Monday, March 29, 2010

Careers in Sports!

Barry Siff, founder of 5430 Sports, has directed over 60 multisport events since 1998. Check out his advice for students interested in the sporting industry below.

1. Career Services is highlighting "Careers in Sports" this week. What type of work does your company do related to this?

From 1998 to 2009, I was a Race Director; at first, specializing in adventure races; but, from 2004 to 2009, specializing in triathlons. Our business, 5430 Sports, was ultimately sold to Ironman.

2. What or Who were your main influences for you to build 5430 Sports? (more...)