As a 2008 graduate of Sport Management, Silverman has witnessed the growth of this academic program since being a member of the first graduating class. He has immense SU pride and is always eager to speak to students and provide networking opportunities.
Silverman began his career at the University of Pennsylvania after graduating in 2008. He quickly moved through the ranks and is now an associate athletic director at UPenn before leaving to take on his current role at Brown in the Summer 2021. He can guide students interested in collegiate athletic administration.
Silverman began his career at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. He quickly moved through the ranks to associate athletic director at UPenn before leaving to take on his current role at Brown in the Summer 2021. At UPenn, he worked for eight seasons with the football program as director of operations and assistant athletics director for operations before becoming the assistant athletics director for admissions and financial aid. During his time at Penn, Silverman served as the sport administrator for 13 different programs – including football, golf, squash and tennis – and held the position of athletics liaison for Penn’s dining and residential services. Additionally, he provided oversight to Penn’s 35 active club sports and membership racquet centers, and was responsible for managing external partnerships and overseeing more than 200 events annually, including athletic camps and clinics.
Silverman can guide students interested in collegiate athletic administration. He seeks to mobilize and engage young alumni and has offered to host SU students at his workplace and meet with prospective students interested in attending Syracuse University. In his own words: “Each of us from the 2008 class and beyond have a responsibility to build on the early successes of this program and take SPM to new heights for the future classes of students ahead. Now we are positioned to leverage a significant alumni community for the benefit of the current students.”
At SU, he served as a student assistant coach for the defensive line and completed an internship in football operations. Previously, he interned for the Philadelphia Eagles training camp and Comcast SportsNet. He earned a master from Penn in 2012 in organizational dynamics, earning additional certifications in organizational leadership and organizational development and change.