event Operations
Houston Marathon Erin Haney Community Programs
Orange Bowl Evan Kravetz Partnership Services
Orange Bowl Elijah Lipkin Ticket Operations
Premiere Baseball Garret Gayle Business Development
Texas Bowl Ryan Chandler Event Operations
Texas Bowl Addison Moss Event Operations
Texas Bowl Cody Staab Event Operations
University of South Florida Athletics Louis Alvares Game Operations
In the Fall 2017 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Houston Astros Pax Kaplan-Sherman Business Strategy and Analytics
Houston Dynamo Greg Van Kirk Accounting
Houston Dynamo Gabby Stanton Ticket Sales and Service
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Simone Bergsrud Human Resources
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Mary Claire Danilevics Marketing
Houston Marathon Erin Haney Event Coordination
Houston Rockets Jahid Adam E-Sports Development
Houston Rockets Savannah Durkin Corporate Partnerships
Houston Rockets Frank Li Business Strategy
Houston Texans Michael Yow Sponsor Activation / Game Operations
IMG Mason Hellums Sponsor Activation
IMG Sam Tekie Sponsor Activation
IMG Learfield Connor Cashaw Sales
Nike Robby Wells Shadow Immersion Business Planning
Red Bull Courtney Brown Promotions
Rice University Athletics Madison Buzzard Sports Information
Rice University Athletics TJ Gotelli Marketing
Rice University Athletics Zach Hutchings Development
Rice University Athletics Natalie Zur Business Strategy
Rice University Men's Basketball Adam Gurin Basketball Analytics
Rice University Men's Basketball Reese Rosales Basketball Analytics
Rice University Men's Basketball Sergio Santamaria Basketball Analytics
Rice University Men's Basketball Taylor Scott Basketball Analytics
Rice University Men's Basketball Evan Weisberg Basketball Analytics
Select Sports Henry Lanear Athlete Marketing
SponsorUnited Andrew Ledet Sponsorship Research
SponsorUnited Chris Zupan Market Manager
SportStar David Diaz Business Development
Ticket Master Perry Goldstein Pricing and Analytics
In the Summer 2017 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Atlanta Hawks
Addison Owen
Basketball Operations
Baseball Info Solutions
Mario Pacuic
Statistics
Casa Manana Theatre Venue
Bailey Douglas
Promotion
Cayman Islands Classic
Madison Buzzard
Business Development/Media Relations
Conejo Oaks Baseball
Zach Hutchings
Statistics and Analysis
Dallas Wings (WNBA)
Dheryl Batts
Basketball Operations
The Decathlon (D10)
Madison McDaniel
Business Development
Duke Athletics
Brian Wright
Development
ESPN 97.5
Alexa Davidson
Production
FC Dallas
Castin Neumeyer
Ticket Sales and Service
FC Dallas
Matthew Rutherford
Ticket Sales and Service
Houston Astros
Pax Kaplan-Sherman
Business Analytics
Houston Dynamo
Jorian Clark
Accounting
Houston Dynamo
Bishop Mency
Customer Service
Houston Marathon
Erin Haney
Event Coordination
Houston Texans
Jack Brockermeyer
Corporate Partnerships
IMG College/Rice Tickets Sales
Kenneth Thompson
Sales
LAFC
Greg Van Kirk
Corporate Partnerships
Live Nation
Savannah Durkin
Marketing and Promotions
Major League Baseball Commissioners Office
Communications
Major League Baseball Commissioners Office
Human Resources Intern
Marrucci Elite Texas
Ricky Salinas
Business Operations
Nike
Business Planning
Nike
Robby Wells
Strategic Acct. Dir. Shadow Immersion
Official Fan Package
Chris Barnes
Business Development
Official Fan Package
Chad Tatum
Business Development Intern
PhotoBall
Paine Matiscik
Business Development
RocNation Sports
Evan Weisberg
Baseball Operations
RocNation Sports
Basketball Operations – Statistics & Data Analysis
SponsorUnited
Sebastian Gonzalez
Recruiting
SponsorUnited
John Brown
Sponsorship Scouting
SportStar Athletics
Product Development
STATS LLC
Software Development
Ticket Master
Perry Goldstein
Pricing Analytics
TRISTAR Productions
Chris Zupan
Marketing/Sales/Logistics
UTSA Athletics
Nick Duggan
Business Strategy
