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UCLA’s Bruin Sports Business Association is thrilled to announce that the BSBA Mentorship Program is officially live! We have assembled a team of UCLA & BSBA alumni, former student-athletes, and sports industry professionals who are interested in paying it forward and giving to students whose lives can be positively impacted through the power of guidance and wisdom. This is an incredible opportunity for undergraduate students interested in working in the sports industry to get firsthand insights and invaluable advice all while expanding their professional network. If you think you could benefit from a personalized mentorship experience, then the BSBA Mentorship Program is for you – Please fill out the Mentee Interest Form below!

Additionally, if you are a UCLA alumni or a sports industry professional and you are interested in giving back to UCLA’s student body and serving as a mentor, please fill out the Mentor Interest Form Below! We are constantly looking to expand this program and highlight as many different perspectives and specializations that exist within the sports industry as possible. This is an incredible opportunity to help pave the way for the future generation of sports business professionals.

 

Meet the mentors

Collin Flintoft

Account executive, Snowflake INc.

 

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College Major: Political Science

Past Positions in BSBA: President

Dream Job: Lead a company (likely tech), consulting group, or investment fund that does considerable work in the sports/fitness spaces

Favorite Sports Team: UCLA

 

Christina Chenault

Digital Brand Manager, NIKE

 

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

College Major: Psychology

Past Positions in BSBA: President & Co-founder

Dream Job: President of a team and/or league

Favorite Sports Team: Golden State Warriors

Anthony waller

Co-founder, Athlete to Athlete

 

Hometown: Menlo Park, CA

College Major: Economics

Past Positions in BSBA: President, Event Coordinator

Dream Job: Build and lead my own company/ College Football Coach

Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Chloe jenkins

Client Account Manager, Reddit

 

Hometown: Oakland, CA

College Major: Sociology

Past Positions in BSBA: Co-Founder

Dream Job: Brand Partnerships at a Tech Company

Favorite Sports Team: Golden State Warriors

 

Jonny dalsey

Business Intelligence Analyst, San Francisco 49ers & Elevate Sports Ventures

 

Hometown: Fairbanks, AK

College Major: Statistics & Economics

Past Positions in BSBA: Treasurer & Alumni Relations Manager

Dream Job: NFL or NHL Chief Strategy Officer

Favorite Sports Team: 49ers or Vegas Golden Knights

Jasmine Stauffacher-Gray

Creative Marketing Manager, Amazon Studios

 

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

College Major: Sociology

Past Positions in BSBA: Co-Founder

Dream Job: Studio Head

Favorite Sports Team: Phoenix Suns

 

Nicholas Kahn

Analyst, cornerstone research

 

Hometown: Calabasas, CA

College Major: Business Economics/Accounting

Past Positions in BSBA: VP of Business Development, Director of Business Development

Dream Job: GM of an MLB Team

Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Joy hong

Coordinator, Properties – Sales Strategy & Acceleration, Excel Sports Management

 

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA

College Major: Sociology

Dream Job: CMO of a future Olympic Games local organizing committee

Favorite Sports Team: Boston Celtics

Katelyn Mulcahy

Freelance Photographer

 

 

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College Major: Communication Studies

Dream Job: Wimbledon

Favorite Sports Team: Boston Celtics

 

Evan Drapeau

Manager of Partnership Sales, Los Angeles Rams

 

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College Major: Economics + Anthropology/Masters in Sports Industry Mangement

Dream Job: NFL/NBA Team President

Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Rams/Los Angeles Clippers

 

Amol Sachdeva

Director of Data & Analytics, O Positiv

 

Hometown: Chandler, AZ

College Major: Business Economics

Past Positions in BSBA: Co-Founder

Dream Job: Entreprenuer

Favorite Sports Team: Phoenix Suns

Owen pallenberg

President, BSBA

 

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College Major: Economics / Entrepreneurship

Past Positions in BSBA: Journalist, Director of Communications, Vice President, President

Dream Job: COO of the Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite Sports Team: Everton F.C.

 

Isabel Lapus

Consultant, Innovative partnerships Group

 

Hometown: Houston, TX

College Major: Economics

Dream Job: Travel blogger

Favorite Sports Team: Red Bull Racing, Team Jumbo Visma, Houston Rockets

 

Ryan Brand

Partnership Marketing Manager, San francisco giants

 

Hometown: Bethesda, MD

College Major: Economics

Dream Job: NBA GM

Favorite Sports Team: New York Knicks

 

Anna Winkenbach

Sr Director, Global Media, Wasserman

 

Hometown: Columbia, MO

College Major: English/Music History; Film, TV, and Digital Media

Dream Job: Head of Programming

Favorite Sports Team: St. Louis Cardinals

 

James McCauley

Legal extern, Wasserman Group

 

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

College Major: B.A. – English; J.D. – Sports Law Concentration

Dream Job: General Manager of an NBA team

Favorite Sports Team: Sacramento Kings