MedailleSPM is the website for the Sport Management Program at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY. The program is under the direction of Dr. Richard L. Jacob.

Students in the program take courses in Sport Law, Sport Marketing & Promotions, Sport Economics, and Sport Event Management, among other topics.

Internships are an integral part of the program, and Medaille students have worked in key sport organizations in and around Western New York, including the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bisons as well as in NCAA Division I athletics, other college athletic departments, high school athletics operations, coaching - at all levels, private sport organizations, public parks and recreation departments, media/sport broadcasting and sport journalism, sports law firms, sports agencies, sports marketing, sports merchandising and advertising, the finance offices of professional sports operations and more. The program is one of excellence, training students to succeed in the business of sport. If interested, be sure to ask about our international internship opportunities.


March 2015
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George Najjar Reinstated?

If you do not know who George Najjar is, here is the background. He was the head coach of a high school football team in Sayreville, New Jersey, that has had multiple state championships during his tenure. He was a physical education teacher at the Sayreville school district, and compiled quite the resume as their coach and teacher. However, last fall the football team’s season was suspended due to a major hazing scandal that occurred at the school. He was suspended in October with pay, as well as his assistants were, too. That is outrageous in the first place, . . . → Read More: George Najjar Reinstated?

National Opportunities

National Opportunities

Accounting and Finance Jobs

Title: Bookkeeping & Administrative Coordinator (RRF) – Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (Pueblo, CO) URL: http://pbrnow.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78523

Title: Tax Analyst – IMG (Cleveland, OH) URL: http://imgworld.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78526

Title: Analyst, Business Development & Analytics – Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Angeles, CA) URL: http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78534

Title: Accounting Administrative Assistant – Chicago Cubs (Chicago, IL) URL: http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78546

Title: Clients Controller, Models – IMG Models (New York, NY) URL: http://imgworld.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78572

Title: Fashion Events Controller – IMG Fashion (New York, NY) URL: http://imgworld.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78574

Title: Clients Controller, Art + Commerce – Art + Commerce (New York, NY) URL: http://imgworld.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=78575

Title: Coordinator, Accounting . . . → Read More: National Opportunities

Volunteers Needed


Are you ready to dive into something new?

Sport Nation & Star Swimming are looking for Volunteers for upcoming meets. • Volunteers to work 5 ½ hours per shift. • Seeking 9-18 people per shift for 2 Friday time slots. • No prior experience required in swimming or working meets. • Volunteers will time events in the swim meet. • Lunch is provided by Star Swimming. • Parking fee is reimbursed for designated garage. • Training will be provided. WHEN? USA SPEEDO CHAMPIONSHIP Friday March 27 2015 ECC Flickinger Center 8:30 am—12:30 pm 18 ppl . . . → Read More: Volunteers Needed

Andrew’s Mission

As the new President of the Hazing Prevention Center, I feel it is my responsibility to give my personal beliefs on the matter. Hazing is a ritual I consider a disease. It spreads like wildfire all across the nation from high schools to colleges, all the way up to professional workplaces. It is of major concern to me, and many others. The reason I took this position was my interest in stopping hazing at all costs, as it is the mission of the Hazing Prevention Center to do this. The first aspect people need to realize is, it is . . . → Read More: Andrew’s Mission

National Opportunities

National Opportunities

Accounting and Finance Jobs

Title: Seasonal Assistant – Sourcing – Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH) URL: http://flashseats.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77755

Title: Assistant Controller/ Accounting Manager – Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) (Daytona Beach, FL) URL: http://golfjobs.lpga.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77762

Title: Accounts Payable Clerk – United States Bowling Congress (Arlington, TX) URL: http://usngbjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77793

Title: Accountant/Extended Business Lines – Learfield Communications, Inc/ Learfield Sports (Plano, TX) URL: http://learfieldsports.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77818

Title: ACCOUNTING MANAGER – Roseville (Sacramento, CA) URL: http://comcast-spectacor.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77829

Title: Payroll Manager – Nashville Predators (Nashville, TN) URL: http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77924

Title: Internal Auditor- Seasonal / Part Time – International Speedway Corporation (Daytona Beach, FL) URL: http://iscmotorsports.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77943

Title: Accounts . . . → Read More: National Opportunities

Distefano Takes Reigns of Hazing Center

Andrew Distefano is the new president of Medaille’s Hazing Prevention Center. A Sport Management major from Eden, New York, Andrew takes over for Jenna Tuttolomondo, who graduated in December.

Andrew’s knowledge of sports, coupled with his communication skills, should make him an excellent addition to the HPC.

Internship Available

Position Posting: Event Operations and Guest Services Intern/Graduate Assistant 2015 Date: Department: Reports to: Salary: Hours: Resumes to: February 9, 2015 Event Operations and Guest Experience Director of Event Services Hourly rate Part-Time, 28 hours per week; Seasonal (see term lengths below) Marcey Bryant, marcey.bryant@bills.nfl.net Buffalo Bills, One Bills Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127 Job Summary/Responsibilities The Buffalo Bills reserve the right to change this job description at any time.  Assist in the development, organization, and management of event/game operations at Ralph Wilson Stadium and other Buffalo Bills facilities.  Manage and maintain badge (credential) system using the . . . → Read More: Internship Available

Hilbert Hiring


Hilbert College has an opening for an Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian/Periodical Librarian. If you wish to apply for the position, please send a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to jobs@hilbert.edu .

Thank you, Maura

Maura A. Flynn Director of Human Resources Hilbert College 5200 South Park Ave. | Hamburg, NY 14075 Office 716-926-8822 mflynn@hilbert.edu

National Opportunities

National Opportunities

Accounting and Finance Jobs

Title: Accounts AP Processor – Professional Bull Riders (PBR) (Pueblo, Co) URL: http://pbrnow.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76943

Title: Staff Accountant – Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH) URL: http://flashseats.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76956

Title: Finance Administrator – St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, MO) URL: http://delawarenorth.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76974

Title: Staff Accountant – Honda Center (Anaheim, CA) URL: http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77025

Title: Payroll Accountant – Honda Center (Anaheim, CA) URL: http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77026

Title: Staff Accountant – Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, Wa) URL: http://mls.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77045

Title: Post Graduate Accounting Internship (1 Year) – Philadelphia Phillies (Philadelphia, PA) URL: http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=77056

Title: Accounting and Finance Manager – Legends/OUE Skyspace (Los Angeles, CA) URL: . . . → Read More: National Opportunities

National Opportunities

National Opportunities

Accounting and Finance Jobs

Title: Revenue Audit Clerk – Riverwalk Casino (Vicksburg, MS) URL: http://churchilldownsincorporated.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76596

Title: Director, Financial Operations – University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) URL: http://collegesportsjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76607

Title: Benefits Coordinator – St. Louis Cardinals (St. Louis, MO) URL: http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76625

Title: Accounts Receivables Supervisor – Dover International Speedway,Inc. (Dover, DE) URL: http://dovermotorsports.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76631

Title: Director of Finance – OUE SkySpace LA – Legends Hospitality (Los Angeles, CA) URL: http://Legendshm.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76656

Title: Payroll Administrator – Dallas Stars (Frisco, TX) URL: http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76738

Title: Vice President of Finance – Olympia Entertainment & Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, Mi) URL: http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=76794

Title: Senior . . . → Read More: National Opportunities