The Tao of Sports Podcast – The Definiti

The Tao of Sports Podcast – The Definiti

  • The Tao of Sports Podcast – The Definiti
  • Sports Revenue Analytics veteran Troy Kirby interviews the team behind the teams in Front Offices an...


Ep. 429 - Don Scott (Director of Sales & Marketing, Immersion Media)

Don Scott is at a transition point in his career. After several great years of rising through the ranks of the Samford Athletic Department, working in tickets, marketing and development, Scott is now leading Immersion Media's efforts in helping athletic departments grow revenues and eyeballs as a digital media vendor. Scott discusses some of the ch...

December 17, 2014 | 38 min

Ep. 428 - Erik Blaisdell (Sr. Ticket Sales Manager, NHRA)

Selling motorsports racing is a highly complex feat, especially when the majority of the ticket sales staff isn't even in the same state as the venue track. Erik Blaisdell discusses the challenges and opportunities of selling NHRA, which owns multiple tracks throughout the country, and how to properly engage fans through selling the entire motorspo...

December 15, 2014 | 28 min

Ep. 427 - David Young (Ticket Financing Manager, RCN Capital)

The state of the secondary ticket market is David Young's focus throughout the day, as he helps foster RCN Capital's relationship with brokers to make the big sales with teams. Young refers to RCN Capital as the 'defacto bank' of the secondary ticket market, able to buy whole blocks of inventory with guarantees for sports franchises. Young discusse...

December 12, 2014 | 37 min

Ep. 426 - Scot Pett (VP of Ticket Sales & Suites, Detroit Tigers)

The premium seating product has been discussed prior on the podcast with guests, but never in a situation such as Detroit, where luxury items don't always look good for companies in the middle of downsizing in an economic crisis. Detroit Tigers VP Scot Pett admits that he has his work cut out for him, along with generating ticket sales in general, ...

December 10, 2014 | 30 min

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