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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

Padja Lazic '11

Professional Basketball Player

Feurs Fores Basket

   

David Baldwin '09
Director of Consumer Sales

Miami Dolphins

Elmer Straub '94

Vice President of Event Booking

St. Pete Times Forum

Former Assistant Ticket Manager Van Andel Arena

   

Cory Garneau '11

Consultant, Membership Services

Atlanta Hawks

Taelor Sanders '13

Assistant to GM and Marketing/Brand Manager

GR Cyclones

 

   

Mike Kalchik '11

Account Manager

Oakland A's

Dan Szatkowski '09

Corporate Sales Executive

Augusta Green Jackets

 

   

 

 

 

 
Coaching

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 '10

Softball Coach

Siena Heights University

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

Official

NFL

   

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

Administrator

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

President

American Volleyball Coaches Association

Jeff Wierenga

Teacher & Coach

Forest Hills Northern HS

   

 

Jeff Woodworth '94

Teacher & Baseball Coach

Haslett HS

 
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

   

Sara Jane House '11

Member Services/Operations Manager

MVP Rockford


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

   
 
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

Wyoming Rogers HS

   

James Hogan '11

Athletic Director

Kingsley 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

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

 

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).