Matthew Manasse

Matthew Manasse

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I am a senior at Purdue University expecting to graduate in May with a B.A. in Political Science.  As a four year member of the tennis team and founding father of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, I am looking to put my strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills towards a successful career in the sports marketing/management field.  

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Marketing Intern


·Ghost writer for Nick Bollettieri and during Wimbledon 2010

·Wrote 8 articles for that were headlined and sent to 50,000 subscribers daily

·Created a marketing analysis report for IMG Randall’s Island Project that featured extensive research in                  four major competing markets: Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City

·Conducted interviews with ATP and WTA Stars such as Kei Nishikori, Heather Watson, and Ricardas                      Berankis

·In charge of full Under Armour clothing distribution to all staff and handled the daily blog online for tennis                and baseball

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Tennis Specialist

Camp Walt Whitman

·Provided 400 campers with the proper fundamentals of the game: technique, strategy, fitness

·Demonstrated punctuality keeping an hourly lesson schedule 10 hours a day

·Worked in a team environment with 8 other coaches to provide the campers with proper lesson plans

·Created practice plans that would keep young campers engaged and focused throughout the hour

·Organized cleaning schedules and implemented a safety policy for the 12-year-olds in my bunk 

Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

Floor Sales Model

Abercrombie and Fitch

·Built interpersonal communication skills by working in a team environment with other employees

·Served as a brand representative promoting the styles, images, and goals of Abercrombie

·Assisted customers in finding clothes, fitting room duties, and working the cash register

·Demonstrated a positive, energetic attitude to maintain an atmosphere conducive to sales


Aug 2008 - May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Purdue University

Senior Team Captain, Varsity Men’s Tennis, Purdue University

·Selected by my Head Coach and 7 teammates to lead the tennis team in a positive manner on and off the              court

·Utilized my organization and communication skills to create an environment conducive to national                            prominence

·Maintained a high level of team camaraderie in order to reach our common goals

·Demonstrated a high level of character by making the right decisions rather than the popular ones

Founding Father Alpha Alpha Colony, Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Purdue UniversityOctober 2008-present

·Founded the newest fraternity on Purdue’s campus in October 2008

·Personally recruited and built the structure for the fraternity which now sits at 50 members

·Maintained a budget and balance sheet in order to succeed in day to day operations

·Held leadership positions such as Recruitment Chair, Hillel Representative, and Social Chair

·Organized, as well as participated in many philanthropy events to help charities and the surrounding                community:

      Get on the Ball, ZTA’s Big Man on Campus for the Susan B. Komen Foundation, Children’s Miracle Network

Aug 2007 - May 2008

Bachelor of Arts

University of Southern California

Team Leader, Student Athlete Academic Council, University of Southern CaliforniaSeptember 2007-May 2008

·Selected as a freshman to represent my team as a leader in SAAC meetings

·Served as a liaison between the tennis team and the academic council to improve academic performance

·Selected as one of four students in the athletic department to represent USC at the SAAC Pac-10                            Conference

·Participated in various discussions in the SAAC Pac-10 Conference in order to lay a better foundation for                 future student athletes to succeed

Aug 2002 - May 2006

Boca Raton Preparatory School