In the Spring 2017 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
BP MS 150
Mary Claire Danilevics
Operations
Eventellect
Mitchell Meissner
Partnership Data and Analytics
Eventellect
Steven Johnson
Partnership Data and Analytics
Houston Dynamo
Jorian Clark
Sponsor Activation
Houston Rockets
Sergio Santamaria
Basketball Operations
Houston Rockets
Reese Rosales
Game Day Stats
Houston Rockets
Alexa Davidson
Game Day Video Operations
Houston Rockets
Caroline Cobb
Strategy/Business Analytics
Houston Rockets
Eric Maeng
Strategy/Business Analytics
Houston Super Bowl LI
Temi Alaka
Social Media Command Center
Houston Super Bowl LI
Peter Godber
Social Media Command Center
Houston Super Bowl LI
Jackson Tyner
Social Media Command Center
Houston Super Bowl LI
Rabea Tzenetos
Social Media Command Center
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Events and Hospitality
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Logistics/Operations
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Logistics/Operations - Super Bowl Live
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Volunteer Programs
IMG
Sam Tekie
Sponsor Activation
IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions
Mason Hellums
Ticket Sales
Institute for Sports Psychology
Maddie Frazier
Administration
Katy ISD Athletics
Ty Carter
Athletic Administration
Lagardere Sports
Jordan Lee
Athlete Services
Live Nation
Bailey Douglas
Marketing and Promotions
Official Fan Package
Chris Barnes
Business Development
Rice University Athletics
Franz Brotzen-Smith
Sports Information
Rice University Athletics
Jackson Dooling
Sports Information
Rice University Athletics
Zach Hutchings
Video Operations - Men's Basketball
Rice University Athletics
Castin Neumeyer
Marketing Operations
Rice University Athletics
Matthew Rutherford
Marketing Operations
Rice University Athletics
Tyohei Takahashi
Business Strategy
Shell Houston Open
Madison Buzzard
Hospitality
Shell Houston Open
Caroline Fess
Hospitality
Shell Houston Open
Eric Rutledge
Hospitality
Sony Music
Joey Burbach
Marketing
U.S. Clay Court Championship
Trey Martin
Video Production
In the Winter 2016-17 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Ryan Chandler
Operations
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Cody Staab
Operations
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Jason Yin
Operations
Athletes Prime
Willy Amador
Performance Training
Austin Spurs
Trevor Brown
Revenue Generation
ESPN Events
Bailey Douglas
Operations and Sponsor Activation
Fiesta Bowl
Samantha Quen
Ticket Operations
Florida Panthers
Dominic DiCaprio
Sponsor Activation
FloSports
Wyatt Imus
Rodeo Content Provider
Houston Marathon
Kendall Jefferies
Community Development
Houston Marathon
Elite Athlete Operations
Los Angeles Colliseum
Zach Hutchings
Event Management
Lubbock Sports
Chase Sarchet
Event Management/Business Development
Match Point Tennis Academy
Wendy Zhang
Marketing
Spring Spirit Baseball
Ricky Salinas
Baseball Instruction
Texas Baseball Academy
Tristan Gray
Baseball Instruction
In the Fall 2016 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Cap Elite
Samantha Chaiken
Combine Product Development
Houston Rockets
Sergio Santamaria
Basketball Operations
Houston Rockets
Alexa Davidson
Game Day Basketball Video Operations
Houston Rockets
Reese Rosales
Game Day Stats
Houston Rockets
Caroline Cobb
Strategy / Business Analytics
Houston Rockets
Eric Maeng
Strategy / Business Analytics
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Mai Pham
Events and Hospitality
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Taylor Scott
Logistics / Operations
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Laurel Smith
Logistics / Operations - Super Bowl Live
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Volunteer Programs
Houston Texans
Brandon Dawkins
Game Operations
IMG College
Dheryl Batts
Sponsor Activation
insidetheleague.com
Tyler Stehling
