Sports Summit

April 23-24, 2019

This private, invitation-only gathering, is your chance to connect with peers, get up-to-speed on the hottest trends and tackle today’s top challenges in a transparent, forthright forum. Designed “by ADs, for ADs,” respected AD colleagues and partners share what they have learned, where they are moving the needle, and what the future holds.

Governing Body

The Governing Body is made up of Division I athletic directors. They are responsible for the strategic direction of the Collegiate Sports Summit. Their support and participation ensure that each of the conference sessions, speakers and vendor sponsors are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value.

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Sandy Barbour

Director of Athletics The Pennsylvania State University

Jennifer Cohen

Director of Athletics University of Washington

Bubba Cunningham

Director of Athletics The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chris Del Conte

VP & Director of Athletics The University of Texas at Austin

Rick George

Athletic Director University of Colorado Boulder

Mark Jackson

Director of Athletics Villanova University

Scott Stricklin

Athletic Director University of Florida

Jack Swarbrick

VP & Director of Athletics University of Notre Dame

David Williams II

Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs & Athletics Director Vanderbilt University

Scott Woodward

Director of Athletics Texas A&M University


All topics and speakers have been nominated and verified by members of the Governing Body to ensure a meaningful and thought-provoking agenda.


All sponsoring partners must be nominated and verified by members of the Governing Body to enable participation. As a sponsoring partner of the Collegiate Sports Summit, participation is all access with no restrictions to attend sessions or take part in the collaborative environment.

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Presenting Sponsors

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Other Sponsors

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Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401


Attendance is by invitation only. Registrants will be granted confirmation based upon qualifications as a NCAA Division 1 athletic director. Registrants who do not meet that criteria may attend if they are speakers on the agenda or via a verifiable invitation from a member of the Governing Body.


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