Summary of Internship at ULM (University of Louisiana-Monroe) By Perry Boler III Athletic Department
Internship at University of Louisiana-Monroe Upon completion of my graduate studies, I had to fulfill my coursework by int...
Classroom Connection <ul><li>Classroom connection  is the involvement of University of Louisiana-Monroe and the elementary...
ULM  vs. Tulsa  (ESPN 2) Aug 30, 07 <ul><li>During our home opener vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane, my responsibilities include...
ULM Athletics( Video Department) <ul><li>I was introduced to game day production, editing game film for visiting teams, an...
ULM Athletics (Athletic Equipment) <ul><li>Kelly Sharitt (Director of Athletic Equipment) </li></ul><ul><li>Help prepare f...
ULM Athletics (Athletic Training) <ul><li>Phillip Shaw, M.Ed.,ATC (Head Athletic Trainer) </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted Mr. S...
University of Louisiana-Monroe Compliance Department <ul><li>Lauri  A. Mondschein- Asst. Athletic Director/SWA </li></ul><...
(Compliance) Cont’d <ul><li>Utilized software such as NCAA- Initial eligibility Clearinghouse and CAI (Compliance Assistan...
University of Louisiana-Monroe Athletic Ticket department <ul><li>Sharon Traxler- Director of  Tickets and Events </li></u...
University of Louisiana- Monroe Media Relations <ul><li>Adam Prendergast- Director Of Media Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Je...
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Internship At University Of Louisiana Monroe

  1. 1. Summary of Internship at ULM (University of Louisiana-Monroe) By Perry Boler III Athletic Department
  2. 2. Internship at University of Louisiana-Monroe Upon completion of my graduate studies, I had to fulfill my coursework by interning or completing a practicum before graduation at Grambling State University. Since my degree will be M.Ed with the concentration of Sport Administration, I felt interning under the athletic department and learning the intricacies of game day preparation and marketing of the athletic department would help me gain the knowledge of becoming an athletic director for a university or front office of the NBA or NFL.
  3. 3. Classroom Connection <ul><li>Classroom connection is the involvement of University of Louisiana-Monroe and the elementary schools of our area to instill values and positive traits in our young children. The children look up to our collegiate athletes as role models, and we use that as a tool to inspire the children to do well in school and overall, become responsible young men and women. Carina Craighead as well as myself will spearhead the program with the involvement of our student-athletes mentoring the young children. </li></ul>Classroom Connection
  4. 4. ULM vs. Tulsa (ESPN 2) Aug 30, 07 <ul><li>During our home opener vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane, my responsibilities included getting signage to the appropriate parties to display on our field. Running errands for our department to insure all marketing aspects were fulfilled. Update and handout media passes to our guests and sponsors. Assist in sponsorship activities for our guests such as Ace’s birthday party as our new mascot for the first year, shrimp boils, and tailgating activities for our fans. Our department as a whole was to insure every marketing aspect of the game was fulfilled. </li></ul>
  5. 5. ULM Athletics( Video Department) <ul><li>I was introduced to game day production, editing game film for visiting teams, and helping to produce highlight films for various professional football teams inquiring about prospective professional players. </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Braunschidel (Director of Video and Editing) </li></ul>
  6. 6. ULM Athletics (Athletic Equipment) <ul><li>Kelly Sharitt (Director of Athletic Equipment) </li></ul><ul><li>Help prepare football players for their daily workouts by issuing equipment needed for practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Witness billing and procurement of supplies needed for coaches and players. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist coaches in helping the players with certain football drills to improve performance. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ULM Athletics (Athletic Training) <ul><li>Phillip Shaw, M.Ed.,ATC (Head Athletic Trainer) </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted Mr. Shaw and staff in various regimens for athletes needing assistance in the healing of strains, broken bones, cramps, and other regimens for increasing production in their perspective sport of choice. </li></ul><ul><li>Witness the billing system for athletes who have been hurt and sent to the hospital for treatment. Athletes are insured by the university, so therefore, billing is made to the university by the hospital. </li></ul>
  8. 8. University of Louisiana-Monroe Compliance Department <ul><li>Lauri A. Mondschein- Asst. Athletic Director/SWA </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Kathy Parker- Academic Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Brooke Richardson- Director of Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria Stevenson- Athletic Academic Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>In this department, I utilized various tools to determine the eligibility of athletes at ULM, incoming freshman, and transfer students. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilized the NCAA handbook, as well as the university handbook, to make sure all of our athletes were eligible to participate in athletics at the university. </li></ul>
  9. 9. (Compliance) Cont’d <ul><li>Utilized software such as NCAA- Initial eligibility Clearinghouse and CAI (Compliance Assistant Internet) to determine if the student-athlete is eligible to participate in athletics at the university. </li></ul><ul><li>Participated in conference calls within the conference (Sun Belt) for general information about the particular university in the conference or the conference as a whole. </li></ul><ul><li>Become involved in the academics of the athletes by setting up times for study hall, tutoring sessions, and on the road tutor sessions for the athletes. </li></ul>
  10. 10. University of Louisiana-Monroe Athletic Ticket department <ul><li>Sharon Traxler- Director of Tickets and Events </li></ul><ul><li>In this department, I learned to reconcile signatures and tickets in the will call department so that it will balance for future audits. Helped fans purchase tickets for upcoming football games and direct the fan to specific seating based on availibility of sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Used POS (point of sale terminial) to confirm the approval of credit transactions. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver bulk vouchers to certain groups in the community such as elementary schools, mayor’s office, and other public facilities who supported ULM athletics. </li></ul>
  11. 11. University of Louisiana- Monroe Media Relations <ul><li>Adam Prendergast- Director Of Media Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff Hendrix- Asst Director of Media Relations </li></ul><ul><li>In this department, I assisted the director and asst director in setting up media utensils such as computers, audio equipment, and PA equipment for game time activities and interviews with coaches. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilized statistics and related sports information to create media guides and important information for our athletes as well the public. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared bulk mailings of media booklets for participating universities within our conference. </li></ul>

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