Content Creation
Kizazi Soccer
Alex Lowes
Sales
Lagardere Sports
Jordan Lee
Athlete Services
Live Nation
Christian Crenshaw
Marketing and Promotions
Official Fan Package
Jay Burlison
Business Development
Rice University Athletics
Andres Diego
Business Strategy
Rice University Athletics Facilities
Laurel Smith
Event and Venue Management
ShowCoach
Brandt Frazier
Business Development
ShowCoach
Ford Proctor
Business Development
Sony Music
Joey Burbach
Marketing
Walt Disney College Program
Kathlyn Anthony
Operations
In the 2016 Summer Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
AAU 2016 Junior Olympics
Houston Robert
Operations
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Marcus Jackson
Retail Operations
Baylor College of Medicine
Griffin Lee
Corporate Health Initiatives
BB&T Atlanta Open
Asad Lalani
Business and Ticket Operations
Brain Check
Scott Filip
Concussion Research and Data Analytics
COPA America-Houston
Operations
COPA America-Houston
Operations
COPA America-Houston
Operations
The Decathlon
Andi Bawcum
Marketing and Operations
The Decathlon
Alex Lyons
Marketing and Operations
Disrupt Sports
Business Development
Duke Athletics "Iron Duke"
Brian Wright
Development
Houston Dynamo
Alex Lowes
Marketing and Game Operations
Houston Golf Association
Junior Golf Operations
Houston Marathon
Erin Haney
Foundation Coordinator
Houston Rockets
Addison Anders
Business Strategy
Houston Rockets
Perry Goldstein
Business Strategy
Houston Rockets
Reese Rosales
Draft Preparation
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Jeremy Reiskind
Marketing / Communications
iHeartMedia
Business Analytics
IMG
Evan Weisberg
College Sports Development
Indiana Pacers
Performance Analytics
Israeli Basketball Association
Egor Koulechov
Administration
Lagardere Sports and Entertainment
Michael Kidd
Athlete Services
Los Angeles FC
Corporate Partnerships
New England Patriots / Kraft Group
Communications and Public Relations
New England Patriots / Kraft Group
Strategy
Nike
Jason Petro
Business Planning
Nike
Sam Shainsky
Supply Chain Analytics
Official Fan Package
Jay Burlison
Business Development
PGA of America
Alex Levy
Operations / Sponsorship
Proactive Physical Therapy
J.T. Ibe
PT Assistant
Professional Sports Partners (PSP)
Jessica Johnston
Sponsor Activation
Rawlings
Aniket Topaldi
Engineering / Helmet Research & Development
Risi Competizione
Lance Wright
Public Relations
San Antonio Spurs
Amalya Lewinson
Human Resources
Sponsor United
DJ Green
Sponsor Research Scout
Star Innovations
Henry Lanear
Sales and Marketing
Stats, Inc.
Software Development
Turner Sports Events
Conner Leisz
College World Series Activation
In the Spring 2016 Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Crawley Town FC (London)
Marketing
Delisi Creative
Christopher Sanders
Casting Agency
ESPN UK (London)
Marketing Research & Analytics
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Lauren Hughes
Fundraising
Fleet Feet
Brandon Douglas
Marketing
Fleet Feet
Sydney Franzen
Marketing
Houston Dynamo
Alex Lowes
Marketing and Game Operations
Houston Rockets
Asad Lalani
Basketball Operations - Scouting
Houston Rockets
Sergio Santamaria
Basketball Operations - Scouting
Houston Rockets
Reese Rosales
Basketball Operations - Video Analysis
Houston Rockets
Sam Burke
Corporate Partnerships
Houston Rockets
JT Trauber
Game Day Video Operations
Houston Rockets
Brian Wright
Game Day Video Operations
Houston Rockets
Jahid Adam
Strategic Marketing
Houston Rockets
Julia Finch
Strategic Marketing
Houston Rockets
Madison McDaniel
Suite Sales and Service
Houston Rockets
Greg Van Kirk
Ticket Sales and Service
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Jeremy Reiskind
Communications
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Mai Pham
Events and Hospitality
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Samantha Chaiken
Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Pax Kaplan-Sherman
