Ticketing Intern: Cody Dunn
The Interns were invited by John Pontius, Memphis Redbirds club director, to the “Party Suite” at the FedEx Forum.
From L to R: Cody Dunn, Jon Brooks, Myself (Dan White), Corey Green
Name: Cody Dunn
College and major/degree(s): Christian Brothers University: Business with a concentration in Sport Management
Likes: Any sport; favorite is baseball, going to the lake, the ocean, coaching baseball
Dislikes: Chinese food
What’s playing in your iPod?: Empire State of Mind- Jay-Z
What’s on TV: Baseball Tonight!!
Hobbies: coaching, running
Favorite Baseball Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Baseball Player of all-time: Ryan Sandberg
Favorite Sports Movie of all-time: Field of Dreams
Favorite Sports Quote: “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them—a desire, a dream, a vision.”- Muhammad Ali
Best sports moment as a fan or a player: hitting a triple in my last collegiate at bat
Thing you like most about sports: the athletic competition
Why do you want to work in sports?: Growing up I was always around sports. Everyday I was watching or playing some kind of sport; always trying to learn and get better. A day without sports is a day I want no part of.
What does your specific internship entail?: Ticket Operations, the behind the scene details on suite, season, and single game tickets as well as the managing of the day to day box office operations.
Dream job: To be a GM for a major league baseball team.