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2024 Medal of Leadership Nominations are Open

 2024 Medal of Leadership Nominations are Open for the Marshall Award for Values in Sport and Jason Jenkins “Victory for Humanity” Award

Awards for Exceptional Leadership in Professional Sports Being Given in Honor of Late Miami Dolphins SVP of Communications and Community Affairs Jason Jenkins and Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall

February 12, 2024 | Austin, TX – Pro Sports Assembly (“PRO”), the association for professional sports business leaders, has opened nominations for the 2024 Medal of Leadership Awards which will be presented at The Assembly: Pro Sports Leadership Retreat in Austin, TX on June 5-7, 2024. 

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Pro Sports Assembly Names Oracio Galindo of Los Angeles Rams As 2024/2025 Board Chair and 10 New Leaders Join Board of Directors

Pro Sports Assembly Names Oracio Galindo of Los Angeles Rams As 2024/2025 Board Chair and 10 New Leaders Join Board of Directors

 January 29, 2024 | (AUSTIN, TX)  Pro Sports Assembly, the association for professional sports business leaders announced today that Oracio Galindo has been named the 2024/2025 Board Chair. Galindo has been on the leadership team at the Los Angeles Rams since 2016. He leads Employee Experience for the NFL club and has served as a founding member of the Pro Sports Assembly Governing Board since 2020. Galindo earned his bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and his Master of Human Resources from Claremont Graduate University. He is succeeding Ann Seeney, Chief People & Diversity Officer at the US Soccer Federation, who served as the inaugural Board Chair for Pro Sports Assembly. 

In addition to electing a Chair, Pro Sports Assembly elected Marina Carpenter, SVP and General Counsel of the Arizona Coyotes as Vice-Chair; Nicolas Somoano, Director of Finance for ASM Global at NRG Park as Treasurer; Evan Whitfield, Vice President of Supporter & Alumni Relations, Engagement at Chicago Fire FC as Secretary and announced 10 new Directors have joined the governing board (see roster below).  Their work is focused on identifying the challenges facing professional sports, convening thought leaders to explore these issues and producing learning & development, research and growth opportunities for inclusive leaders across the industry. 

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Pro Sports Assembly Celebrates Inaugural Class of Medal of Leadership Award Honorees

Pro Sports Assembly Celebrates Inaugural Class of Medal of Leadership Award Honorees

Four Recipients Were Honored at Ceremony for their Exceptional Leadership Contributions and Impact on the Industry

Austin, TX - June 22, 2023 – Pro Sports Assembly (PRO), the association for professional sports business leaders, celebrated its inaugural class of honorees for the PRO Medal of Leadership Awards during a ceremony last night at The Assembly: Pro Sports Leadership Retreat and Workshop. The four Medal of Leadership Award honorees were selected by members of PRO for elevating the standards of leadership in professional sports. The Medal of Leadership Awards celebration was presented by Oak View Group Arena Alliance and supported by the NFL and Shinola.


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National Women’s Soccer League Unites with Pro Sports Assembly

National Women's Soccer League Unites with Pro Sports Assembly

League Joins Association for Professional Sports Business Leaders to Support Inclusive Leadership Across the Industry

Austin, TX - May 31, 2023 – Pro Sports Assembly (PRO), the association for professional sports business leaders, is proud to announce the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has joined PRO as its latest member.

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Inaugural Marshall Award for Values in Sport and Jason Jenkins “Victory for Humanity” Awards

Inaugural Marshall Award for Values in Sport and Jason Jenkins “Victory for Humanity” Award to be Presented at the PRO Medal of Leadership Awards

Awards for Exceptional Leadership in Professional Sports Being Given in Honor of Late Miami Dolphins SVP of Communications and Community Affairs Jason Jenkins and Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall

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The Professional Body of Sports Leadership (PBSL) and Pro Sports Assembly form a strategic partnership


PBSL and Pro Sports Assembly form strategic partnership to create international opportunities in the sports industry

The new partnership will provide members with coaching, mentoring, training and support to aid career progression 


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Cleveland Cavaliers Become Founding Members of Pro Sports Assembly

The Cleveland Cavaliers have become Founding Members of Pro Sports Assembly (“The Assembly”), a first-of-its-kind, industry-wide, and mission-driven 501(c)(3) organization for people who work in professional sports.

Designed to keep leagues, teams, unions and venues both knowledgeable and accountable for delivering an equitable and profitable future in professional sports organizations – The Assembly is a member-led community that challenges its industry to advance truly inclusive leadership. It believes that by developing cultural and gender intelligence, as well as setting best practices of stewardship, mentorship and allyship, professional sports properties can drive innovation, bolster financial performance, capture new markets and increase brand loyalty. The Assembly is aggressive in its vision and stance to enhance the future of its industry through the #PowerofProSports and aims, by 2030, to achieve parity in opportunity, pay and leadership across the industry.

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Pro Sports Assembly Announces Key Milestone Reached Across Partnerships and Programming Since Its Fall 2020 Inception

Launched in September 2020, Pro Sports Assembly [PRO] is a first-of-its-kind, industry-wide, and mission-driven 501(c)(3) association for people working in professional sports. [PRO] was established to unite leaders across teams, leagues, unions and venues to advance the industry. From finance to innovation, operations and sales, to social responsibility, marketing, human resources and analytics, [PRO] aims to ensure there is a diverse and talented pipeline to lead its industry into the future.

Today, as part of its quarterly roundup of milestones and achievements, [PRO] announced that thirteen organizations have joined as founding members to help advance equity and achieve parity throughout the industry. The members include Atlanta Hawks/State Farm Arena, Austin FC, Cleveland Cavaliers/RocketMortgage Field House, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, Major League Baseball, Miami Dolphins, Olympia Sports and Entertainment, Pegula Sports and Entertainment, Spurs Sports and Entertainment, Texas Rangers, and World Wrestling Entertainment. Through their membership, each organization is not only providing leadership opportunities for their employees, but they are also creating the voice of the industry.   

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