EDISON, N.J. –The MAAC announced the appointments of Adam Brooks (New Media), Joseph Cardone (Championships), and Michael Greengarten (Compliance) as the conference's administrative fellows for the 2014-15 academic year.
Brooks, a 2014 graduate of Rider University, earned his bachelor’s degree in communications, radio, & television. During the 2013-14 season, he worked for Bronc Vision under the Rider University Athletic Department. For Bronc Vision, Brooks streamed live athletic events to online users, created intro and in-game videos, and operated the TriCaster, video switchboard, and 3Play 425 during athletic events. Brooks has also worked for Major League Baseball (MLB) as a media logger and he also worked for the Rider University Television and Radio Studio as a radio broadcaster.
As new media fellow, Brooks will assist in the marketing, promotion, video creation, and development of the MAAC brand through the league’s broadcasting platform and social media outlets. He will create video content for weekly awards, highlights of sporting events, sport recaps, commercial spots, and promotional videos. Brooks will also serve as the primary media contact for selected MAAC sports during each season.
Cardone is a recent graduate of Western New England University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. As an undergrad, Cardone completed an internship in the spring and summer of 2013 at the North Athletic Conference in Whitingham, Vermont, where he recorded student-athletes and coaches statistics for winter and spring sports. The Yorktown, New York native also served as a new media volunteer during the 2013 and 2014 MAAC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.
As the championships fellow, Cardone will provide administrative support to the Championship and New Media staffs. He will attend MAAC championships, special events, meetings, and coordinate MAAC community outreach programs. Cardone will also serve as the main contact for selected sports and assists in implementing the conference office’s social media strategies.
Greengarten graduated from Rutgers University in 2014 with a degree in sports management. He has most recently served as a social media and recruiting intern for the Princeton University’s men’s basketball team where he established and maintained the team’s Facebook account, developed powerpoint presentations for recruit’s official visits, and created mailers for recruits and their families. During his time as an undergrad, Greengarten also served as an intern for IMG Sports Marketing, Bates College Athletic Department, the Rockland Boulders Minor League Baseball team, and various positions for Rutgers University’s Athletic Department which included: football student operations assistant, student branding and social media assistant, and ticket operations assistant.As compliance fellow, Greengarten will assist the Senior Associate Commissioner with the conference’s compliance program, oversee the National Letter of Intent program, collect and analyze NCAA squad lists, assist with the MAAC Student-Athlete Advisory Program, assist with the analysis of the EADA federal reporting forms and assist with the completion of the annual NCAA Special Assistance reporting form. He will also attend MAAC championships and assist with new media operations.