Anthony ‘Nino’ D’Onofrio
Hometown: Boston, MA
United States Sports Academy degree: M.S. Sports Management ‘97
Current Position: For the last four years, D’Onofrio has served as the Golf Tournament Planning Executive at Every Brand Apparel. The company is a single-source operation that provides golf tournament apparel, tournament prizes and hole-in-one insurance for over 450 golf tournaments around the country.
In addition, D’Onofrio recently was named the Race Director of the 2014 Gulf Coast Interstate Relay, which passed through Daphne and had a transition stop at the United States Sports Academy. He will continue to manage the event, which is two races in one weekend – a cycling relay and a running relay.
GCIR is the largest relay in the South and one of two in the country to cross four states. Cyclists and runners compete on the same course – 263 miles from New Orleans, LA to Pensacola Beach, FL. For more info on the Relay, visit http://www.gulfcoastinterstaterelay.com/.
Alumni Network: “My experience at the Sports Academy was great, and I’m still friends and remain in contact with a lot of fellow students, including my roommate Scott Novack. I’m also friends with professor Dr. (Fred) Cromartie.”
Prior Positions: D’Onofrio taught health and physical education at the high school level in Massachusetts for 10 years and coached ice hockey, cross country and softball. He also was the Marketing Director for Skating In-line Hockey Association in Colorado Springs, CO. In 2008 and 2009, he was Director for Sebastian’s on Broadway Golf Tournament to benefit Flutie Foundation for Autism.
Personal: D’Onofrio has two daughters Isabella (8) and Mia (6).