SBD/Issue 219/Sports Industrialists
Published August 4, 2008
EliteXC President GARY SHAW and Pro Elite Inc. Exec Chair DOUG DELUCA have resigned from the company, effective immediately. Both Shaw and DeLuca will remain with the company in a consultant’s role that will pay them a salary until the contract ends in ’09. Shaw “had been the public face of EliteXC since its inception, but he has seen a diminished role over the past few months.” There has been no announcement from Pro Elite or EliteXC as to who will lead the company “now that both of the most prominent public figures have stepped down” (MMAWeekly.com, 7/30)....Fox Sports promoted VP/Field Operations JERRY STEINBERG to Senior VP/Field Operations (Fox Sports)….FSN South and SportSouth Senior VP & GM JEFF GENTHNER was named Chair of the Atlanta Sports Council (Atlanta Sports Council)….The National Association of Collegiate Directors Association (NACDA) named KATIE NEWMAN Assistant Administrator/Association Liaison (NACDA).
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