Staff & Partners

John Zisa jzisa
Senior Vice President
johnzisa@cuttingedgesportsmanagement.org
(201) 446-5154
John joins the group after spending seven years working for the NBA. During the 2011-2012 season, John oversaw 10-12 loggers on a nightly basis and compiled a Nightly Operations Report for multiple league officials. Prior to his time with the NBA offices, John spent six years with the New Jersey Nets in various positions including as the Special Assistant to the Head Coach. In 2006-2007, John was promoted to Nets Basketball Operations Assistant. John was responsible for planning the Nets’ domestic and international travel which included trips to Russia, China and London. In addition, John handled all the travel logistics for college athletes at team sponsored draft workouts. Newly acquired players often times met John first when becoming oriented with the Nets and he made for a smooth and seamless transition to the team. Finally, John spent a lot of his time with the Nets executing statistical analysis and game prep material for the Coaching staff and Management team. John recently completed his Masters in Sports Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He also double majored in Sports Management and Psychology during his under-graduate studies at Rutgers University. He received his BA in Psychology with Honors from Rutgers in 2006.

John Kelly
Director of Broadcasting and Lead Announcer
John Kelly is a Saint Peter’s Prep Alumnus Class of 2004. He graduated Fordham University in May 2009 with a Bachlors Degree in Communications. Kelly worked at WFUV Sports 90.7 FM during his time at Rose Hill. For 4 years Kelly has been the Director of Broadcasting at Marauder Radio Network. Since September 2009 he has handled all Play by Play Broadcasts, Production, and Advertising sales for the Network. Students and he have broadcasted Saint Peter’s games at Giants Stadium, Prudential Center, and at Rutgers. He looks forward to doing it again in 2011-2012. Kelly has done television for MSG VARSITY from September of 2011 to September of 2012. He provided television coverage of Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, and Hockey. Kelly also has done local television in Bloomfield for WBTV on girls’ basketball broadcasts. He is also currently a Junior Account Executive for Frenkel and Company an insurance brokerage in Jersey City, New Jersey. At WFUV Kelly served as an engineer on One on One Broadcasts, beat reporter for the Giants, Islanders, Devils, and Knicks, covered the 2009 Barclays for the PGA Tour and the 2009 NIT, Tampa Bay Devil Rays Spring Training, and provided Color on Fordham Football and Soccer Broadcasts.


cstullerChuck Stuller

charlesstuller@cuttingedgesportsmanagement.org
Chuck currently lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. His passion for scouting and player analysis began as a hobby when he was twelve years old back in Delaware. He attended Brandywine High School in Wilmington, DE where he played Offensive Line and Tight End before graduating in 1999. From 2007-2014 he owned and operated a successful music production, booking, artist management and event management company called Bulldog Promotions & Booking. However, when he relocated to DFW he decided to return his attention to football. When not analyzing college and football players, he works as a Compliance Analyst in Irving, Texas. Chuck joined the Dream Bowl team in 2014 as an intern and now holds the position of Director of Player Development.
Professional Experience:
2015 Season-Texas Revolution (PIFL)-Served as an Offensive Line Coaching Assistant and Personnel Intern, team reached League championship
2015 Season-Billings Wolves (IFL)- Served as Personnel, Operations & Public Relations Intern

jliebJoe Liebeskind
Following his 2008 graduation from Pennsylvania State University, Joe accepted a position with SportStars New York Management Firm in their Marketing, Media, and Endorsements department.  He worked with 5 NFL and NBA agents to secure endorsements for the athletes they represented.  Since 2010, he has worked for the NBA in a variety of departments including Video Editing and now is a Senior Coordinator in the Referee Operations Department working with management to improve Referee Development and Performance.  Joe has worked at the Dream Bowl for 3 years.

keshiaKeshia Carter
Keshia joins our staff as Communications/Community Relations Director.   She recently graduated with her Masters of Science in Sport Management from Brooklyn College. She is a passionate young lady who brings hard work and dedication to the team. In her free time she is a coach of middle school girl’s athletic teams.  She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration while playing varsity soccer and softball at College at Old Westbury.

 

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Jason Tyrant, Tyrant Scouting
Jason joined The Dream Bowl Team for the 2016-2017 season, as a Personnel Consultant. He works underneath our Scouting Director, and helps to put together a talented roster. He spent time at Edinboro University, and spent six years in the Army including a tour to Afghanistan.
https://tyrantscouting.com

 
JoePeteyaJoseph Peteya
Communications Intern
jpeteya@cuttingedgesportsmanagement.org
Joseph is currently enrolled at Caldwell University where he is working toward a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management. Along with that, he is also looking to minor in Psychology. With a GPA of almost 3.7, Joseph has made the Dean’s List in every semester of his college career so far. Joseph takes pride in being the secretary of the Sport Management Club as well as being on the baseball team at Caldwell University as an infielder. With experience in both retail and in amusements, Joseph’s people skills are a great addition to our team.

AndrewJusinoAndrew Jusino
Scouting and Player Development Intern
Andrew is a student at Caldwell University working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management. Andrew watches and analyzes players in multiple sports such as basketball, baseball, football, hockey, and boxing. Andrew also has interest in media, sport article writing, and fitness.

 

 

Daniel Greene
Dream Bowl Intern
Daniel Greene graduated from the Boston University Questrom School of Business in 2015. He has experience with corporate event management and sports event management for five years across three continents. As the newest member of the CESM team he is passionate about the Dream Bowl and the unique opportunity it provides for players and scouts. He looks forward to working with CESM to make the fifth Dream Bowl the best one yet. 

Brandon SmithBrandon Smith
Brandon is from Richmond, VA and graduated from Old Dominion University with his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and a minor in Marketing. 

 

 

 
 

AUTRELLE JONESAutrelle Jones, Intern
Autrelle is from Prince George, VA however she currently resides in Norfolk, VA where she attends school. She is a rising junior at Old Dominion University, working towards a degree in Sport Management with a minor in Marketing. Autrelle has experience in retail and event management and she also has an interest in media and marketing. Autrelle is very passionate about learning and is always looking to take advantage of new opportunities whenever possible.

 

 

Corey LewisCorey Lewis, Intern
Corey Lewis is currently working on achieving a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in Sports Management. He is also minoring in Marketing as well while attending Old Dominion University. Corey is very Interested in sports and is enthusiastic about participating and helping with any kind of sporting event.

 

 

 

SierraSierra Gurley, Intern
Sierra is a senior at Old Dominion University, where she majors in Sports Management and minors in Therapeutic Recreation. She is the president of the Sports Management club and serves on various community service boards on the campus of Old Dominion. She enjoys the recent experience she received from working in a fast pace environment with Old Dominions Athletic Department. She is also excited to gain more experience as a 2017 Dream Bowl Internship. 

 

 

 

 

Tucker DavidsonTucker Davidson, Intern
Tucker is a 2016 honor graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Business Management. He is currently a first year Sports Management Master’s student at Old Dominion University.  During his time at Virginia Tech, Tucker was a member of the Sports Management club. He gained marketing experience as an undergraduate while promoting the sports application Sportsmanias. Tucker experienced the media side of collegiate sports while covering Hokie wrestling for 24/7Sports during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. As a Virginia Beach native, Tucker is excited to help with a competitive sporting event in his hometown.