David Gordon Collier OBE (born 22 April 1955) is an English sports administrator and businessman.
Ken Pries currently serves as the Vice President of Broadcasting and Communications for the Oakland Athletics, a position he has held since March, 2000. His time with the A’s stretches back to 1991, when he worked as the team’s executive producer of their radio broadcasts. His responsibilities, according to the 2006 A’s Media Guide, is “negotiating all of the teams’ broadcast agreements which include the A’s Radio Network, cable partner FSN Bay Area, and over the air rightsholder KICU Action 36 Cable 6.”
Ephraim Williams (1877 – 1954) was a Welsh international footballer. He was part of the Wales national football team between 1901 and 1902, playing 5 matches. He played his first match on 2 March 1901 against Scotland and his last match on 3 March 1902 against England. At club level, he played for Druids.
Eddie Lawrence ((1907-08-24)24 August 1907 – ) was a Welsh international footballer. He was part of the Wales national football team between 1930 and 1931, playing 2 matches. He played his first match on 1 February 1930 against Ireland and his last match on 31 October 1931 against Scotland.
John Mahnen was the president of the Amsterdam Crusaders American Football Club.
John has over twenty years experience in the field of sports operations and marketing. After earning his MBA from Nijenrode in 1990, he worked for the official European merchandiser of Major League Baseball and the National Football League as well many European football clubs.
He was a member of an interest group that successfully lobbied the National Football League to locate a team in Amsterdam for the World League of American Football. In 1994, he was hired by the National Football League for the Amsterdam organisation as Manager of Football Operations. He was responsible for setting up the organization of a professional football team in Amsterdam. He also worked on sales, promotion, public relations and football development activities. He had the good fortune to work with a mentor for many years who himself had been a General Manager of several professional teams in the US: Dick Vertlieb. John left the Admirals after the first season to work in the field of telecommunications but continued to assist the organisation in sponsoring, ticket sales and grassroots development. He also assisted in the production of the Dutch broadcasts of NFL football.
While working in the field of telecommunications, John continued to volunteer his time in the sport of American Football. As Team Manager and subsequently President of the AFC Amsterdam Crusaders he has planned, organised and executed well over 100 football games.
In 2007, John joined a group of professionals in the consulting group HEG. He is currently active in a number of sports activities including cycling, corporate sporting events and sustainable stadium design. In June 2009 he organised a Sumo exhibition for the Japanese Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands and in March 2010, he helped to produce the conference “The Future of Sports” for the Club of Amsterdam.
He is also an active game official, a member of the EFAF Rules and Regulations committee, and an Ehrenmitglied of the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes e.V. (First head coach in 1989)
Born in 1964 in Toledo, Ohio, John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Kent State University where he was a student trainer and a member of the Lacrosse team. He received his MBA from Nijenrode University in 1990.
Campbell McLaren is a television producer and TV executive. He is the co-creator of the UFC. ESPN claimed he is the 10th most influential person in UFC history and that “his influence on the promotion cannot be overstated.” McLaren was responsible for marketing the first UFC shows and subsequently became responsible for the entire operation.
Jim Speros (born February 17, 1959) is an American businessman and former American football player and coach from Great Falls, Virginia, (Fairfax County), best known for his ownership of teams in the southern American expansion phase of the Canadian Football League and United Football League.
Jerry Panek (born Poland) is a retired Polish-American soccer midfielder who earned three caps with the U.S. national team in 1973. He currently coaches youth soccer in Wisconsin.
Jeffrey Scott Wilpon is the COO of the New York Mets baseball team and the executive vice-president of Sterling Equities. Jeff is the son of New York Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon.
Jeff and other Wilpon family members invested with Bernard Madoff’s ponzi scheme that collapsed in 2008. Unlike many who lost their investments, it was revealed in the Madoff firm’s court case, Securities Investor Protection Corp. vs. Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (USBC SDNY No. 08-01789), that the family partnership run by Wilpon made $48 million in their dealings with the firm. He also is a member of the board of directors for the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington DC.
Jean Mary Hawes (16 January 1932 – 16 October 2008) received an MBE in 2007 for her services to hockey from The Queen at Buckingham Place.
Jeff Luhnow is the current general manager of the Houston Astros, serving in the role since December 2011. He worked for the St. Louis Cardinals in their scouting department from 2003 through 2011. Prior to working in baseball, Luhnow was a business entrepreneur.
Jay Jacobs is the current director of athletics for the Auburn Tigers athletic department. He was named Auburn’s 14th Director of Athletics on December 22, 2004, after working in almost every area of the Auburn athletic department for the previous 20 years.
James John Wedderburn Scott (born 26 December 1927) was a Scottish footballer who played for Dumbarton, Alloa Athletic and Workington.