Erick Posted April 18, 2008 Share Posted April 18, 2008 On Saturday April 19th the Marlins organization is putting together a "Breaking Into Sports" Workshop & Career/University Fair that is one of a kind, opening up high school students to the world of professional sports. They will have breakout sessions with key note speakers in multiple categories: -David Samson (Team President) -Michael Hill (Team GM) -Jeff Yocom (Vice President, Executive Search and Placement, Game Face Inc.) There will be many schools in attendance including: -University of Miami -FAU -Flagler College -University of Tennessee -Miami Dade College -University of North Florida -Florida A & M University -Lynn University -South Florida Bible College -St.Leo University -Nova Southeastern University -Johnson & Whales -Florida Gulf Coast University -Barry University -St.Thomas University -FIU -Jacksonville University -Broward Community College -Northwood University Schools will be represented by their recruiter or from someone in the Sports Management Department. This is an opportunity for students to engage in one on one conversations with top executives as well as find out about the different programs offered from the Universities and Colleges in attendance. Attending as well will be an audience of professional sports teams throughout the state of Florida including: -Florida Marlins (MLB) -St.Lucie Mets (NY Mets A Ball) -Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) -Sugar Bowl Host Committee (NFL) -WGC-CA Championships (PGA Tour) -The Honda Classic (PGA Tour) -Orange Bowl Host Committee (NCAA) -Dolphin Stadium (NFL) -Roger Dean Stadium (Florida Marlins + St.Louis Cardinals Spring Training Facility) -Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) -And More! Students will have the opportunity to speak with all the organizations in attendance. If you have any questions call 305-626-7324 (you'll be speaking to a man by the name of Bray LaDow). GOOD LUCK! The event begins at 11 AM and runs all the way to 6:30 PM, leading up to the 7:10 start time for the game tomorrow night, and the fireworks + concert after the game. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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