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Who We Are

Van Wagner College is a leading, strategic multimedia rights holder and campus marketing partner. Utilizing a solutions-based, holistic sales strategy, we deliver critical resources to our university and conference partners across the U.S.

What We Do

We take a comprehensive approach, designing multi-media and sponsorship programs that deliver unparalleled revenue growth and exposure for our athletic and campus partners.

Our experienced team offers a range of capabilities unequaled in the industry:

  • Multi-media and sponsorship sales
  • Innovative Programs & Activations
  • Campus-wide Partnerships
  • Naming Rights
  • Events & Experiential
  • Insights & Analytics

The Power of Sports Marketing

We are the fastest, organically grown, collegiate multi-media rights company in the industry, representing more than 40 colleges, universities, and conferences.

Our dynamic solution delivers revenue and exposure to maximize the value of multimedia rights, enable capital projects, and increase fan engagement on campuses.

When it comes to increasing revenue, our team’s track record is unbeaten. Our partnership model and deep industry expertise maximizes results and benefits for our institutional partners.

Why We’re Different

We’re bold, experienced, and agile. Every university and athletic department is different. We deliver revenue and exposure while prioritizing an institution’s mission and goals.

We work as one team, combining the advantages and control of managing your rights in-house with the unprecedented benefits and resources that come from working with a national sales and marketing organization.

Our Network

No company in the industry has a more comprehensive national sales strategy, across platforms, teams, and leagues.

Boston, Ma

America East Conference

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Tempe, AZ

Arizona State National Sales

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Henderson, NV

Big West Conference

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Charlotte, NC

Big South Conference

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Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College

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Baltimore, MD

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)

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Chicago, IL

Chicago Football Classic

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Conway, SC

Coastal Carolina University

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Washington, DC

Coastal Athletic Association (CAA)

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Johnson City, TN

East Tennessee State University

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Fairfield, CT

Fairfield University

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Miami, FL

Florida International University

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Greenville , SC

Furman University

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Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University

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Boston, MA

Hockey East Association

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Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville University

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Montego Bay, JM

Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic

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Kennesaw, GA

Kennesaw State University

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Kent, OH

Kent State

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Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University

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Baltimore, MD

Loyola University Maryland

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Atlantic City, NJ

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)

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Oxford, OH

Miami University

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Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)

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Charlotte, NC

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

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DeKalb, IL

Northern Illinois University (NIU)

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Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University

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Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University

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Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph’s University (SJU)

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Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

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Loudonville, NY

Siena College

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Tampa, FL

South Florida National Sales

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Cedar City, UT

Southern Utah University

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Frisco, TX

Southland Conference

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Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University

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New Orleans, LA

Sun Belt Conference

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Philadelphia, PA

Temple University

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Towson, MD

Towson University

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East Rutherford, NJ

Toyota HBCUNY Classic

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Chicago, IL

University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)

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Orono, ME

University of Maine

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Portland, OR

University of Portland

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El Paso, TX

University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

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Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University

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Las Vegas, NV

West Coast Conference (WCC)

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Las Vegas, NV

Western Athletic Conference (WAC)

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Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University (WMU)

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Williamsburg, VA

The College of William & Mary

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Testimonials

“Van Wagner has provided exceptional service to the WCC. They have taken the time to understand who we are as a league and have brought opportunities that align with our mission and values. Van Wagner secured the first multi-year sponsor for our basketball tournament and continues to exceed expectations.”

Gloria Nevarez
Former Commissioner

The West Coast Conference (WCC)

"As the Sun Belt was about to embark on a transformative period as a conference, we wanted a partner that would embrace our history but also position us strongly for future growth. Van Wagner has been a tremendous fit for the Sun Belt Conference, as it has significantly expanded our brand to the regional and national corporate community and generated new revenue streams that allow us to continue to invest in providing the best experience possible for our student-athletes."

Keith Gill
Commissioner

Sun Belt Conference (SBC)

“We have been very happy with the excellent work and expertise of our Van Wagner team. Van Wagner’s industry knowledge and professionalism has created a confidence and collaborative environment with positive results. Everyone has experienced challenges these past few years but I am grateful that we had a MMR partner who believes in win-win relationships.”

Jim Senter
Vice President and Director of Athletics

University of Texas El Paso (UTEP)

"Liberty Athletics is the fastest rising program in the nation and our partnership with Van Wagner has been instrumental in fueling our ascent. The team has significantly expanded our multi-media rights portfolio while adding value for our corporate partners, campus community, and Flames Nation.”

Ian McCaw
Director of Athletics

Liberty University

Our Work

Meet the Team

Our leadership is rooted in college sports and multi-media rights, and we have a unique understanding of both campus and corporate priorities.

Mike Palisi

President
Van Wagner College

Mark Donley

Chief Revenue Officer
Van Wagner College

Mark Devine

Executive Vice President

Jason Capel

Senior Vice President

Julius Grant III

Senior Vice President

Diana LePore

Vice President of Marketing and Operations

Ben Burke

Vice President

Mark Massari

Vice President of Conferences

Steven M. Brown

Vice President

Ellen Harrington

Assistant Vice President of Conferences

Todd Greineder

Assistant Vice President

Trey Gilreath

Assistant Vice President

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