Game Face is proud of our unprecedented 10-year track record of assisting successful candidates in their hiring by hundreds of sports organizations worldwide. We are especially pleased to see that our sports career training benefits not only candidates with diverse backgrounds, but also sports teams and organizations at all levels.

The following represents a demographic breakdown of those who have participated in sport career conferences featuring the Game Face training:

Where participants come from–
Where attendees are landing full-time jobs–
Where will YOU go?–

Where participants come from–Participants attend conferences from all regions of the country and have a variety of educational backgrounds and work experience. They all have a passion for the business of sports and arrive eager and committed to building a long term career.

Participant Residence Prior to Participation in Sport Career Conferences:
Northwest 11.2 %
West 16.7 %
Southwest 8.4 %
Midwest 21.7 %
Southeast 13.4 %
Northeast 24.3 %
South America 0.2 %
Europe/Asia 0.3 %
Canada 3.8 %
Degree Earned Percentage
Bachelors 90.6 %
Masters 7.7 %
Other 1.7 %
Area of Study
Major Percentage
Business 39.5 %
Sports Management 16.0 %
Communications 18.2 %
Liberal Arts 18.0 %
Science 7.0 %
Other 1.2 %
Professional Work Experience
Full-Time Experience After College Percentage
0 – 6 Months 44.4 %
7 Months – 3 Years 34.1 %
More than 3 Years 20.1 %
Average Work Experience
23 months
Sports Related Internship? Percentage
Yes 45 %
No 55 %

Where participants are landing full-time jobs–
There is not one “perfect” job for all candidates. What is important to one person is immaterial to another.  And what is a “dream job” for one would not be a great fit for another. What is critical is finding a role where you can develop skills that will propel your career, and finding an organization that recognizes your value and potential.

The following demonstrates the diversity of full-time (non-internship) positions in which participants have been hired:

Geographic Job Placement
Region Percentage
Northwest 6.5 %
West 23.6 %
Southwest 17.9 %
Midwest 17.7 %
Southeast 12.5 %
Northeast 17.7 %
Europe 0.5 %
Canada 3.5 %
Job Placement by Sport
Baseball 19.6 %
Basketball 18.2 %
Football 6.6 %
Hockey 30.2 %
Soccer 17.4 %
Motorsports 4.9 %
Other 3.3 %
Major League Placements vs. Other Placements
Big 5 (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS) 47.8 %
Motorsports, Minor Leagues, and others 52.2 %

The following organizations have employed candidates after they’ve attended a sport career conference. The list includes entry-level hirings as well as organizations candidates have worked for as their careers have progressed to their second and third jobs in the industry:

AEG/Staples Center, Albany River Rats, Altoona Curve, American Airlines Center, Anaheim Ducks, Atlanta Hawks, Austin Ice Bats, Austin Toros, Austin Wranglers, Bakersfield Condors, Baltimore Orioles, Baton Rouge Kingfish, Binghamton Senators, Boise Hawks, Boston Cannons, Boston Celtics, Bridgeport Bluefish, Brighton Bears, Brockton Rox, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Destroyers, California Speedway, Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Mudcats, Cedar Rapids Roughriders, Charlotte Bobcats, Charlotte Checkers, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Enforcers, Chicago Fire, Chicago White Sox, Chivas USA, Cleveland Force, Columbus Blue Jackets, Columbus Crew, Corpus Christi Rayz, D.C. United, Dallas Stars, Dayton Bombers, Delmarva Shorebirds, Denver Broncos, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Dover International Raceway, Dunedin Blue Jays, Edmonton Oilers, El Paso Diablos, F.C. Dallas, Florida Marlins, Florida Panthers, Fresno Falcons, Fresno Frenzy, Fresno Grizzlies, Ft. Worth Brahmas, Ft. Worth Flyers, Game Face, Gateway International Raceway, Golden State Warriors, Gwinnett Gladiators, Harrisburg Senators, Hartford Wolf Pack, Houston Aeros, Houston Dynamo, Houston Rockets, Houston Texans, Idaho Stampede, Idaho Steelheads, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Outlaws, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Avengers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles Sparks, Los Angeles Kings , Los Angeles Dodgers, Las Vegas Gladiators, Las Vegas Wranglers, Lincoln Electric (Motorsports), Manchester Wolves, Maple Leaf Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis Motorsports Park, Miami Dolphins, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Wave, Minnesota Sports & Entertainment, Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx, Minnesota Wild, Mississippi Sea Wolves, Modesto Nuts, Motor City Mechanics, Nashville Superspeedway, New England Revolution, New Haven County Cutters, New Jersey Devils, New Jersey Nets, New Jersey Jackals, New Mexico Scorpions, New Orleans Hornets, New York Red Bulls, New York Titans, New York Mets, New York Power, Newark Bears, Norfolk Admirals, Oakland A’s, Oakland Raiders, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, Ottawa 67’s, Ottawa Senators, Pensacola Ice Pilots, Peoria Chiefs, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns, Pittsburgh Pirates, Peter Jacobsen Productions, Portland Beavers, Portland Reign, Portland Timbers, Portland Trail Blazers, Providence Bruins, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, Reading Royals, Richmond International Raceway, Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees, Rochester Brigade, Rockford Ice Hogs, Sacramento Kings/Monarchs, Sacramento River Cats, Salem-Kaiser Volcanoes, San Antonio Missions, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Cyberrays, San Jose Earthquakes, San Jose Stealth, Seattle Seahawks, Silicon Valley Sports and Entertainment, South Carolina Sting Rays, Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, Springfield Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams, State College Spikes, Staten Island Yankees, Swing of the Quad Cities, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Texas Tornado, Toronto Blue Jays, Trenton Titans, Tulsa Drillers, Tulsa 66ers, University of Western Ontario, Utah Blaze, Utah Grizzlies, Vancouver Canadiens, Vancouver Giants, Washington Capitals, Washington Freedom, Washington Mystics, Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins, Wichita Falls Wildcats, Worcester Ice Cats, Yakima Bears, Youngstown Steelhounds.

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