Aztec Alum & Sports Marketing Guru Joins SMBA ‘23

March 29, 2023

Pat Connors with SMBA Student
A stalwart of the San Diego sports marketing world, Pat Connors guided us through his web of stories which led him to where he is today. As the founder and CEO of Gravitate Sports Marketing, he has created and nurtured relationships throughout his years at San Diego State University, Mesa Distributing, Liquid Investments, Fenway Sports Group and ultimately, Gravitate. 

Pat Connors Lesson
Amongst his many clients are Red Bull, San Diego Gulls, University of San Diego, Frontwave Arena and more. Over the years, he has hosted a number of Sports MBA students as sports marketing interns, including Matt Hooper (SMBA ‘23) from the current cohort. 

Pat also shared his top 10 tips for us as Sports MBA students, which will prove to be invaluable as we move forward in our sports business careers. We’d like to thank Pat Connors for sharing his decades of experience and knowledge with the class!

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