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The 2020 Chicago Sports Summit will take place on 9-29-20!

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Proceeds will benefit the Chicago Sports Summit Foundation, which supports Chicago youth organizations and furthers orthopedic research.

2019 panel topics include:

  • Youth to Pro Athletes: How New Technology is Helping
  • Inside Scoop From Sports Agents
  • The Future of Sports Betting
  • Should College Athletes Be Paid?

2019 MODERATORS & PANELISTS

Here are the experts that will be speaking and presenting at the 4th Annual Chicago Sports Summit.

Darren Rovell, Sports Analyst The Action Network

Darren Rovell

Sports Analyst, The Action Network

Jeff Kearney

Jeff Kearney

Global Sports Marketing, Gatorade

James Andrews, MD

James Andrews, MD

Founder, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

Alan Nero, Managing Director Baseball, Octagon

Alan Nero

Managing Director Baseball, Octagon

Jean Lenti Ponsetto

Jean Lenti Ponsetto

Director of Athletics, DePaul University

panelist Dr. Brian Cole

Brian Cole, MD

Chicago Sports Summit Program Chair, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Allen Sanderson, Professor of Sports Economics, University of Chicago

Allen Sanderson

Professor of Sports Economics, University of Chicago

Emmett Cleary, Former NFL Player

Emmett Cleary

Former NFL Player

Mark Bartelstein, Founder & CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment

Mark Bartelstein

Founder & CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment

Senator Napoleon B. Harris III

Senator Napoleon B. Harris III

Illinois Senate – 15th District

Nikhil Verma, MD, Head Team Physician, Chicago White Sox

Nikhil Verma, MD

Head Team Physician, Chicago White Sox

Lauren Magiera Sports Anchor, WGN-TV

Lauren Magiera

Sports Anchor, WGN-TV

Nick Mangold, Former NFL and Pro Bowl Player

Nick Mangold

Former NFL and Pro Bowl Player

Joe Flanagan Owner & CEO BTI Sports

Joe Flanagan

Owner & CEO, BTI Sports

President and Founder, USA Sports Gaming

Frank Ignatius

President and Founder, USA Sports Gaming

Jonathan Coyne, VP of Sales Operations, Glanbia Performance Nutrition

Jonathan Coyne

VP of Sales Operations, Glanbia Performance Nutrition

Joe Ostrowski , Show Host, WSCR-AM/670 The Score

Joe Ostrowski

Show Host, WSCR-AM/670 The Score

panelist-Ryan_Mertz

Ryan Mertz

DPT, Athletico

panelist-Ian-Epstein

Ian Epstein

Founder, PropSwap

Let’s talk about how your company can get involved.

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SPONSOR INQUIRY FORM

Or call Ann Pitcher, 630-234-4150.

2019 SUMMIT SPONSORS

Hosted By: Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Presented By: Athletico Physical Therapy

Partner:

Friend:

Integrated Ortho, LLC

Some of the Chicago Sports Summit Beneficiaries

The Chicago Sports Summit Foundation was very pleased to present Chicago Run, Girls in the Game and Big Green with proceeds from the 2019 event.

Past Chicago Sports Summit Presenters and Panelists

The Chicago Sports Summit Foundation has had some amazing presenters and participant over the years.

2016

Mark Bartelstein, Founder & CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment
Brooks Boyer, Vice President of Marketing, Chicago White Sox
Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big 10 Conference
Mike Ernst, Senior Vice President Ticket Sales, Service, Marketing & Club Operations, Chicago Fire
Beth Grabowski, Director of Marketing & Analytics, Chicago White Sox
Pete Hassen, Senior Executive Director of Marketing, Chicago Blackhawks
Mark Kaufman, President, Athletico Physical Therapy
Crane Kenney, President of Business Operations, Chicago Cubs
Atul Khosla, General Manager, Chicago Fire
Alison Miller, Vice President of Marketing, Chicago Cubs
Gordon Nuber, M.D., NorthShore Orthopaedic Institute; Team Physician, Chicago Bears
Ted Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Bears
Joel Quenneville, Head Coach, Chicago Blackhawks
Michael Reinsdorf, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Bulls
Scott Sonnenberg, Director of Corporate Sales, Chicago Bulls

2017

Tim Anderson, MLB Shortstop, Chicago White Sox
Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., RD, CSSD, LD, Sports Dietician, Abbott Nutrition
James Carter, Ph.D., Director, Gatorade Sports Science Institute
Jonathan Coyne, MBA, Senior Director, Customer Marketing, Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Father Scott Donahue, President & CEO, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
Kimberly M. Foxx, J.D., Cook County State’s Attorney
Horace Grant, Special Advisor to COO & President, Chicago Bulls
Wally Hayward, CEO, W Partners
Rami Jabaji, Senior Brand Director, Nike
Grant Koster, PT, ATC, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations, Athletico Physical Therapy
Jamal Mayers, Community Liaison, Chicago Blackhawks
Jarrett Payton, TV & Radio Broadcaster, Former NFL Running Back
David Schwab, Executive Vice President, Octagon Sports & Entertainment Agency

2018

Mike Adamle, Former NFL Player & Sports Anchor, NBC5 Chicago
Kristen Balboni, Studio Host, Stadium
Will Carroll, Director of Media Relations, Motus Global
Kendall Coyne, U.S. Olympic Hockey Player
Brian Cole, M.D., M.B.A., Managing Partner, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Matt Forte, Former NFL Player
Rick Hahn, Vice President & General Manager, Chicago White Sox
Shawn Hunter, Founder & Managing Partner, Chicago Dogs
Jack O’Callahan, U.S. Olympic Hockey Player
Julie O’Connell, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS, Athletico Physical Therapy
Michael Reinsdorf, President & COO, Chicago Bulls
Nelson Rodriguez, President & General Manager, Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Diane Simpson, U.S Olympic Gymnast
David Strickland, Chief Commercial Officer, Optimum Nutrition
Lindsay Tarpley, U.S. Olympic Soccer Player
Dara Torres, U.S. Olympic Swimmer

2019

James Andrews, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Andrews Sports Medicine Institute
Mark Bartelstein, Founder, Priority Sports & Entertainment
Emmett Cleary, Former NFL Player
Jonathan Coyne, VP of Sales Operations, Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Ian Epstein, Founder, PropSwap
Joe Flanagan, Sports Agent, BTI Sports
Napoleon Harris, Illinois State Senator
Frank Ignatius, Founder, BetChicago
Jeff Kearney, Global Head of Sports Marketing, Gatorade
Nick Mangold, Former NFL Player
Ryan Mertz, DPT, Athletico Physical Therapy
Alan Nero, Managing Director-Baseball Division, Octagon
Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Director of Athletics, DePaul University
Darren Rovell, Sports Business Reporter, The Action Network
Allen Sanderson, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Chicago
Nik Verma, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Chicago Sports Teams

Athletico Title Sponsor

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Net proceeds benefit Chicago Sports Summit Foundation