TEAM Coalition News

TEAM Board Member Profile – Lester Jones, Treasurer

“Beer Distributors have worked with TEAM for many years to help promote a safe and enjoyable fan experience in stadiums and event venues around the country. As we set the stage for the post-pandemic recovery, TEAM and all of its members have a unique opportunity to help influence and manage the important work of rebuilding...

Master Trainer Spotlight – Bill Squires

  BILL SQUIRES Consultant New York Football Giants In Bill Squires’ 34-year sports and entertainment facilities and event management career, he has managed old Yankee Stadium, Giants Stadium, ESPN Wide World of Sports and FirstEnergy Stadium. He is also a past president of the Stadium Managers Association, and has been teaching the Sports Facilities and…

BEST PRACTICES ON DISPLAY: Carolina Panthers Responsibility Program

The Carolina Panthers did not let the pandemic stop them from promoting responsible drinking with their fans for the 2020 NFL season. The Panthers added the Responsibility Has Its Rewards (RHIR) sweepstakes to their website and app, allowing fans to pledge to be responsible for every Panthers game - home or away. The effort was...
TEAM Train-the-Trainer Workshops

TEAM Train-the-Trainer Workshops

Thank you to all the participants from our recent Instructor Development Program (IDP) workshop February 2021! 4 trainers became certified and 3 trainers became recertified at these two workshops. Workshop participants represented Aramark, Legends Hospitality,  Chicago Bears Football Club, Oakland Athletics, and Lynn University. Click here to see the schedule of upcoming TEAM Instructor Development…

TEAM Board Member Profile – Russ Simons, Director-At-Large

“Whether you are a concessionaire, a merchandise manager, a parking lot manager, taking tickets, checking bags or front office personnel – it doesn’t matter. Your awareness of facility alcohol policies, the dangers that could result from drinking irresponsibly and how to respond works to keep all of us safe.” --- Russ Simons Managing Partner, Venue...

Master Trainer Spotlight – Sadaf Usmani

  SADAF USMANI Guest Services Manager MetLife Stadium Company Sadaf is the Guest Services Manager for MetLife Stadium Company in East Rutherford, NJ. Sadaf has been a TEAM Trainer since January of 2015 and has trained over 3,100 employees. Sadaf became a Master Trainer in January of 2017. SADAF’S MISSION MOMENT WITH TEAM COALITION The…

BEST PRACTICES ON DISPLAY: Help Save Lives This Super Bowl LV

Super Bowl LV is on Sunday, February 7, 2021. It is one of America’s favorite annual celebrations. Although the way we view sporting events has changed for now, we still want to make sure everyone is safe on Super Bowl Sunday. Whether you are hosting a virtual watch party, attending a socially distanced small gathering,...
TEAM Train-the-Trainer Workshops

TEAM Train-the-Trainer Workshops

Thank you to all the participants from our recent Instructor Development Program (IDP) workshop in January  2021! 5 trainers became certified and 3 trainers became recertified at these workshop. Workshop participants represented Aramark, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Football Team, and Embassy Theatre. Click here to see the schedule of upcoming TEAM Instructor Development Programs. To find…