On this day one year ago, I started working for the Washington Redskins as a digital media analyst. For the first time, I was living outside of Buffalo or Rochester, New York. I hadn’t worked in sports since college and it was time to start doing something I had only dreamed I could do.
Twelve months later, and it has been everything I could have hoped for and then some. Pinch me. Continue reading
One month ago, I started the next chapter in my life. I picked up my belongings and moved out of New York for the first time in my life. My dream came true and I was offered the chance to work for a professional sports team.
Since I was young, I have yearned for the chance to work for a sports team, and it didn’t matter the league. In this case, the NFL and the Washington Redskins had the opening and I was able to secure the job. Also, after studying marketing and working with statistics in sports in college, I knew that I wanted to stats for a job, either on or off the field. In this case, it’s off the field.
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This past weekend marked a LOT of firsts for me. My first time flying to a city on my own. My first time in Boston. My first time eating authentic New England Seafood Chowder.
It was also my first time at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, an annual conference held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Run thanks to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and ESPN, SSAC is a place where people who want to get involved in the sports world further come to learn form those who have already succeeded in making an impact. Those range from CEOs to sports reporters to professionals in marketing, finance, management, or the like. There were a number of 1-hour sessions on a number of different topics.