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Executive Director -
Lions Legacy Club
(Penn State University)

General Manager -
Friends of the Heights
(Boston College)

Associate General Manager @ FRIENDS OF WILBUR & WILMA
(University of Arizona)


Associate General Manager -
Micconope 1851
(Florida State University)

Communications Specialist @ Blueprint Sports


Founded in Las Vegas in 2020 and backed by Andre Agassi, eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Blueprint Sports (BPS) powers the industry’s leading name, image, and likeness NIL collectives for alumni and supporters and businesses around student-athletes at their favorite university. The Blueprint Sports management team possesses over 50 years of college, professional sports experience, spanning the Pac-12 Conference, IMG, Learfield, Nevada Athletics Commission, etc.  Since their inception last year, they have launched collectives around Gonzaga University, the University of Arizona, and the University of Tennessee. They have helped athletes capitalize at the University of Oklahoma and UNLV. For more information on Blueprint Sports and to see samples of their work, visit

Mike Smith

General Manager

Mike Smith joined Micconope 1851 in March 2023 and is excited to be the General Manager and looks forward to working with Blueprint Sports increase NIL revenue generation for Florida State University student-athletes. Smith comes to Micconope 1851 from Catawba College where he held the title as the Senior Director of Athletics, Development. Prior to working in Athletics at Catawba College, Mike served as the Associate Athletics Director for External Relations at Charleston Southern University. Smith has an impressive background in the collegiate athletics industry, having held senior level development and corporate sponsorship sales roles at The University of Southern Mississippi, Limestone University, the Sun Belt Conference, Florida Atlantic University, and with multimedia rights-holders Tele South Communications at the University of Mississippi, Learfield Sports at UNC Chapel Hill, and with International Sports Properties at Georgia Tech. Smith is a graduate of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and holds a master’s degree in Business Management from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In his new role here at Micconppe 1851, Smith will be responsible for raising major gifts for NIL deals as well as securing NIL corporate sponsorships for Florida State University student-athletes. Mike looks forward to helping ensure the FSU student-athletes have the resources and leadership opportunities to remain competitive nationally and positioned for success well beyond graduation. Mike is married to Katy Smith; the couple looks forward to relocating to Tallahassee, Florida, and becoming a part of the Micconope 1851 and Seminole family!

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