2017 BOSCA Workshop Overview


The 6th annual Business of Small College Athletics workshop was held October 16-17, 2017 at the Aloft Hotel in Oklahoma City. 2017 continued a trend of growth for the workshop as a diverse group of attendees representing D2, NAIA, D3 and NJCAA institutions came from 28 different states to enjoy ten sessions and 14 presentations.


Starting From Scratch - Developing Revenue Generating Programs

Nate Burton, Athletic Director - West Virginia State University

Creating Athletic Giving Campaigns Utilizing Crowdfunding

Grant Kelly, Sr. Assoc. A.D. & Steph Laurence, Asst. Dir. of Development - Johns Hopkins University

Maximizing Annual Giving To Athletics

Matt Donovan, Sr. Assoc. A.D. - University of Indianapolis

Open Session - Jim Abbott, Athletic Director - Oklahoma City University

The Evolution of a Small Market - How a City of 30,000 Leads the Nation in Attendance

Jon Olson, VP of Development & Zack Flakus, Deputy A.D. - Northern State University

Engaging Alumni in Your Athletic Department

Kim Schmidt, Assoc. Dir. of Alumni Relations - Grand Valley State University

Five Ideas That You Can Implement on Your Campus

Josh Gleason, Athletic Director - Goshen College

Brock Wissmiller, Assoc. A.D. for External Relations - Upper Iowa University

Tim Demant, Athletic Director - Whitworth University

Racheal Morris, Assoc. A.D. for External Relations - Colorado State University - Pueblo

Jim Abbott, Athletic Director - Oklahoma City University

Building a Succe$$ful Fundraising Event

John Phillips, Athletic Director - Embry Riddle University

Strategic Approaches to Corporate Sponsorship Sales

Brandon Baker, Asst. A.D. Mktg. & Corporate Sales - University of Central Oklahoma

Collaborative Fundraising for Presidents and A.D.'s

Dr. Michelle Johnston, President and Jeff Lanham, Athletic Director - University of Rio Grande

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