Alan is the Executive Director of the Orlando Sports Foundation and one of the 12 founding board members. He is a proud University of Central Florida alum and played on the football team in 1981 before spending 22 seasons as a member of the Knights coaching staff. Alan earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education and master’s degree in exercise physiology.
Director of Ticket Operations & Member Relations
An Orlando native and University of Central Florida alum, Matt joined the Orlando Sports Foundation staff in 2015 and oversees the day-to-day ticket sales and operations for the AutoNation Cure Bowl. Prior to joining the Orlando Sports Foundation staff, he worked for the UCF Athletics Association in various roles.
External Operations Coordinator
Ashley joined the Orlando Sports Foundation in July 2018. She manages all aspects of sponsorship from relations to fulfillment in addition to assisting in event operations and leading in all sales. Ashley has a dual B.S. in Event Management and Hospitality Management from UCF where she was heavily involved with dance as well as representing the UCF Rosen College as the first Miss Hospitality and as an Eta Sigma Delta honor society member. Her experience comes from a variety of entertainment, marketing and event companies including Universal Studios, Radio Disney, Visit Orlando, Darren Johnson Productions, Plan It Event Design & Management, Brinker International, Walt Disney World and most recently, Disney Cruise Line.
Internal Operations Coordinator
Priscilla joined the Orlando Sports Foundation team in December 2016. She manages the day-to-day office functions, volunteers, grant funding and serves as the business services liaison and event support. She first got involved in the industry by volunteering for the Human Performance Lab in the Sports and Exercise program at her alma mater, the University of Central Florida.
Nate took a full-time position with the Orlando Sports Foundation in July 2018 after helping launch the inaugural 2015 AutoNation Cure Bowl as a media relations manager. He oversees the day-to-day public relations and communications responsibilities as well as media operations for the AutoNation Cure Bowl. The UCF graduate earned an Information Technology degree in 2009 and later worked in the UCFAA Athletics Communications department. He served three years in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Media Relations office and earned his Masters in Business Administration in 2012. Nate also worked in the Campbell Athletics Media Services department and has assisted at the Bahamas Bowl and Battle 4 Atlantis Men’s Basketball Tournament as a statistics coordinator.
Events and Operations Assistant
Colton started at the Orlando Sports Foundation as an Events Intern and was hired on full-time in August 2017. Colton is responsible for all event operations including the AutoNation Cure Bowl and other annual foundation events. He received his degree in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Central Florida in 2017.
Controller/ Business Operations/HR
Kelly joined the team in May 2017 and is responsible for managing accounting and certain HR functions. She is a CPA and has her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Florida International University and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. Although she has experience working with some of the largest companies in Central Florida, including CNL and HD Supply as a Controller, she has found a new passion working for non-profits. Kelly lives with her husband, Jack, son, Jack III and daughter, Maddie.
Mubarak joined the Orlando Sports Foundation in September 2018 as a sales associate. He is currently a student at the University of Central Florida working towards a degree in legal studies and a minor in sports business management.