A background in radio/television, sports marketing and event management gives Pete Bockelman experience in managing all of the elements of Disson Skating’s figure skating shows.
Over the course of his tenure with Disson Skating, he has produced over one hundred fifty (150) nationally televised events which have aired on ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN and USA Networks. Bockelman specializes in handling the many details and aspects of implementing successful figure skating events, including sponsorship fulfillment, sponsorship development, and operations of events. In 2003, Bockelman supervised the production of the Daytime Emmy Award nominated program entitled “Scott Hamilton and Friends.” In addition Bockelman helped produced the US vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge which aired on NBC Sports Network and Univision in 2014. In addition, Bockelman served as the company manager for the SuperStars of Skating in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Blades on Stage in Toronto, Canada in 2014.
Bockelman is currently the Senior Sponsorship/Exhibits Specialist at Investment Company Institute.
Bockelman is an undergraduate alum from the University of Kansas from the William Allen White School of Journalism. In 1998, he completed his Masters of Sports Management degree while serving as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. He received his Certified Meeting Professional certificate in August 2016.
University of Wisconsin-LA Crosse - M.Sc., Sports Management