Megan Shepard '13, a Rice graduate who majored in Sport Management, has been named the new tournament manager at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) San Antonio, which is operated by the PGA Tour. In her new position, she helps facilitate the Valero Texas Open, the AT&T Championship of the Champions Tour, and many more other tournaments for the resort.
William Beasley ’14 has always been fast on the ground, but his new job with Southwest Airlines will take him into the air. Beasley has recently begun his new career as a Customer Service and Rapid Rewards Representative with Southwest Airlines.
Four students majoring in Sport Management at Rice University, Travis Stockbridge ’16, Travis Guzzardo ’16, Jason Petro ’17 and Jeremy Reiskind ’17, presented at The 92nd Annual Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (TAHPERD) Convention in early December. Dr. James Disch, who is a professor in the Department of Sport Management and a current TAHPERD board member, accompanied the students to the convention. While only Stockbridge and Petro were able to physically attend the convention, all of the students' work was displayed for viewing.
In May 2013, Klein Kubiak, former wide receiver for the Rice Owls football team, graduated with a degree in Sports Management, and he now holds a position with the Denver Broncos Scouting Department. During his time at Rice, Kubiak seized the opportunity to see first-hand how organizations make financial decisions through his internships with Rice Athletics, the Houston Texans salary cap department, and an investment team within the McNair Group.
Over the summer, three students majoring in Sport Management at Rice University had the opportunity to intern with the Houston Dynamo.
Trevor Caswell ’15, who is double majoring in Sport Management and History at Rice University, had the opportunity to work as a communications intern with the Media Relations Department of the Houston Texans during their training camp this fall (2014), specifically in the months of July and Augus