Day 11: Lou Koskovolis and the Art of Selling

Samson Feldman 2012 2937 Comments

Finally, the first day of my summer internship at Foxrock Partners, a sports and entertainment marketing consulting firm who works with BBVA on their activation as the official bank of the NBA. I arrived at the office and met the 3 other interns I’ll be working with this summer. I learned that we all happened to be college lacrosse players, …

Day 10: A Day of Basketball

Mota El Bawab 2012 4244 Comments

The best time of the year is by far May-June. School’s out and summer is just beginning, but what is mostly relevant to the MSBA participants is the NBA and NHL Playoffs, the beginning of the MLB Season and the list goes on. But today is different, it’s Game 1 of the most anticipated NBA Finals in history. The two …

Day 9: WTT and IMG’s Carlos Fleming

Matthew Mascolo 2012 3881 Comments

The second week began as I boarded the C train to Columbus Circle, which is a few blocks away from my internship at World TeamTennis (WTT). WTT is an innovative co-ed professional tennis league that was co-founded by Billie Jean King in the mid-1970’s. I aid the media relations director, Rosie Crews, in her every day operations. Simply put, I do …

Day 8: Coney Island and Brooklyn Cyclones

Joshua Lagan 2012 4781 Comments

Today we took an early morning trip to Coney Island, more specifically to visit the Brooklyn Cyclone’s stadium, where a very special event was taking place. The HSSM (High School of Sports Management) was throwing a gala and a softball match, celebrating the graduation of their seniors, as well as honoring members of their community that had contributed to their …

Day 7: Inspiration with Richard Bernstein

Matthew Welch 2012 0 Comments

Finally it is Friday!  I just finished up my first week at the New York Mets’ single-A minor league organization, the Brooklyn Cyclones.  The Cyclones are compiled of rookies and second-year players.  They start their season on June 18th, so I have been calling fans that came to the ballpark last year to see if they would want to purchase group packages.  …