The job placement rate for both students who have completed both graduate and undergraduate work in the Department of Sport Management and Recreation has been very strong. Some of the sites where students have been employed include:
- The Boston Red Sox
- The Boston Celtics
- The Baltimore Ravens
- Disney World
- The New England Patriots
- Major League Baseball Headquarters
- The New York Yankees
- The New York Jets
- New Britain Parks and Recreation Department
- American Hockey League
- X Games at ESPN
- Klingberg Family Center
- Franklin Templeton Shootout
- United Hockey League
- Philadelphia Flyers
- NBA Headquarters
Mike Mestieri '08, Professional Scouting Assistant with the New York Giants
Read about Mike's role as a professional scouting assistant with the New York Giants.
Adam Perri, SC11, now works in group sales for the Boston Red Sox.
Jon Scully was recently hired at Special Olympics Massachusetts
as associate section director - west.
Director and Springfield College Alumna Carolyn Porter '02,
with new hire, and current graduate student, Colin Drury.
Springfield College alumnus Brendan Burger, second from the right,
completing play charting duties for the New York Jets.
Left: Brian Gogerty ‘10 with ESPN personality Scott Van Pelt
on the set of ESPN Radio College Game Day in Madison, Wis.
Taryn Scampoli '09 (right) is a full-time employee at Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
Recent graduate Robert Simels has accepted a position as coordinator of intramural and club sports at Indiana University, South Bend.
Recent Springfield College graduate Donald H. Brooks
on the set of his new employer, ESPN
Dawn Anderson, a recent graduate,(right) now serves as the director of championships and special events for the
Recent Springfield College graduates Jason Waldron and Ethan Brown
now work as full-time recreation supervisors
at the Brookline (Mass.) Park & Recreation Department.
Recent graduate Gerald Preston (center)
works for the Connecticut Sun of the WNBA League.
Sport management graduate Student Jake Wendling
in action at his new employer's site:
The Boston Celtics of the NBA
Springfield College graduate and defensive coach for the New York Jets, Jay Mandolesi
Ashley Reves '06 works full time as the coordinator of corporate accounts for the NFL's Buffalo Bills.
Mark Azavedo, Baltimore Ravens, NFL
Lauren Peterson, American Hockey Headquarters - Undergraduate Program
Channon Ames is a recent graduate and now serves as a recreation supervisor for the City of Newton, Mass.
Chris Nunes, CPRP director of parks and recreation community associations of The Woodlands, Texas, was awarded "The 2008 Texas Recreation and Parks Society Gold Medal Winner for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management."
Johnny Jones is a distinguished alumnus who is now the vice president of academic affairs at Arkansas Baptist University.
Shauna Nacewicz, outdoor recreation and therapeutic recreation alumna, is employed as a personnel coordinator at Wilderness Ventures, W.Va.