Director of Operationsaslechta@gocheckers.com | (704) 940-4088
Slechta, who joined the Checkers in March of 2012, is responsible for the coordination and logistics of all tickets, arena and business operations. This responsibility includes working with the sales and services staff of the Checkers' ticket department, being the liaison between the Checkers and Bojangles' Coliseum for all of the team's operational needs, and coordinating with the corporate department in fulfilling contractual obligations.
Prior to joining the Checkers, Slechta worked as a promotions student assistant for the athletic association at his alma mater, the University of Georgia, where he helped organize and execute in-game promotions for various sports across campus. He was also an executive services intern at the Georgia Dome, where helped service guests and manage operations at the club and suite levels.
Slechta is an avid supporter of athletics at University of Georgia, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in sport management and a bachelor of business administration degree in management in 2011. An Atlanta native, he also supports all of the city’s major sports franchises past and present. He currently resides in Charlotte.
|College and major||BS Sport Management and BS Business Management|
|As a kid, you dreamed of becoming:||Owner of a professional sports franchise in Atlanta (Braves, Falcons, Hawks)|
|Name one thing on your bucket list||Visit every NFL stadium|
|If you were an animal, what would you be?||Penguin|
|First CD/tape||Hybrid Theory- Linkin Park|
|Favorite pro/college sports team||UGA Football|
|Favorite type of music||Rock/Alternative|
|Favorite band||Linkin Park|
|Favorite book||Anything by Dan Brown|
|Fun fact||I constantly whistle all the time. I can bowl with either arm (I have broken 150 left handed and 200 right handed). I have kicked a field goal at Sanford Stadium (UGA) and the Georgia Dome (home of the Atlanta Falcons).|