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Sport Management Advisory Board - Ed Manetta

Ed Manetta has been the Director of Sports Programming for Barclays Center since 2014. He spearheads the programming of the BROOKLYN HOOPS™ college basketball and BROOKLYN BOXING™ franchises, along with college hockey, high school sports and new sports properties.


Manetta has more than 25 years of experience in the sports industry, including serving as Director of Athletics for St. John’s University and DePaul University. Most recently, Manetta served as Managing Director at Fastlane Communications where he created the first ever digital channel for high school sports and led the programming efforts for a minor league baseball complex.


Prior to Fastlane, Manetta worked for MSL Sports and Entertainment and Edelman Worldwide.


Manetta is also currently an adjunct professor at both Iona College and St John's University.


Raised in East Northport, Long Island, Manetta received his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University and his graduate degree from Fordham University. Manetta and his wife, Debra, reside in Larchmont, NY and have children Lindsey, Nicole and James.