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Adapting to Change: The Evolution of Economics in College Athletics

National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics

Online Webinar

Blank Rome associate Christopher Cody Wilcoxson will serve as a panelist for the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics’ Adapting to Change: The Evolution of Economics in College Athletics webinar, taking place from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EDT on May 9, 2024.


This webinar will provide valuable insights into the evolving dynamics of donor support, the fan experience, and how these changes will shape the future of collegiate sports. The distinguished panel will examine the implications for donor engagement, the reshaped landscape of college sports, and the financial sustainability of athletics departments. Explore the changing economics of college athletics and the transformative role of NIL opportunities, the transfer portal, athletics fundraising, and collective partnerships.


  • Moderator: Tina Provost, Co-Founder and CEO, Five Star Fans
  • Jason Belzer, Co-Chairman and Founder, SANIL
  • Darien Harris, Assistant AD/Business Development and NIL Strategy, Michigan State University
  • Laine Higgins, Sports Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  • Ayden Syal, Founder and CEO, MOGL
  • Cody Wilcoxson, Business Litigation and Sports Attorney, Blank Rome LLP

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.