September 2, 2021
3 mins

Meet Your Officers: Payton Phillips

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Get to Know Payton Phillips, Your Inaugural Second Vice President/Secretary.

Intercollegiate athletics professional using analytics to inform decision-making in all areas of external affairs, with additional experience in a business office setting. Florida Gator economics (Go Gators!) & USF Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management MBA grad with additional time serving at IMG Academy, Mississippi State, and now Oklahoma State. Have launched the use of analytics in 4 college athletics departments.

Message from Payton

Hi everyone, and glad you're a part of the rapidly growing analytics community in sports! Whether you're a current or aspiring analyst or simply generally interested in optimizing decisions, you're right at home here.
I look forward to getting to know you all better as this organization continues to develop and expand. Please don't ever hesitate to reach out if you'd like to chat - I'm happy to connect and help however I can! I'm best reached via email at or I can also be reached via the chat within the Sports D.A.T.A. Circle community.

Payton's Experience


About the Second Vice President/Secretary role

The Second Vice-President/Secretary shall:

  1. perform the duties of the office of President in the absence of the President and First Vice President or in case of the President’s and First Vice President’s inability to act;
  2. shall keep, or cause to be kept, a correct roll of the members of the Corporation with their addresses, and he or she shall take and keep, or cause to be taken and kept, correct and accurate minutes of the proceedings of all meetings of the members of the Corporation, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee(if any); and
  3. have such other powers and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors shall, from time to time, specifically prescribe.

Find out more about the organization's timeline for Board Members and Officers here.