Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment promoted the following people: TRACY SANDOVAL to VP/Partnership Marketing; JOYCE JELKS to VP/HR; JEFF GAMBLE to VP/Creative & Content Management; JEFF SCOTT to Senior Dir of Community Relations; MICHAEL SHEAR to Dir of Business Strategy & Analytics; and JARED KAYE to Dir of Financial & Ticket Analysis. The Islanders promoted T.J. ROCHE to Dir of Game Presentation, while the Nets promoted VICTOR PEREIRA to Senior Dir of Information Technology and TONY BRASILE to Senior Dir of Operations (THE DAILY).
OFF THE COURT: SeatGeek named NBA VP/Team Marketing & Business Operations JEFF IANELLO Exec VP/Client Partnerships. Meanwhile, NASCAR named NBA Senior Manager of Marketing Communications RICK PENDRICK Dir of Corporate Communications, effective. Aug. 24 (THE DAILY).
SCHOOL TIES: Syracuse Univ. named Seton Hall Senior Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator KIMBERLY KEENAN-KIRKPATRICK Deputy AD and SWA, "filling the role previously held" by RENEE BAUMGARTNER, who was recently hired as Santa Clara Univ. AD. The SU athletic department also named Boise State Univ. Associate AD/Finance RHONDA MCFARLAND CFO, replacing TERRY DONOVAN (SYRACUSE.com, 8/5)....The MAC named Univ. of Toledo AD MIKE O'BRIEN NCAA Council rep (TOLEDOBLADE.com, 8/6)....Oregon State Univ. named UCF Assistant AD/Sales & Service JEFF KEISLERAssociate AD/Sales, Service & Ticket Operations (OSU)....UCF promoted Senior Associate AD & CFO BRAD STRICKLIN to Exec Senior Associate AD & CFO and Assistant AD/Video & Creative Services JOHN KVATEK to Senior Associate AD/External Operations. UCF also named former IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions Founder & VP MATT DIFEBO Senior Associate AD & CRO (UCF)....IMG Sports Marketing named Single-A South Atlantic League Lakewood BlueClaws Dir of Sponsorships ZACK ROSENBERG GM for its operation at Princeton Univ. (Princeton).
EXECS: U.S. Bank Stadium named Nassau Coliseum GM JERRY GOLDMAN Assistant GM (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 8/7)....USA Hockey named Kings President & GM DEAN LOMBARDI Team USA GM for the '16 World Cup of Hockey. In addition, USA Hockey named Flyers President PAUL HOLMGREN Assistant GM; Flames President of Hockey Operations BRIAN BURKE Senior Advisor and USA Hockey Assistant Exec Dir JIM JOHANNSON Dir of Hockey Operations (USA Hockey)....The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association named Utah Olympic Park Nordic Program Manager ROBERT LAZZARONI Nordic Domestic Program Dir (AP, 8/6)....The Pirelli World Challenge named TV analyst and former racer DORSEY SCHROEDER Race Dir (PWC).
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