SSIA Committees

Please contact us if you are interested in joining a committee and contributing to the SSIA. 

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Operating Committee

Chris Giebner
Chris Giebner
CEO Club Sport 7274206868
Conference Director
Galen Beers
Galen Beers
Executive Director Club Sport (858)699-4958
Executive Director

Executive Committee

The SSIA Executive Committee (or Board) serves to represent the membership and drive the direction of the overall industry. Members are selected/elected each year after the Annual Conference.
Kevin Cregan
Kevin Cregan
President Atlanta Sport & Social Club
President
Ian Elston
Ian Elston
VP Sponsorship / Marketing Tampa Bay Club Sport
Vice President
Chris Hastings
Chris Hastings
President Chicago Sport & Social Club
Treasurer
Delaney Entrop
Delaney Entrop
Chief Happiness Officer Underdog Sports Leagues
Secretary
Felix Goodson
Felix Goodson
Vice President & San Diego Managing Director Volo Sports
Events Co-Chair
Danny Lefebvre
Danny Lefebvre
President / CSO TRI SPORTS
Events Co-Chair
Nash Hartel
Nash Hartel
DEI Committee, Sponsorship Committee, SSA National Representative, Executive... National Director of Sponsorship Chicago Sport & Social Club
DEI Chair
Omid Rafiei
Omid Rafiei
President Houston Sports & Social Club
Marketing Chair
Justin Jacobs
Justin Jacobs
Founder Come Play Detroit
Sponsorship Chair
Marc Tucci
Marc Tucci
CEO / Founder Austin Sports & Social Club
Member Relations Chair
Sal Farruggia
Sal Farruggia
Owner LI-Kick
EOS Chair

Events Subcommittee

The Events Committee works closely with SSIA staff to oversee, coordinate and increase all efforts being conducted by and for the SSIA in regards to events, tournaments, social functions and the annual conference. Meetings are every other Wednesday (every Wed in Jan and Feb). Contact galen@ssia.us to be included.
Felix Goodson
Felix Goodson
Vice President & San Diego Managing Director Volo Sports
Co-Chair
Danny Lefebvre
Danny Lefebvre
President / CSO TRI SPORTS
Co-Chair
Brian Irving
Vice President Chicago Sport & Social Club
Member
Delaney Entrop
Delaney Entrop
Chief Happiness Officer Underdog Sports Leagues
Member
Chris Giebner
Chris Giebner
CEO Club Sport
Conference Director
Ian Elston
Ian Elston
VP Sponsorship / Marketing Tampa Bay Club Sport
Member
Kevin Cregan
Kevin Cregan
President Atlanta Sport & Social Club
Member
Nash Hartel
Nash Hartel
DEI Committee, Sponsorship Committee, SSA National Representative, Executive... National Director of Sponsorship Chicago Sport & Social Club
Member

Sponsorship Subcommittee

The Sponsorship Committee oversees, coordinates and increases all efforts being conducted by and for the SSIA in its revenue generating endeavors such as advertising and sponsorship. This committee also develops educational content to share with members regarding sponsorship trends within the industry. Meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month, please reach out to galen@ssia.us to be included.
Ian Elston
Ian Elston
VP Sponsorship / Marketing Tampa Bay Club Sport
Exiting Chair
Justin Jacobs
Justin Jacobs
Founder Come Play Detroit
Chair
Nash Hartel
Nash Hartel
DEI Committee, Sponsorship Committee, SSA National Representative, Executive... National Director of Sponsorship Chicago Sport & Social Club
Member
Bill Coon
Founder/President Milwaukee Sports & Social
Member
Barry Griffith
Director, Dallas Sport & Social Club Dallas Sport & Social Club
Member
Lauren Weiner
Marketing Manager Atlanta Sport & Social Club
Member

Marketing Subcommittee

The Marketing Committee is responsible for the SSIA’s communication to ensure the quality, integrity, credibility and reach of the SSIA brand. They oversee the SSIA and SSN websites and social media pages, and help educate members on marketing trends.
Omid Rafiei
Omid Rafiei
President Houston Sports & Social Club
EC Chair
Ashton Zach
Ashton Zach
Digital Media Manager Austin Sports & Social Club
Member
Lauren Weiner
Marketing Manager Atlanta Sport & Social Club
Member
Theresa Feeney
Marketing Manager Volo Sports
Member
Vicci Alexander
Marketing Director Volo Sports
Member

DEI Subcommittee

The DEI Committee elevates and facilitates ongoing and continuing efforts to build a culture and environment of mutual respect. DEI aims to set best practices, policies, shared resources, and a safe space to check blind spots as it relates to creating inclusive, equitable, and diverse messaging and activities for the Social Sports industry members and participants.
Nash Hartel
Nash Hartel
DEI Committee, Sponsorship Committee, SSA National Representative, Executive... National Director of Sponsorship Chicago Sport & Social Club
Chair
Kate Kerins
Kate Kerins
Director of Learning & Development Volo Sports
Member
Rosa Navas
Rosa Navas
Director, Facilities and Operations Sport and Social Club
Member
Eric Grady
Partnership & Innovation Director Volo Sports
Member