Category Archives: Collegiate Sports Roles

Shelley Binegar

Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and SWA, East Carolina University

Not only does Shelley Binegar have a “cool” job, but she also has her dream job at East Carolina University. As the Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and SWA, she has the self-described fun job in the department. Shelley gets to work directly with the alumni, donors and students in an external facing role […]


Gary Gray

Portable Sales Manager & NBA Projects Manager, Connor Sports

Playing professional basketball in Europe for 14 years is very cool, but transitioning into a very successful career after basketball is even cooler. Gary Gray has been with Connor Sports for 11 years and currently holds the title of Portable Sales Manager and NBA Projects Manager. Gary is finally catching his breath after another great […]


Jayd Grossman

Assistant Athletic Director Men's Basketball Administration, Indiana University

We are on the verge of another March Madness so it was cool to sit down with Jayd Grossman, Assistant Athletic Director Men’s Basketball Administration at Indiana University. He has varying degrees of responsibility and/or oversight of most of the off-the-court services, operations, planning, and programming of Indiana Basketball.   It would also be fair to […]


Molly Mazzolini

Partner + Director of Brand Integration at Infinite Scale

My Cool Sports Job was flattered to sit down and chat with Molly Mazzolini, co-founder, co-owner and Partner at Infinite Scale.  As if Molly’s job and career wasn’t cool enough already, she has just come off a whirlwind of events that showcased their company at the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Phoenix and the […]


Tom Bowen

Director of Athletics at the University of Memphis

My Cool Sports Job was fired up to spend time with Tom Bowen and share musings from our recent interview. “Tommy B” as he is affectionately known by his friends has gone from the seminary and the verge of being a priest to his current role as the Director of Athletics at the University of Memphis. He has been at the helm of the Memphis Tigers athletics department since 2012. Tom is known for not only being gregarious and a great fund-raiser but also for turning collegiate football programs into perennial winners. His last two career stops have seen unprecedented success and football teams qualifying for bowl games.


Trip Durham

Voice of Cameron Indoor Stadium

My Cool Sports Job had the pleasure to recently sit down and chat with Trip Durham about his career.  It is an amazing story which started with a brief encounter with his high school athletic director in the hallway as a sophomore in high school to now becoming the Voice of Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Trip […]