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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
 
Sport
Paul Bee '06
Director of Sales
Detroit Red Wings

Mike Kalchik '11

Account Services Supervisor

San Jose SaberCats

   

David Baldwin '09
Senior Director, Membership Development and Group Sales

Miami Dolphins

Padja Lazic '11

Professional Basketball Player

Feurs Fores Basket

   

Michelle Buss '13

Community Relations Manager

Asheville Tourists

Casey McDonald '13

Game/Events Manager

New Jersey Institute of Technology

   

Mike Craven

Operations Manager

West Michigan Whitecaps

Paul McKeeby '14

The Zone Store Manager

Grand Rapids Griffins

   

Sam Connell '13

Ticket Sales Consultant

West Michigan Whitecaps

Elmer Straub '94

Vice President of Event Booking

St. Pete Times Forum

   

Cory Garneau '11

Consultant, Membership Services

Atlanta Hawks

 

Taelor Sanders '13

Project Manager & Sports Director

RMG Technologies

   

Chas Irman '14

Assistant Director of Ticketing

Traverse City Beach Bums

Dan Szatkowski '09

Corporate Sales Executive

Augusta Green Jackets

 

 
Coaching

Matt Bocian '05

Teacher, Baseball Coach & Events Coordinator

Traverse City West HS

Chris Overbeek '80

Teacher, Administrator & Baseball Coach

Tri County 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.

Pat O'Dell '02

Tennis Coach

North Marion HS

   

Dean Cooper '99
Head Coach

Idaho Stampede

Brian Osborn '03

Teacher, Administrator & Baseball Coach

Corunna HS

   

Marie Carbee '09

Graduate Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Berry College

Dino Paganelli '90

Teacher & Coach

Wyoming Rogers HS

Official

NFL

   

Careena Demull-Hillard '10

Softball Coach

St. Claire Community College

Mike Perry

Baseball Coach

Thornapple Kellogg High School

   

Matt Dryer '09

Varsity Baseball Pitching Coach

Grand Rapids Catholic Central

Andy Postema '98

Assistant Principal & Baseball Coach

Grapevine Faith Christian High School

   

Brett Dyke '86

Assistant Principal & Head Basketball Coach

Jenison HS

Joe Powers '12

Basketball Coach

Aquinas College

   

Joe Emmanuele

Administrator & Baseball Coach

Stevenson HS

Brent Serba '10

Administrator & Varsity Baseball Coach

Grand Rapids Catholic Central

 

   

Jonathan Goei

Teacher & Basketball Coach

Northview HS

Emily Smith '13

Conditioning & Throwing Coach

Marietta College

 

   

Corey Gross '09

Recruiting Coordinator/Hitting Coach

North Carolina Central University

Kevin Tidey

Admissions & Head Baseball Coach

Davenport University - GR

 

 

   

Tom Hudson '85

Administrator/Coach

Wyoming Rogers HS

Ryan Vellanti

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Lakeview HS

 

   

Bob Jones

Assistant Principal & Baseball Coach

Carleton Airport HS

Shawn Veenstra '07

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Wyoming Park HS

   

Dave Joppie '88

Hitting Coach

Pawtucket (Triple AAA- Boston Red Sox affiliate) Former Manager Kane County Cougars

College basketball official in off-season

Larry Ward '80

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Wayland HS

 

 

Chris Lamange '94

Teacher & Baseball Coach

East Grand Rapids HS

Big Ten football official

Jeff Wierenga

Teacher & Coach

Forest Hills Northern HS

   

Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate '93

Women's Basketball Coach

Ferris State University

John Wojciakowski '99

Cross Country & Track and Field Coach

Northview High School

   

Beth Launiere '85
E-mail: blauniere@huntsman.utah.edu
Head Volleyball Coach
University of Utah

President

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Michael Wojciakowski '97

Cross Country & Track and Field Coach

Sports Information Director

Aquinas College

   

Megan McCorry '10

Varsity Volleyball Coach

Paw Paw HS

Jeff Woodworth '94

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Haslett HS

 

 

Justin Miller '03

Administrator & Baseball Coach

Lowell HS

Jim Orlowski

Teacher & Coach

Wayland Public Schools

   

John Dolce '77

Administrator & Coach

Forest Hills Northern High School

Kyle Kracht

Teacher & Coach

Battle Creek Lakeview High School

   

Jeff Jayson

Teacher & Coach

Romeo High School

Bernard Varnesdel

Administrator & Coach

Wyoming High School

   

Ryan Robats

Administrator

Grandville High School

Brett Dyke

Teacher & Coach

Jenison High School

   

Steve Crawford '85

Teacher & Coach

Forest Hills Northern High School

Joesph Curcuru

Administrator & Coach

Forest Hills Northern High School

   

Tom Enslen '85

Superintendent

Thronapple-Kellogg Public Schools

 
 
Fitness/Health

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

SHAPE

Shandy Longcore '02

Director of Operations

MVP Athletic Club - Rockford

   

Carlee Chapman '10

Fitness Trainer/Sports Performance Coach

MVP Sportsplex

Anne-Marie Shumaker '12

Camp Counselor and Coach

YMCA

   

Jason Epplett '99

Director

Spring Lake Community Fitness and Aquatics Center

Mitch Spelde '13

Fitness manager

Snap Fitness

   

Andrew Finkbeiner '02
Operations Manager

St. Mary's Health Management

 

Alina Svendsen '08

Personal Trainer

MVP Sports Clubs

   

Nick Grady '14

Lead Sport Program Specialist

YMCA

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

   

Trey Kubizna

Physical Therapist

 
 
Athletics

Chris Bronson '11

Sports Information Manager / Event Coordinator

GRCC

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 & Coach

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

Katy VanCuren

Assistant Principal

Rockford HS

   

Dan Zang

Principal

Rockford HS

 
 
Other Related Fields

Maria Buday '14

Housing Coordinator

West Michigan Sports Commission

Tony Lamerato '05

E-mail: tlamerato@wdiv.com

Local Sales Manager (sells NBC sports)

WDIV-TV NBC Detroit

Former Account Executive Chevy Sport Marketing

 

 

Chad DuRussel '11

Team Gazelle

 

Tom Sadler

CEO & President

The Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority

 

 

 

Rick Heuvelman '79

VP Home Building Supply

Jacob Thayer '08

Advertising & Sponsorship Sales

IMG: University of Michigan Athletics

 
Do you belong on this list? If you'd like to be highlighted on the AQ Alumni Sport and Fitness Network, please send an e-mail request to hak001@aquinas.edu and include the following information: name, graduation date, title, company and web site, and contact information (optional).