But Can I Find a Job?


That's one of our most frequently asked questions in Sport Management.

The AQ Difference: a rich network of successful alumni in sport related fields.

AQ Alumni Sport and Fitness Network
Paul Bee '06
Director of Sales
Detroit Red Wings

Mike Kalchik '11

Account Manager

Oakland A's


David Baldwin '09
Director of Consumer Sales

Miami Dolphins

Padja Lazic '11

Professional Basketball Player

Feurs Fores Basket


Michelle Buss '13

Community Relations Manager

Asheville Tourists

Paul McKeeby '14

The Zone Store Manager

Grand Rapids Griffins


Sam Connell '13

Account Executive

Peoria Chiefs

Elmer Straub '94

Vice President of Event Booking

St. Pete Times Forum


Cory Garneau '11

Consultant, Membership Services

Atlanta Hawks

Taelor Sanders '13

Assistant to GM and Marketing/Brand Manager

GR Cyclones


Chas Irman '14

Assistant Director of Ticketing

Traverse City Beach Bums

Dan Szatkowski '09

Corporate Sales Executive

Augusta Green Jackets


Matt Bocian '05

Teacher, Baseball Coach & Events Coordinator

Traverse City West HS

Megan McCorry '10

Varsity Volleyball Coach

Paw Paw HS


John Conlon, M. Ed. '02
Varsity Head Coach

East Kentwood Soccer

Director of Coaching

Kentwood Soccer Club

Vice President

Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Assoc.

Justin Miller '03

Administrator & Baseball Coach

Lowell HS


Dean Cooper '99
Assistant Coach

Houston Rockets

Chris Overbeek '80

Teacher, Administrator & Baseball Coach

Tri County HS


Marie Carbee '09

Graduate Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Berry College

Pat O'Dell '02

Tennis Coach

North Marion HS


Careena Demull-Hillard '10

Softball Coach

St. Claire Community College

Brian Osborn '03

Teacher, Administrator & Baseball Coach

Corunna HS


Matt Dryer '09

Varsity Baseball Pitching Coach

Grand Rapids Catholic Central

Dino Paganelli '90

Teacher & Coach

Wyoming Rogers HS




Brett Dyke '86

Assistant Principal & Head Basketball Coach

Jenison HS

Mike Perry

JV Baseball Coach

Thornapple Kellogg High School


Joe Emmanuele

Administrator & Baseball Coach

Stevenson HS

Andy Postema '98

Assistant Principal & Baseball Coach

Grapevine Faith Christian High School


Jonathan Goei

Teacher & Basketball Coach

Northview HS

Joe Powers '12

Basketball coach

Aquinas College


Corey Gross '09

Recruiting Coordinator/Hitting Coach

North Carolina Central University

Brent Serba '10

Administrator & Varsity Baseball Coach

Grand Rapids Catholic Central



Tom Hudson '85


Wyoming Rogers HS

Emily Smith '13

Conditioning & Throwing Coach

Marietta College



Bob Jones

Assistant Principal & Baseball Coach

Carleton Airport HS

Kevin Tidey

Admissions & Head Baseball Coach

Davenport University - GR




Dave Joppie '88

Hitting Coach

Portland, Maine Sea Dogs (Double AA - Boston Red Sox affiliate) Former Manager Kane County Cougars

College basketball official in off season

Ryan Vellanti

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Lakeview HS




Chris Lamange '94

Teacher & Baseball Coach

East Grand Rapids HS

Big Ten football official

Shawn Veenstra '07

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Wyoming Park HS


Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate '93

Women's Basketball Coach

GR Catholic Central HS

Larry Ward '80

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Wayland HS


Beth Launiere '85
Head Volleyball Coach
University of Utah


American Volleyball Coaches Association

Jeff Wierenga

Teacher & Coach

Forest Hills Northern HS



Jeff Woodworth '94

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Haslett HS


Jaclyn Braspenninx '07
Fitness Specialist
National Academy of Sports Medicine - Certified Personal Trainer


Anne-Marie Shumaker '12

Camp Counselor and Coach



Carlee Chapman '10

Fitness Trainer/Sports Performance Coach

MVP Sportsplex

Mitch Spelde '13

Fitness manager

Snap Fitness


Jason Epplett '99


Spring Lake Community Fitness and Aquatics Center

Alina Svendsen '08

Personal Trainer

MVP Sports Clubs


Andrew Finkbeiner '02
Operations Manager

St. Mary's Health Management


Devin Tarrant '10

Fitness Practitioner

Applied Fitness Solutions


Adam Jauregui '02

Personal Trainer and Strength Coach

The Spot Athletics

Audrey VanderKamp '06

Training Services Team Leader

Equinox Fitness


Shandy Longcore '02

Director of Operations

MVP Athletic Club - Rockford


Chris Bronson '11

Sports Information Manager / Event Coordinator


Kati Rogers '13

Assistant Sports Information Director

Brevard College


John Dolce '77

Assistant Principal

Forest Hills Northern HS

Former AD Forest Hills Northern HS

Patti Tibaldi '73

Athletic Director & Women's Basketball Coach

Traverse City West HS


Shannyn Fasbender '93

Athletic Director East Grand Rapids Middle School

Athletic Supervisor East Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation

Bernard Varnesdeel '00

Athletic Director

Wyoming Rogers HS


James Hogan '11

Athletic Director

Allendale High School

Ronda Varnesdeel '02

Assistant Athletic Director & Softball Coach

Davenport University - GR


Bryan Rizzo '90

Athletic Director

Madonna University


Other Related Fields

Bryan Carry '10

Director of Business Development
Elite Baseball and Softball Training

Tony Lamerato '05


Local Sales Manager (sells NBC sports)


Former Account Executive Chevy Sport Marketing

Chad DuRussel '11

Team Gazelle


Jacob Thayer '08

Advertising & Sponsorship Sales

IMG: University of Michigan Athletics


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