This week’s visitor is Jay Cicero, CEO of the Higher New Orleans Sports activities Basis. His crew is main the preparations for New Orleans to host the Tremendous Bowl on Feb. 9, 2025. It is going to be the eleventh Tremendous Bowl in New Orleans and the eighth within the Superdome.
Jay Cicero started his profession in sports activities in Group Gross sales and Advertising and marketing for the Shreveport Captains AA Baseball Membership in 1986. He joined the Higher New Orleans Sports activities Basis in 1990 as Director of Particular Initiatives and Director of Gross sales for the 1992 U.S. Olympic Monitor and Subject Trials. In 1993, Cicero was named the primary Normal Supervisor of the AAA New Orleans Zephyrs Baseball Membership. In 1995, he returned to the Sports activities Basis as Vice President of Operations and was named President/CEO in June 1997.
Because the President/CEO of the Sports activities Basis, Jay has served in quite a few senior management roles, together with because the Government Director of the 2002, 2013 and 2025 New Orleans Tremendous Bowl Host Committees and the 2008, 2014 and 2017 NBA All-Star Sport Host Committees, in addition to serving on the Government Committees of 4 Tremendous Bowls, 4 Males’s Closing Fours, 4 Ladies’s Closing Fours, Twenty-one New Orleans Bowls, three NBA All-Star Video games, two WrestleMania’s and the Faculty Soccer Championship Sport. Cicero just lately was honored with the Dave Dixon Award whereas being inducted into the Louisiana Sports activities Corridor of Fame.