As they say, age is just the number and this is correct even in the field of sports. Whether you are 18 or 40 – if you have the desire and passion in your field – you will surely one day achieve the feat. Top magazine Forbes has come out with the list of latest 30 Under 30 Sports that highlights the athletes and entrepreneurs in the sports. These are the entrepreneurs who are changing the sport off the field.
David Braun: At 28, he is the head of Head of Sales and Marketing at Glushon Sports Management. According to his Linkedin profile – he has consistently delivered record-breaking revenue via sponsorships, digital branded campaigns, licensing, tale. According to the Forbes – he has closed deals with companies like Intel, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Sears which has led to nearly $1.1 million in new sponsorship revenue for the Globetrotters.
Patrick Collins: Patrick Collins is NFL agent at Creative Artists Agency. You can also say that he is a Jorge Mendes (Football agent) of NFL. At 28 – he has represented 16 players in the past three NFL Drafts. He has negotiated a four-year, $25.4M contract for Corey Davis and a four-year, $10.3M contract for Jabrill Peppers. He is one of the most sought-after agents in NFL.
Alison Gallagher: Alison Gallagher is a business executive. In September 2014, she was promoted to work as an executive in CAA’s Sports Consulting department in New York. After being promoted, Gallagher now manages Bose’s sponsorship with several associations, including the NFL, Formula 1 and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. She manages Bose’s NFL Sideline sponsorship for the coaching staffs of all 32 NFL teams.
Dior Ginyard: He works for the players of the NFL at the NFLPA. Ginyard helps professional football players prepare for life after they hang up their cleats by overseeing the NFL Players Association’s internship program, which placed 41 players at 15 companies last year. He suffered a sports-related, life-threatening brain injury as an 18-year-old and since then he has taken a sport from the other end of the field.
Christina Milano: At 26 – Christina Milano is a director of Business Development, Excel Sports Management. She helps companies create custom marketing partnerships that advance Excel’s athletes’ brand image and business interests through endorsements and sponsorships. Sports have always interested Christina Milano, and sharing the teaching with others through sports drives her and gives her purpose.