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Penn State to partner with Ventura Partners on search for next Women’s Basketball head coach

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Athletics and women’s basketball head coach Coquese Washington have agreed to a change in leadership for the Women’s Basketball program.
“I am very appreciative of Coquese’s contributions to the Lady Lion basketball program and Penn State,” said Sandy Barbour, Penn State Vice President of Athletics. “She is committed to …

Ventura Welcomes Sports Industry Veteran Katy Young Staudt

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – August 1, 2018 – Ventura Partners, a leading innovator in talent acquisition and leadership advisory, announced today the addition of sports industry veteran Katy Young Staudt as Managing Director in its Sports & Entertainment Practice.  Staudt will open a Ventura office in Phoenix.  The S & E practice, led by …

Utes got it right with the hiring of AD Mark Harlan

Mark Harlan’s experience includes working with college football programs that play at the iconic Rose Bowl (UCLA) and a modern NFL stadium (South Florida), giving those schools some distinction in the sport.

Yet the way Rice-Eccles Stadium acts as a centerpiece of the University of Utah campus is “a beautiful thing,” Harlan said after an …