Biography

GABBY ROE

Gabby Roe has been at the forefront of creating, developing and building successful high growth sports and entertainment properties for 25 years. Gabby's scope of influence covers many areas of the business including sponsorship, naming rights, property development, television rights and production, among other areas.

Gabby was named to the Sports Business Journal’s Forty under 40 list, which recognizes the top forty executives under the age of 40 making a significant impact in the world of sports.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

YSC SPORTS MARKETING - President, Philadelphia, PA 2012 - Present

YSC Sports Marketing (a division of Striker Partners & YSC Sports) is a sports marketing company that is focused on owning and executing sports events and sports related properties, selling and activating sponsorships, business development and consulting for sports, entertainment, lifestyle and live music properties.

ASA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP - President, Los Angeles, CA 2008 - 2012

ASA Entertainment Group specializes in the lifestyle entertainment sports genre including live events, TV shows and digital content in Skateboarding, BMX, Freestyle Motocross, Surfing and Snowboarding as well as several other non-action sports (football, boxing, etc.). ASA produces an average of 150 live events and 50 hours of TV each year and has produced more action sports events, television shows and digital content than any other company in the world since 1994.

AVP PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOUR - General Manager, Los Angeles, CA 2001-2008

AVP is a leading lifestyle sports entertainment company focused on the production, marketing and distribution of professional beach volleyball events worldwide including the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, AVP Australia and the AVP Hot Winter Nights Indoor Tour.

MAJOR LEAGUE LACROSSE - Executive Director, East Rutherford, NJ 1999 – 2001

MLL is the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league in the United States featuring the best players in the world and a national television package.

BEACH SOCCER COMPANY – President, Philadelphia, PA / Monte-Carlo, Monaco 1994 – 1999

Beach Soccer Company (BSC) is the entity behind the 1994 creation of the sport of professional beach soccer, the Pro Beach Soccer Tour and the European Pro Beach Soccer League. BSC also led the charge to have the sport officially sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), which now executes (in partnership with BSWW) the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Sports Business Journal’s Forty under 40 Award Winner (honors the 40 top executives in the business of sports under the age of 40)
  • Two-time Major Indoor Lacrosse League National Champion (Philadelphia Wings)
  • Scholarship athlete at University of Virginia (lacrosse)
  • Three sport scholastic All-American (soccer, wrestling and lacrosse)

Education & Personal Information:

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Class of 1991

Episcopal Academy, Merion, PA, Class of 1987

Gabby is married to Lauren Roe and has three children (Jordan, Jack and Davis)