Director of Sports & Entertainment

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Brett Wallace has joined Direct Recruiters as Director of Sports & Entertainment. Working closely with Robert Cohn, Managing Partner at Direct Recruiters, Brett will provide customized employment solutions to clients in the sports and entertainment space, including college athletic departments, professional sports leagues, and other athletic franchises.

Brett Wallace is the sports industry recruiter at Direct Recruiters, Inc. DRI is an executive search firm that recruits employees for companies and schools in the USA sports industry. Brett Wallace recruits talented professionals that specialize in sports marketing, sports management, sports entertainment and event marketing. He also places college athletic directors, assistant athletic directors and coaches for universities in the U.S. For recruiting assistance or to be considered for a job with a professional sports team, sports marketing agency or a sports  or college athletics administrative position, contact Brett Wallace at 440-971-1198 or

Brett brings to Direct Recruiters 10 years of sports business experience. He formerly has worked in Premium Sales for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns. Most recently Brett was the Assistant Athletic Director of Sales and Marketing at Syracuse University. His extensive experience within sales, marketing, ticket sales, hospitality, community relations, college athletics and fundraising uniquely positions him to recruit high-performing sports business talent to fill client needs.

Originally from upstate New York, Brett earned his B.A. from SUNY Cortland in 2008 and his M.A. from Newcastle University in 2009.

Outside of work Brett enjoys spending time with friends, and family, as well as traveling. He is an avid supporter of Newcastle United of the English Premier League.