SBJ/September 10-16, 2012/People and Pop Culture

People: Executive transactions

The Indiana Pacers promoted Peter Dinwiddie to vice president of basketball operations.

George Washington University hired Justin Lange as director of multimedia production and broadcast services.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay named Megan Gossens assistant athletic director development.

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association named Jacqie Carpenter commissioner.

Mississippi Valley State University named Ashley Robinson athletic director. Robinson was assistant vice president of athletic compliance and academic advising at Prairie View A&M University.

The University of Utah promoted Sean Farrell to assistant director of compliance and named Katelyn Rimmel director of compliance and Nate Burk compliance coordinator.

The University of Nebraska-Omaha named Dr. Matt Beacom assistant athletic director of performance and Lindsey Stineman director of academic success.

The West Coast Conference hired Lynn Holzman as senior associate commissioner for governance and administration and Brad Hurlbut as senior associate commissioner for external relations.

The Houston Texans hired Emmett Baylor as director of security.

College Hockey named Mike Snee executive director, effective Sept. 17. Snee was executive director of Minnesota Hockey.

The CHL Mississauga Steelheads named Jason Nobili assistant general manager and associate coach.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment hired Elisa Hernandez as vice president of human resources for the Florida Panthers and the BankAtlantic Center.

ISB Global hired Peter Renaldi as vice president of sports and entertainment.

Octagon named Erin Kane director of personalities and properties. Kane worked in sales and marketing at Gaylord Sports Management and Lagardère Unlimited.

PlayOn Sports hired Jay Sandhaus as chief technology officer. Sandhaus was senior director of content management and social media technology at Turner Broadcasting System.

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic promoted Glendalyn Junio to marketing coordinator and hired Mike Wargo as digital media managing editor. Wargo was digital content manager at Fox Sports Florida.

CBS Sports Network named Eric Spitz director of programming.

Universal Sports Network hired Kevin Johnson as director of digital media and TV endemic sales. Johnson was East Coast account manager at

NHRA promoted Andrew Zamarripa to group sales manager and hired Michelle McCullough as media relations manager.

Multiteam Organizations
Spurs Sports & Entertainment promoted Tammy Turner to vice president of human resources and corporate administration and Tim Salier to vice president of franchise operations.

USA Fencing hired Val Belmonte as executive director and chief executive officer. Belmonte was principal partner and co-founder at Game7Seven.

Sporting Goods and Apparel
Good Sports added Tom Cove, CEO of the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, and Chris Quinn, executive vice president of sales and retail for New Balance, to its Sporting Goods Advisory Board.

Awards and Boards
Professional Tennis Registry named Leo Alonso to its board of directors.

The Collegiate Women Sports Awards named Chris Voelz executive director.

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