Authors and Bios

Professional portrait image of David Pierce

David Pierce, Ph.D.


SII Director David Pierce is an associate professor of sports management at IUPUI.

About David Pierce
Grand Park's Jessi Stas professional portrait

Jessi Stas

Grand Park

Jessi Stas is the facility administration manager at Grand Park Sports Campus.

About Jessi Stas
Image of study co-author Kevin Feller standing in front of Wood Fountain at IUPUI

Kevin Feller


Kevin Feller is a graduate assistant with the Sports Innovation Institute.

About Kevin Feller
William Knox professional portrait

William Knox

Grand Park

William Knox is the director of Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind.

About William Knox

Special Thanks

Special thanks to Shelby Elrod, Laura Klaum, Wendy Iskander, Rick Matthews, Nikhil Morar, Geoffre Sherman, Ph.D., Travis Smith, and Andrea Zeek (Indiana University); Vicki Gardner and Jaclyn Heinz (City of Westfield), and Matt Brann (Ice Editing).

Website imagery provided courtesy of Grand Park Sports Campus.