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Dr. Pat Rishe Offers Elite Sports Business Bootcamp Webinar


Young career conscious people seldom have a chance to be instructed by a teacher established as one of the world's best in their field.

One of those opportunities will come on Dec. 28-30 from noon to 3 p.m. when Potsdam native Dr. Pat Rishe presents one of his world renown Sports Business Boot Camp Webinars for 18-20 year olds. The webinar involves may important facets of the ever-expanding realm of the business of sports and sports business where opportunities are virtually unlimited.

Dr. Rishe is the Director of the Sports Business Program and Professor of Practice in Sports Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also the president and founder of Sportsimpacts, a firm that studies the economic impact of large scale sporting events, like the Super Bowl and Olympic games on host communities.

He also completed projects for over 20 Division I NCAA Championship events, several college bowl games, and economic impact studies for two of America’s largest athletic departments (Ohio State, University of Texas).

Dr. Rishe is a 1988 graduate of Potsdam Central and the son of the late Jim Rishe who served as Physical Educator Director and boys soccer and baseball coach at Madrid-Waddington Central for over 30 years. Dr. Rishe received his BA and MS degrees from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in 1992 and 1993 and earned his PHD at Binghampton University in 1997 before pursuing a career which to him becoming a much sought-after source of information and interpretation.

Dr. Rishe's December 2020 Boot Camp will feature 10 hours of Sports Biz Instruction and at least two hours of conversations with industry professionals with optional conversational sessions on current events, career counseling and possible extra industry guests. The registration deadline is Sunday, Dec. 27 at 5 p.m. at a cost of $275 which falls to $225 if the student's high school has at least five participants registered.

College students enrolled in a four-year college may also register and registrations and inquiries should made be through Dr. Rishe at Dr. Rishe's impressive credentials can be viewed at 2.

Along with highly accredited work at Washington University and at his Sportsimpacts company Dr. Rishe is also an accomplished and extremely prolific author. He is credited with attracting over 2.4 million readers for 750 plus Sports Business OpEd articles authored since May 2010 and writes a weekly column "Sports Money" for magazine. He also recently published a book "They Shoot...The Score!" on lessons in leadership, Innovation and Strategy from the Business of Sports.

In a whirlwind schedule Dr. Rishe also makes monthly national media appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, FoxBusiness and CNN discussing topical Sports Business stories. In recent years he also made two appearances on CBS Evening News, four appearances on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and appeared on ESPN's "Outside The Lines."

In the past year he appeared as the CBS Evening News in discussions concerning the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Pat Rishe during one of his many national television appearances on the business of sports.

Dr. Pat Rishe joined Dr. Condoleeza Rice and Alex Rodriguez as Stanford symposium speakers

NBA Great Magic Johnson was a featured speaker at a Dr. Pat Rishe Sports Business Class at Washington University.

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