Analyzing sports with the experts

  • February 15, 2017
  • By Melody Walker
  • 1 minute read

Students in Patrick Rishe’s Sports Analytics course have welcomed a non-stop parade of sports experts to class over the past few weeks. From baseball to football to basketball, speakers have represented may of the top teams in professional sports. Check out the experts in action in the classroom in the gallery below.

Patrick Rishe is the director of Olin’s Sports Business Program. This semester’s guest speaker list has included:

  • Brett Broich, LAFC Director of Analytics
  • Jay Riola, Director of Business Strategy for the Orlando Magic
  • Russ Scibetti, Vice President at KORE Software Strategies
  • Mike Girsch, Assistant General Manager of the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, Manager of Football R&D for the San Francisco 49ers

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Melody Walker

Melody Walker

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