Friday, September 11, 2009

Meet the Class 2011 - David

One of the unique attributes of the DeVos Sport Business Management Program is the network of students who make up our program. Our class will take every course together during our tenure here at UCF and we will work on countless group projects and collaborative efforts. As a result of our shared interests in the business of sport, a natural team camaraderie is formed. However, our team is composed of people from diverse backgrounds, experiences and ambitions. We offer profiles of class members to give you an idea as to the type of people who make up our program, individuals who collectively will be leaders in sport and society and will be teammates for life.

Name: David Benoit

Hometown: Boston, Ma

Undergraduate School & Major: University of Central Florida, Marketing

Past Sports Industry Experiences: UCF Athletics Sales & Service Account Executive. Auburn University Montgomery Assistant Intramurals Director

Current G.A. or Sports Industry Related Internship/Job: Central Florida Sports Commission Ticket Sales/Marketing Intern. The Institute of Diversity &Ethics in Sport Graduate Assistant

Reasons for Choosing the DeVos Program: Its focus on ethics and diversity amongst one of the most dominating industry on the planet. Also, the ability to pursue 2 degrees.

Future Career Ambitions (1 to 2 sentences): I want to work in the front office of an NFL franchise or for the NFL itself.

If you could play a round of golf with any three sports figures (dead or alive, on the field or off) who would you choose and why? Joe Lapchick, Eddie Robinson, Jim Brown

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