Additional Faculty

Steve Rucks
Visiting Scholar
Vice President of Accounting and Finance, United Center

Mark Pacchini
Visiting Scholar
Board of Directors, Minnesota Wild


Sports Management Advisory Council

The Sports Management Advisory Council provides leadership and guidance for Carthage undergraduate and graduate programs in sports management. Members attend regular meetings; make recommendations on aspects of the program and its curriculum; teach classes and/or make presentations; connect Carthage and our students to industry partners; provide experiential learning opportunities for students such as internships; promote Carthage’s programs within their networks; and provide financial assistance including scholarships. Members are:

  • Craig Leipold (chair) P’18; owner, Minnesota Wild
  • Daniel Diaz ’11; Director of World Cup, Olympic, & Cross-Platform Partnerships, NBCUniversal Media, LLC
  • Peter Feigin; President, Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum
  • Raven Jemison; President of Kansas City Current, National Women’s Soccer League Team
  • Jason Langwell ’96; Executive Vice President, Intersport (Rocket Mortgage Classic)
  • Matt Majka; President, Minnesota Wild
  • Mark Pacchini; Board of Directors, Minnesota Wild
  • Steve Uline; Former Group Director Sports Marketing, Anheuser-Busch/Board of Directors, Minnesota Wild
  • Jim Oboikowitch ’02; Assistant Director, Clubhouse Relations & Influencer Marketing, Chicago Cubs
  • Steve Rucks ’07; Senior Director of Accounting and Finance, United Center
  • Andrea Rose; President of Operations for the Muskegon Lumberjacks
  • Stephanie Clanfield ’10; Marketing Manager, MolsonCoors
  • Jon Greenberg; President, Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)
  • Damon Arnold; Director of Player Development – Football, LSU (Louisiana State University)
  • Ashton Henderson; Deputy Athletic Director, Michigan State University
  • Jon Sata; President of Business Operations, Chicago Wolves

*P denotes the parent of a Carthage student or graduate from the attached class year.