Careers In Sports: The People Behind The Scenes Of Game Day Experiences

Kevin Young is the assistant director of event presentation for Miami University Athletics.

His primary duty is to create the best game day experience for Miami University fans for a number of sports, through marketing, videos, music and everything in between.

He works with student organizations on campus to help with the game day experience as well.

As a native of St. Louis, Kevin has worked with the Cardinals in Major League Baseball, George Washington University athletics and even RedBull.

Kevin was kind enough to give us his story about his background, his passion for sporting events and why he cherishes his position every day.

Here's some advice he has to offer on carving out a career in his field:

On what it takes to succeed in ticket sales:

On qualities needed to break into the industry:

On skills that are vital to succeeding in event presentation for college athletics:

Last words of wisdom:

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