Group Sales, Account ExecutiveRecoon, who joined the Checkers in the summer of 2016, is responsible for generating new business through the team's various ticket packages while building and fostering relationships with new and current fans.
Prior to joining the Checkers, Recoon interned for Generation Z Marketing, one of Promo Magazine’s Top 100 Promotional Marketing Agencies. There, he assisted in the coordination and activation of both the Chevy Youth Baseball and Soccer Programs and the SNY PLAY BALL! Program. Prior to Gen Z, he was also an intern for the MiLB Buffalo Bisons (AAA). Recoon graduated from Elon University and was recently named that school's Sport and Event Management Major of the Year.
|College and major||Elon University - B.S. Sport and Event Management with minors in Business Administration and Professional Sales|
|Favorite sports team||Duke Basketball and Buffalo Bills|
|Random fact about yourself||I’ve been a diehard Duke fan since 2nd grade|
|Favorite dessert||Ice cream cake|
|Best thing about your job||The ability to meet and build relationships with so many people|
|Hobbies||Traveling, hiking, grilling, DJing, and finding good music months before it hits the radio.|
|One place you’ve always wanted to visit||The Maldives|
|Last place you went on vacation||Punta Cana, DR|
|Ranch or blue cheese?||Blue cheese|
|Favorite pizza topping||Pepperoni|
|Pets||I have a Pembroke Welsh Corgi named Gigi.|
|Favorite Checkers memory||Working the Race to the Taste 5K with other members of the sales team.|
|Previous jobs||Account Coordinator for Generation Z Marketing and Intern for the MiLB Buffalo Bisons (AAA).|