Sports Administration

Joe Banner

During his 19 years with the Philadelphia Eagles, Joe Banner was considered one of the most accomplished executives in the NFL.  He oversaw one of the best stretches of football in Eagles history including participation in the 2005 Super Bowl, achievements that would never have happened had it not been for a phone call. In… Read more »

Robert Levy

Robert P. Levy’s name in Philadelphia is synonymous with sports. His enthusiastic support, encouragement and philanthropic endeavors for sports and sports participation have made him an extremely prominent and active sportsman in and for the city. As Chairman of the Philadelphia Sports Congress, he leads an extremely proactive organization in its efforts to attract major… Read more »

Harvey Pollack

Harvey Pollack’s name is in more record books than any athlete. As the only original employee of the National Basketball Association who is still working for an NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers, Pollack has been dubbed “Super Stat” in recognition of his excellence and innovation as a nationally-renown sports statistician. This multi-talented Philadelphia native, who… Read more »

Fred Shabel

For the past 32 years, Vice-Chairman Fred A. Shabel has been a key executive at Comcast-Spectacor, the high profile sports and entertainment organization which includes the Philadelphia Flyers, Global Spectrum and The Wells Fargo Center. Before joining Spectacor in 1980, he was Vice-President for Operations at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1967 to 1975, he… Read more »

Al Shrier

Al Shrier went to work in Temple University’s athletic department when he graduated in 1953. Been there ever since. Never been bored. “I’ve done everything but coach,” Shrier says. “You’re in one place that long, you think you’ve seen everything. But something new pops up every day.” Shrier started as sports information director, moved into… Read more »

Ed Snider

Ed Snider has been a leader in Philadelphia sports and entertainment for over 30 years. In that time period he founded The Philadelphia Flyers Ice Hockey Team, developed two major arenas, created two cable television channels, started the world’s largest arena management company and engineered one of the largest sports mergers in the country. In… Read more »

Bob Spivak

Bob Spivak is President of Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel. Since assuming his post in 1981. Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel, located in Philadelphia, has exhibited tremendous growth in American athletes competing in the World Maccabiah Games. He served as General Chairman of the USA Maccabiah Team that represented America at the Maccabiah Games in 1985, 1989… Read more »