Sports Career Forum | Online 2020


The Sports Career Forum is an educational and interactive discussion for high school and college students about the broad field of sports careers, led by a distinguished panels of professionals who currently hold positions throughout the forum’s eight areas of concentration. This forum will take place via video chat, link will be sent out prior to event.



APRIL 26, 2020 | 9:30AM – 3:25PM


Google Hangout

Keynote Speaker

Patrick Chambers - Men's Basketball Coach - Penn State University ...Patrick Chambers
Penn State Basketball

As Patrick Chambers challenges his Nittany Lion student-athletes to get better each and every day, he also challenges himself daily to become a better coach and leader. Chambers has spent the last nine years at Penn State establishing a culture of teamwork and excellence, supported by pillars of accountability, faith, humility, gratitude, and passion that is built on a foundation of a positive attitude.



Areas of Concentration

8 Areas of Concentration
Sports AdministrationPlayer Personnel
Facility OperationsSales
Broadcasting & JournalismStatistics & Research
Event MarketingSports Medicine & Training

2020 Speakers

Learn from the Professionals from the following Teams, Facilities and Brands at the Sports Career Forum!

Robert Alberino Jr.
Vice President / Executive Producer
San Francisco 49ers

Robert Alberino Jr.

Robert Alberino is in his seventh season as the team’s vice president and executive producer. He oversees all marketing, creative and design as well as the team’s in-house production division, 49ers Studios. Alberino leads a team tasked with creating all multimedia and broadcasts across the team’s various platforms (television, stadium entertainment and web). He also oversees all branding, social media and new media for the franchise.

Before Alberino’s arrival in 2013, he served as the vice president of media and marketing for the Kansas City Chiefs (2010-13). His production division, 65 Toss Power Trap Productions, garnered the most broadcast and event-production accolades in Chiefs history while taking Arrowhead Stadium to league leaders in fan engagement and entertainment.


Chris McAvey
Player Marketing Manager

Chris McAvey is from Mahwah, NJ and attended Mahwah High School. He then attended St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia where he studied Sports Marketing. During his time at St. Joe’s, he had internships with FM Radio Station B101 as well as the Merchandising Department at the Philadelphia Eagles. After graduating in 2013, he worked at the New York Mets in their Community Outreach and Marketing departments. After a year with the New York Mets, he received a job at the National Football League where he has worked in the Football Operations department until this day.



2020 Speakers
Scott EpsleyPhiladelphia 76ersMedical Director
Tony MossESPNDeputy Editor
John EhrlineNY JetsManager, Premium Partnerships
Jill Bodensteiner St. JoesDirector of Athletics
Frankie ScimecaPhiladelphia PhilliesIntegrative Baseball Performance

Schedule of Events

2020 Schedule of Events
Patrick Chambers, Penn State Basketball9:30AM - 10:00AM
Jill Bodensteiner, St. Joes 10:00AM - 10:45AM
Scott Epsley, 76ers10:45AM - 11:30AM
Chris McAvey, NFL11:30AM - 12:15PM
Robert Alberino Jr., 49ers 12:15PM - 1:00PM
Frankie Scimeca, Phillies1:00PM - 1:45PM
Tony Moss, ESPN1:45PM - 2:30PM
John Ehrline, NY Jets2:30PM - 3:15PM
Final Remarks3:15M -3:25PM

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