Beat the Streets NYC is excited to announce the hire of John Rollins in the role of Director of Operations and Finance. Rollins comes to Beat the Streets following his role as the first-ever Chief Financial Officer with the ECAC Network. A media industry veteran, Rollins brings expertise ranging in a wide variety of areas from organizational management to financial structure.
“I am excited to welcome John to the BTS Team. After a lengthy search, we felt strongly that John had the Leadership experience, skills, and the passion that we are looking for to lead a major role within our organization. Working at the NFL, the New York Athletic Club and the ECAC Conference will serve him well as the new Director of Operations & Finance at Beat the Streets and we are happy to have him on-Board,” said Brendan Buckley, Executive Director of BTSNY.
"I would like to thank Brendan Buckley and the Beat The Streets Board of Directors for this great opportunity," said Rollins. " I'm very honored and excited to make the transition to this role at Beat The Streets by bringing my experience of working with student-athletes through sports experiences and life skill development."
"I look forward to working with this great staff whose mission is to make a lifelong impact of developing the full human and athletic potential of the urban youth in New York City by participating in amateur wrestling."
Prior to his role within the ECAC Network, Rollins has served in senior roles with ESPN, the National Football League, and the Athletic Department with the University of Hartford. Rollins earned his bachelor’s degree from Fordham University. He and his wife Susan reside in Somers, N.Y. with their children Kevin and Kara.