Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing at Penn State University, Chris Grosse

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Posted: 05-24-2020 11:23


Sports As A Job

Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing at Penn State University, Chris Grosse

Sports As A Job

Release Date: 05-24-2020 11:23

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We are joined by Chris Grosse. Grosse is currently the Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing at Penn State University. You might notice his name from Twitter where he is proactive among the #sportsbiz group, many times doing twitter sports marketing experiment threads. Grosse's career has taken him to schools such as the University of Connecticut, the Naval Acadamy, Florida State University, New Mexico State University, Georgetown University, and currently at Penn State University. In this episode, we discuss his journey from undergrad to climbing the mountain to his current position.

"Experience is Our Second Education" 

Episode Timestamps:

1:30: Chris Grosse's adjustment to working from home.

3:08: When did Chris find out he wanted to work in marketing and the sports industry? Every position Chris has held, has been in marketing. 

8:50: The landscape of sports has changed since Chris graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in marketing. With everything that changed, would have Chris change his degree?

10:10: Chris graduated with his Masters and was looking for a full-time job in 2008. 2008 was the time of the last recession, a similar situation to what graduates are going through now. He shares with us the experience and advice for current graduates. 

16:45: What does Chris Grosse do as the Assistant Athletics Director of Marketing at Penn State University?

20:36: Penn State during this shutdown put on a virtual tailgate that generated a lot of engagement. 

30:28: Advice to all the graduates, young sport professionals, and everyone navigating their sports career. 

You can follow Chris Grosse on Twitter @Chris_Grosse and on LinkedIn here.

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