Wed, Jan 23, 2019 — 1:11 am
Events and Activities
2018 KSSPE Distinguished Lecture Series to Feature Two Outstanding Graduates
Join faculty, students, alumni, and other interested guests as the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies, and Physical Education honors two meritorious alumni at their 4th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series, which will take place on Wednesday, April 4 from 7:30-9 pm in McQue Auditorium (LAB). This year’s speakers are Chrissy Williams (nee Scaffidi) and Brian Jacobs. Chrissy is a 2011 graduate with dual BS degrees in Sports Management and Communication Studies; she currently works for ESPN as Sales Communication Manager for the Midwest market. She has formerly served as one of three female announcers in all of baseball’s major and minor leagues, marketing assistant for the Green Bay Packers, and is a 2015 graduate of ESPN’s “Cornerstone of Leadership” program.
Brian has earned both his BS and MS degrees from Brockport. In addition to teaching Health for the past 30 years in the Rochester City School District, Brian has built a successful golf instruction business. He currently hosts a Golf Channel Academy at Ridgemont Country Club and is a frequent “Coach of the Week” on NBC’s popular show, the Morning Drive. He regularly contributes to Golf Channel’s digital magazine, PGA Magazine, and various golf podcasts on SIRIUS XM radio. He has previously taught for ESPN's Golf Schools (East Coast Division) and was formally trained by Tiger Woods' former swing coach, Hank Haney.