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Spring 2014 Student Spotlight

Matan Cohen

Standing: Senior
Expected Graduation: Spring 2014 
Cumulative GPA: 3.66
Minor: Business Administration


  • Maree McKay Esther Smiley Academic Alumni Scholarship- Spring 2013
  • Sport Management Academic Scholarship- Spring 2013
  • Individual Rising Star of the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership- Fall 2012, Spring 2013
  • Dean's List- Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013

Work Experience:

  • Atlanta Hawks- Membership Sales and New Business Development
  • Special Olympics of Western Pennsylvania- Co-Director
  • Rochester Rattlers and Rhinos- Stadium Operations and Game Day Productions
  • Buffalo Bills Training Camp- Operations and Event Services
  • University at Buffalo- Athletics Department: Campus Awareness and Event Services


SRU Experience

  • Slippery Rock University Program Board- President of Concerts and Comedians
  • Slippery Rock University Program Board- President of Speakers
  • Sport Management Alliance- Professional Development Chairmen
  • Sport Management Student Mentor- Five Mentees
  • Landmark Event Staffing Service- Heinz Field Security
  • Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity- Vice President
  • Slippery Rock University Men's Club Lacrosse
  • Slippery Rock University Student Government Association- Commuter Senator








Sport Management Seniors Kris Nolt, Kyle Heiden, Mike Perhosky, and Dave Riederer participated and won the first annual SEVT case study project.  A brief overview of their win can be viewed HERE.


Department of Sport Management
101 Eisenberg Building 
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Phone: 724.738.2117 (or 2060)
Fax: 724.738.4858

Past Spotlights

Fall 2013

Adam Obringer


Spring 2013

Amanda Mikatavage

Fall 2012

Kris Nolt

Spring 2012

Kate Rychak

Kate Rychak

Fall 2011

Shane Tay

Shane Tay

Spring 2011

Stephen Tucci