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TLC Sports Summit 2017

Game Day Schedule 


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Sunday, December 10, 2017

6:00 p.m. -  7:00 p.m.

Opening reception meet-and-greet with MLB Hall of Famer and Tournament, League, and Club Leader Cal Ripken Jr.

Monday, December 11, 2017

8: 00 - 9:00 a.m

Registration and stadium-style continental breakfast


9:00 - 9:20

TeamSnap CEO Dave DuPont: Welcome to the TLC Sport Summit.  Theme: "Winning Strategies for Tournaments, Leagues & Clubs." Keynote Introduction.

9: 20 - 10:10

TOURNAMENT, LEAGUE & CLUB PIONEER OPENING KEYNOTE & QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION.  MLB Hall of Famer, World Series Champion, All-Star, Home Run Derby Champion, and All-Time Consecutive Games Record Holder, Cal Ripken Jr.

10: 15 - 10:50

BIG SPORT EXPERT PANEL.  Former VP ESPN & CBS and now Global Head of Strategy @Oath (AOL, Yahoo!, Tumblr, HuffPost, TechCrunch) Jen Vescio panel moderator:  10 TLC Success Secrets from 4 Team Sport Pioneers:  Capitol Hill Volleyball Bonnie Goldberg, Hoop Group CEO Rob Kennedy, Next Level Sports CEO Lance Smith, USA Hockey & Philadelphia Flyers' John Riley

10: 55 - 11:35

FACILITIES & TRAVEL EXPERT PANEL. Sports Facility Advisory/SFM CEO Dev Pathik, panel moderator, 7 Winning Strategies in Sports Facilities & Sports Tourism/Travel:  Steel Sports CEO David Shapiro, Hotels4Teams/THS Tom Berkman, Ripken Baseball Glenn Valis, Bo Jackson's Elite Sports COO Jim Thompson, Wintergreen Research CEO Susan Eustis

11:40 - 12:15

FAST-GROWING SPORT EXPERT PANEL.  Pop Warner General Counsel & Wilson Elser Partner Anthony Corleto panel moderator, 10 TLC Best Practices from 4 Fast-Growth Sports: All Star 7-on-7 Football LaVar Arrington,  Air Force Academy Women's Rugby Coach Amy Rusert, JAMZ Cheer & Dance General Counsel David Nathan-Allen Sims, USA Hockey & Philadelphia Flyers John Riley

12:15 - 12:50

Stadium lunch

12:55 - 1:45

SUPERSTAR KEYNOTE.  National Basketball Association EVP Human Resources Eric Hutcherson: "Building a Winning Culture"

1:50 - 2:25

RECRUITING & SCHOLARSHIP EXPERT PANEL. Youth1.com CEO Laura Petrillo, panel moderator: 8 Naked Truths about Youth and High School Sports Recruiting & Scholarships: University of Kentucky & University of Pittsburgh & St. Johns University Asst. & Manhattan College Basketball Coach Barry "Slice" Rohrssen, New Jersey Institute of Technology Athletic Director Lenny Kaplan, SportsRecruits CEO Chris Meade, Manhattan College One-Handed Basketballer & Subject of the Movie "Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story" Kevin Laue

2:30 - 2:50

Coaches Choice USA Basketball Tom Sclafani & TLC Sport Summit 2017 Chair Jay Whitehead:  The $3 Billion Youth Sports Fundraising Workshop Secret: How to Raise $2500 for a Team in 25 Minutes.

2:50 - 3:10

Coffee & KIND Networking Break 

3:15 - 3:50

ATTACK OF THE APPS:  Next Level Sports' CEO Lance Smith with League Network Magazine's Jay Whitehead:  The Youth Sports Apps You Need to Know About, each in 2 minutes or less.

3:55 - 4:20

TeamSnap Product Leader Greg Ludke and 2 League & Club Leaders: 10 Secrets of Tourney, League & Club Online Success, a Hands-On Workshop

4:25 - 5:15

BIG ISSUES EXPERT PANEL.  Washington Redskins/Baltimore Orioles/Ripken Baseball Communications Director John Maroon, panel moderator: Megatrends in the $15B Youth Sports Market:  NFL's Washington Redskins Greats LaVar Arrington, Aspen Institute/Project Play Jon Solomon,  Leveling the Playing Field's Max Levitt, YSC Sports Gabby Roe, Maryland Sports Authority's Terry Hasseltine, GTM Hanes CEO Dave Dreiling.

5:15 - 7:30 

Networking reception.


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About the TLC Sport Summit

2017 Keynote Speaker


MLB Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. played 21 seasons for the Baltimore Orioles. He set the record for consecutive games played, won a World Series, an MVP award, a Gold Glove award, and a Home Run Derby title. A longtime league and club leader and youth sports coach, Ripken runs tournaments featuring nearly 2,000 teams each year. He owns a minor league baseball club, wrote the bestselling “The Ripken Way” coaching series, and oversees three complexes, including Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD.

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