Each year the National Sports Forum features 80+ speakers from a variety of leagues, organizations, agencies and top spokespeople within the sports industry.
Below are the speakers for the 2017 National Sports Forum.
VP, General Manager
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Andy was named Vice President and General Manager of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on December 22, 2012, following 18 years with Palisades Baseball.
After leading the West Virginia Power, Class A Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, for three seasons and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Class A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians for six, Andy took on the role of Executive Vice President of Palisades Baseball. As EVP, Andy managed the West Virginia Power, Power Alley Grill Restaurant, West Virginia Power Catering, and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers of the New York-Penn League.
Andy joined Palisades Baseball in 1994 with the Erie SeaWolves for their Inaugural Season as the Director of Group Sales. He was promoted to Assistant General Manager mid-way through the 1995 season and assumed the General Manager position following the 1996 season. Milovich was the recipient of The Sporting News Minor League Executive of the Year following the franchise's third consecutive New York-Penn League attendance record during the 1997 season. The 2000 Mahoning Valley Scrappers recorded a second straight New York-Penn League attendance record by drawing over 203,000 fans in 38 dates and earned Milovich the New York-Penn League Executive of the Year Award. Prior to joining the SeaWolves, he served as the Director of Stadium Operations with the Madison Hatters, the St. Louis Cardinals former Class A Midwest League franchise.
The 2014 season is Andy's twenty-fourth in professional baseball. His first professional baseball experience came as an intern with the Midwest League's South Bend White Sox in 1990. After completing the Sport Management Graduate Program at the University of Georgia in the spring of 1993, Andy spent six months as the Marketing & Operations Coordinator for the Tucson Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League and helped out with the PCL’s Tucson Toros that summer.
Andy resides in Myrtle Beach with his wife Cher and daughters Addison Eileen and Dylan Stone. The South Bend, Indiana native graduated from Valparaiso University where he obtained a B.S. in both Business Administration and Sports Management. He was a four-year member the Men's Baseball Team.
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