TEAM Coalition News

Master Trainer Spotlight – Billy Langenstein

  BILLY LANGENSTEIN Director of Security Services and Investigation National Football League Billy is currently the Director of Security Services and Investigation at the National Football League specifically responsible for the West Region of the country. Working with an extremely talented team, he supports with oversight of the Fan Conduct program by analyzing gameday metrics,…

BEST PRACTICES ON DISPLAY: Lyft and GHSA Partner for Responsibility Over the Holidays

TEAM Coalition members and strategic partners are unified by a collective mission. This holiday season Lyft and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) exemplified this mission by working together for the third year to promote responsible alcohol consumption. The two organizations provided about $100,000 in grants and Lyft ride credits to State Highway Safety Offices...

TEAM Board Member Profile – Rishi Nigam, Director at Large

“TEAM provides a cross-functional platform for training and managing responsible alcohol service at live events.  This collaborative approach creates a more integrated process for a safer, superior, and streamlined fan experience.” --- Rishi Nigam Owner, Bulldog Hospitality Serving on TEAM Coalition's Board of Directors Rishi chose to serve on TEAM Coalition's Board of Directors in...

Master Trainer Spotlight – Julie Taylor

  JULIE TAYLOR Senior Director of Guest Services Chicago White Sox Julie Taylor is the Senior Director of Guest Services and Diamond Suites for the Chicago White Sox. Julie has played an active role in the development of the training curriculum, and has been a TEAM Master Trainer since November of 1998. Julie has trained…

BEST PRACTICES ON DISPLAY: Aramark and TEAM Online Training

As a founding member of TEAM Coalition, Aramark has embraced the mission of the organization by certifying more than 310,000 employees in TEAM’s effective alcohol management training program. Aramark also manages the Responsible Fan programs in the facilities where it operates. In addition, Aramark honors thousands of complimentary soft drink coupons each year as part...

TEAM Proudly Welcomes Newest Member: Heineken USA

HEINEKEN USA announced today that it has joined Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition, an alliance that promotes responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities. TEAM Coalition provides employee training in effective alcohol management to more than 50,000 employees of stadiums, arenas and performing arts centers each year. TEAM also...

TEAM Board Member Profile – John Huff, Vice-Chair

“TEAM Coalition is the leader in the sports, concert and motorsports event industry providing safe and responsible alcohol training for concessions and operations staff.   What sets TEAM apart from other training programs is TEAM uses the revenue from training to promote responsibility messages to fans prior to, during and after each event. ” --- John...

Master Trainer Spotlight – Aaron Schmitt

AARON SCHMITT Managing Director at Mercedes-Benz Stadium S.A.F.E. Management Aaron is the Managing Director for S.A.F.E. Managemne4t at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Aaron has certified over 8,000 event staff and continually promotes responsible alcohol management practices during events. Aaron has been certified as a TEAM Trainer since 2006 and became a TEAM Master Trainer...

BEST PRACTICES ON DISPLAY -You in the Driver Seat App

YOU IN THE DRIVER SEAT MOBILE APP TEAM Coalition has been a partner in the annual U in the Driver Seat Symposium for 5 years. We have run a Responsibility Has Its Rewards (RHIR) sweepstakes for the attendees. And now TEAM is thrilled for the Youth Transportation Safety Program to use the RHIR campaign for...