Posted on 05. Jan, 2010 by Mike Olaski.
As I mentioned in previous articles, I have been researching all the ways that fans can connect with the 2010 World Jr Hockey Championships via social media. Through this research, I came across the NikeTraining.ca website which features YouTube star, Steve Dangle providing an insightful, funny, behind the scenes perspective from the tournament. I had [...]
Sport Fan Connect had the pleasure of working with the 2009 Grey Cup Festival in overseeing the social media strategy, online contesting (http://greycupfanconnect.com) and video production in the weeks leading up to and during the festival weekend. As a side, our project also included collecting video at many of the events throughout the weekend with [...]
During this past week, Trevor Turnbull (Co-Founder of Sport Fan Connect) had the pleasure of visiting his old college hockey program in Ames, IA, the Iowa State Cyclones. It was the first time in 10 yrs that Trevor had been back to his old school and was a very rewarding experience for everyone involved. Trevor met [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2010 by Mike Olaski.
Note: This article was written for inclusion in the April newsletter for FundSport.com. FundSport.com is an online grassroots sport community providing sport clubs and athletes from around the world with professional, easy-to-understand advice and articles on all aspects of grassroots sport. We cover a range of topics including sponsorship, fundraising, the Internet and social media, [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by Mike Olaski.
Cyclone Hockey has been through a few great series the past couple of weeks. First, the Cyclones headed to Champagne Illinois to take on the Illini in a CSCHL rematch whom they split. Then it was back to Ames where the Cyclones hosted Eastern Michigan and swept the series with goalie Paul Karus getting his [...]
Posted on 22. Jan, 2010 by Mike Olaski.
The Iowa State Cyclone Hockey team has had a very busy month and a half, and the marketing team has been quite busy as well. The university was closed from December 21 through January 11, but the marketing team is back and ready to tackle some big upcoming projects and events that we will advertise [...]
Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by Mike Olaski.
As a salute to the NY Jets that are riding a rookie quarterback to a dream season, I figured I would revisit our experience at the NY Jets/Tennessee Titans game in New York on September 27th, 2009 by posting a couple of videos showcasing our experience and the passionate NY Jets fans. A friend of [...]
Posted on 31. Dec, 2009 by Mike Olaski.
While researching the ways that social media is impacting the 2010 World Jr Hockey Championships last night, I happened to see a new Nike commercial called “Destiny”. (Yes….when I’m researching and writing articles, I have hockey on in the background. Can’t get enough of this game….remember!!). At the end of the commercial is a link [...]
As I mentioned in a previous article, I am currently back in my hometown (Saskatoon, Sk, Canada) for the holidays and to take in the 2010 World Jr Hockey Championships (WJHC). I am currently contracted to work with Yastech Developments who developed the Juniors2010.ca website. Juniors2010.ca is an events listing site that was created to [...]
Posted on 27. Dec, 2009 by Mike Olaski.
I first introduced the Sport Fan Connection Tour back in September 2009 when Mike Olaski and I set out to research the connection between Sports and Fans through the use of Social Media. The experience has been amazing and our travels took us full circle around North America from New York to Washington to Charlotte [...]