Volunteer Programs
IMG
Jessica Johnston
Sponsor Activation
insidetheleague.com
Temi Alaka
Editorial
Kizazi
Maddie Lundberg
Sales Support
Nike
Sam Shainsky
Supply Chain Analytics
Official Fan Package
Chris Barnes
Business Development
Official Fan Package
Jay Burlison
Sales and Marketing
Select Sports Group
Public Relations and Events
Shell Houston Open
Lance Wright
Corporate Hospitality
Shell Houston Open
Madison Buzzard
Hospitality
Shell Houston Open
Caroline Fess
Hospitality
Shell Houston Open
Eric Rutledge
Hospitality
Sony Music
Joey Burbach
Marketing
Turner Sports Events
NCAA Men's Final Four Event Management
Turner Sports Events
Jordan Lee
NCAA Men's Final Four Sponsor Activation
University of St. Thomas
Nicole Iademarco
Coaching
U.S. Clay Court Championship
Trey Martin
Video Production
Wasserman Media Group
Sam Shainsky
Consulting Insights and Analytics
In the 2015 Fall Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
The Baseball School
Josh Pettitte
Performance Training
Houston Marathon Foundation
Erin Haney
Development and Programs
Houston Rockets
Asad Lalani
Basketball Operations - Scouting
Houston Rockets
Sergio Santamaria
Basketball Operations - Scouting
Houston Rockets
Reese Rosales
Basketball Operations - Video Analysis
Houston Rockets
Travis Stockbridge
Basketball Operations
Houston Rockets
JT Trauber
Game Day Basketball Video Operations
Houston Rockets
Jahid Adam
Strategic Marketing
Houston Rockets
Julia Finch
Strategic Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Jeremy Reiskind
Communications
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Mai Pham
Events and Hospitality
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Sam Levy
Marketing
Houston Super Bowl LOC
Pax Kaplan-Sherman
Volunteer Programs
Insidetheleague.com
Connor Cella
Editorial Projects
Lane 9
William Roberts
Operations
Marucci Sports
Brandt Frazier
Operations
Official Fan Package
Kevin Reilly
Sport Hospitality Sales
Orange Bowl
Orange Bowl Festival Support
Quick Lane Bowl
Event Management
Red Bull
Kevin Mohanram
Promotions
Rice Thresher
Michael Kidd
Sports Writing
Select Sports Group
Public Relations and Events
Spring Spirit Baseball
Grayson Lewis
Operations
In the 2015 Summer Semester, Rice students obtained the following internships:
Organization
Student
Internship Position
Aspire Group
Strategic Consulting and Research
Assist Sports
Nick Fleder
Player Research, Scouting & Analytics
BB&T Atlanta Open
Lindsey Hodge
Operations
Beverly Hills Sports Council
Sam Levy
Athlete Services & Marketing
BGSE
Griffin Lee
Marketing
BSX Athletics
Cali Roper
Marketing & Social Media
Carrie Potter Group
Athlete Services
Central Florida Athletics
Denzel Davis
Sales
GoShow (startup sports app)
Paine Matiscik
Business Development
Horizon Media
Jason Petro
Search Engine Marketing
Houston Astros
Breion Allen
Media Relations
Houston Dynamo
Colton Torrance
Partnership Activation
Houston Rockets
Dillion Chai
Marketing Strategy
Houston Rockets
Sergio Santamaria
Basketball Operations Draft Preparation
Houston Rockets
Travis Stockbridge
Basketball Operations
insidetheleague.com
DJ Green
Research
insidetheleague.com
Alex Lyons
Research
Insperity Champions Tour Open
Mario Carmona
Social Media
Legacy Agency
Adrian Jones
Athlete Marketing & Services
NRG Stadium
Megan Palmer
Accounting
PGA Tour
James Lee
Tournament Business Affairs
Prose Media
Kyley Reed
Editorial
"R" Association
Zach Wright
Project Management
Rice University Athletics
Elena Gumbs
Basketball Operations
Rice University Athletics
Tabari McGaskey
Business Strategy
Rice University Athletics
Aston WAlter
Football Operations
Rice University Athletics
Zach Yablon
Marketing
Spurs Sports & Entertainment
Human Resources
Saucony
Design
SHF Enterprises
Jowan Davis
Equestrian Management
SMG at NRG Park
Ryan Pollard
Operations
Ticket Experience
Travis Guzzardo
Data & Analytics
University of California Athletics
Kevin Mohanram
Sales & Development