Category Archives: Professional Sports Roles

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 […]


Joni Lockridge

Director of Digital Strategy, PGA of America

The golf season is officially underway so great to sit down for a Q & A with the PGA of America’s Joni Lockridge.  She is the Director of Digital Strategy for the PGA of America and oversees all of their digital efforts.  This includes the content, product, and analytics teams within the digital department.  For […]


Christian Elias

Green Monster Scoreboard Operator

Spring Training is wrapping up and another baseball season is around the corner. That means Christian Elias is getting ready to start his 26th season behind the “Green Monster” at Fenway Park. As the Green Monster Scoreboard Operator for the Boston Red Sox, Christian still maintains his passion for baseball and obviously one of the […]


Lauren Hoffmann

Director of Partnership Marketing, Richard Childress Racing

Another action packed NASCAR season is off and running so we were excited to have our weekly Q&A with Lauren Hoffmann. Lauren has been with Richard Childress Racing for five years and is currently the Director of Partnership Marketing. Once a sponsorship is sold for the team, her partnership team takes over for all things […]


Jose Duverge

Senior Manager of Business Development, Soccer United Marketing/Major League Soccer

Jose Duverge has had a cool job with Soccer United Marketing/Major League Soccer for almost a year and half but how he got there is both inspirational and fascinating.  As Senior Manager of Business Development, he represents and manages the partnership sales efforts for the U.S. rights of the Mexican National Team (MNT) property.  It […]


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 […]


Scott Becher

Executive Vice President, Zimmerman Advertising

My Cool Sports Job had a fun walk down memory lane with Scott Becher, Executive Vice President of Zimmerman Advertising where he oversees the sports and entertainment marketing and promotional programs for clients. In his current role of four years he works with large national retail brands like AutoNation, Boston Market, Party City, Chuck E. […]