Sports Advisory Council

Ang Sports Advisory Council para sa Espesyal na Olympics Florida ay binubuo ng mga lider mula sa mga propesyonal na sports organisasyon ng estado na magbigay ng gabay sa elevating ang papel na ginagampanan ng sports sa buhay ng mga taong may mga kapansanan intelektwal sa Florida.

Ang mga miyembro ng Sports Advisory Council isama:

brian_auld_TBRaysBRIAN AULD
TAMPA BAY RAYS, PRESIDENT

Brian Auld begins his 10th season with the Rays, first as team president, with a renewed focus on the Rays mission: to energize the community through the magic of Rays baseball. During his tenure with the franchise, Auld has overseen various aspects of the team’s business operations, including human resources, information technology, marketing, ticket sales, fan experience and stadium operations departments. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

brian_ford_TBBucsBRIAN A. FORD
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS,
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Brian A. Ford, Jr. joined the Buccaneers in 2006 and is entering his third season as the chief operating officer, having previously spent four seasons as vice president of business administration and three seasons as the director of business administration. In his current role, Ford oversees all aspects of the organization’s day-to-day business operations and community involvement. He works directly with team ownership to ensure that Buccaneer fans, season pass members and corporate sponsors receive a first in class experience. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

tom_garfinkel_MDolphinsTOM GARFINKEL
MIAMI DOLPHINS, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Tom Garfinkel is in his third season as president and chief executive officer of the Miami Dolphins and the stadium. He was named to the position on September 9, 2013. During Garfinkel’s tenure with the organization, he has led an executive team that has grown local revenue, lowered expenses and achieved the highest year-over-year home ticket sales growth in the NFL between 2013 at 2014. He also championed an innovative solution to get the stadium renovated into a world-class venue without putting the burden on local taxpayers. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

steve_griggs_TBLightningSTEVE GRIGGS
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING,
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Steve Griggs is entering his first season as chief executive officer of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Storm and Amalie Arena after being named to the position on July 24, 2015. Prior to being tabbed as CEO he spent one year as team president and four as chief operating officer. Griggs first joined the organization as COO on August 31, 2010. He oversees all of the organization’s operations, including all concerts and events held at Amalie Arena. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

peter_luukko_FLPanthersPETER LUUKKO
FLORIDA PANTHERS, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Peter Luukko was appointed Executive Chairman of The Florida Panthers Hockey Club and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment on February 6, 2015. Luukko, served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast-Spectacor, L.P. for more than 25 taon, overseeing the Philadelphia Flyers, while serving as a member of the National Hockey League Board of Governors. He oversaw Comcast-Spectacor’s facility-management business, which runs more than 125 sports arenas, stadiums and convention centers. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

mark_lamping_JAXJaguarsMARK LAMPING
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS, PRESIDENT

Mark Lamping was named president of the Jacksonville Jaguars on February 13, 2012. A veteran of more than 20 years as an executive in professional sports, Lamping became the Jaguars’ first president since the end of the 1996 season. His career highlights include 13 years as a marketing executive with Anheuser-Busch, 14 seasons as president of Major League Baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals and four years as CEO of New Meadowlands Stadium Company where he oversaw the construction and operation of MetLife Stadium. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

alex_martins_MagicALEX MARTINS
ORLANDO MAGIC, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Alex Martins, who has spent 26 years in professional sports management and re-joined the Magic in June of 2005, was promoted to chief executive officer on December 7, 2011. He previously served as president for more than one year and was the team’s chief operating officer from 2006-10. Martins also serves as CEO of SED Development, LLC, an affiliate of the Magic which is currently planning an entertainment mixed use development across Church Street from the Amway Center. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

phil_rawlins_OCSoccerPHIL RAWLINS
ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT

Phil Rawlins is Founder & President of Orlando City Soccer Club, responsible for all aspects of the Club’s operation, performance and service. A native of Stoke-on-Trent, UK, Rawlins founded and developed OnTarget, a highly successful sales and marketing consultancy which worked with most of the world’s leading technology companies. In addition to his tech experience, Rawlins spent over fifteen years in sports management as an owner and director of his hometown English Premier League team, Stoke City FC. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

david_samson_MMarlinsDAVID P. SAMSON
MIAMI MARLINS, PRESIDENT

David Samson enters his 17th season in Major League Baseball and 15th as President of the Miami Marlins. He is one of only nine current Presidents in Major League Baseball who has presided over a World Series champion. He is a member of Major League Baseball’s Competition Committee (Including Pace of Game) and the Diversity Committee. Magbasa nang higit pa

 

eric_woolworth_HeatERIC S. WOOLWORTH
MIAMI HEAT, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Beginning his 21st season with The HEAT Group and 15th at the helm of the organization as President, Business Operations, Eric Woolworth has made an indelible impression on both the Miami HEAT and American Airlines Arena. His leadership has helped transform the organization and redefine its corporate identity into a customer service and sales-driven machine that is among the elite in the sports and entertainment industry. Magbasa nang higit pa