Michelle Young

Michelle Young is the Director of Operations for the Wharton Sports Business Initiative. Michelle began her career in sports business in 2002 for the Philadelphia Eagles, promoting premium suite and club seat licenses at the newly-constructed Lincoln Financial Field.

She then joined the athletic apparel manufacturer, AND 1, where her management of various aspects of the company’s famed Mix Tape Tour helped expand the Tour’s value as a global sales tool for the brand across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

After her time at AND 1, Michelle immersed herself in the collegiate side of sports, occupying positions of increasing responsibility over a seven year span at Temple University. She first joined the Temple Athletics Department, where she engaged in a broad range of fundraising activities for the men’s basketball and football programs and served as stewardship manager for the Owl Club.

Michelle earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Management from Temple University in 2011 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from the University of Florida in 2002. She is a Pennsylvania native and currently resides in Philadelphia.

Past Appearances

The Wharton Sports Business Show: August 14, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Lindsay Jones (National NFL Columnist , USA Today), Adam Stern (Motorsports Reporter, SportsBusiness Journal), and Jack Groetzinger (CEO and Founder, SeatGeek) on the Tuesday, August 14, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: August 7, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Brad Nierenberg (CEO, RedPeg Marketing) and Jon Miller (President of Programming, NBC Sports & NBCSN) on the Tuesday, August 7, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: July 24, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Tony Ponturo (EVP Strategy, Turnkey Intelligence) and Austin Karp (Assistant Managing Editor, SportsBusiness Daily) on the Tuesday, July 24, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: July 10, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Derrick Perkins (Senior Vice President Market Executive for the Greater Washington DC, Bank of America) and Mike Mulvihill (Executive Vice President of Research, League Operations and Strategy, FOX Sports) on the Tuesday, July 10, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: June 19, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Ken Bensinger (Reporter; Author of “Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal”, BuzzFeed News) and Miheer Walavalkar (Co-Founder, Chief Business Officer, LiveLike) on the Tuesday, June 19, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Wharton Sports Business Show: May 22, 2018

Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are joined by Bill King (Staff Writer , Sports Business Journal) and Michael Capiraso (New York Road Runners, President, CEO) on the Tuesday, May 22, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Hosts George Perry and Michelle Young are featured on the Tuesday, August 21, 2018 edition of The Wharton Sports Business Show.

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