Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment

Monday, June, 25

Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, June 26

HBSE Player Support Staff + Invited Speakers

 Wednesday, June 27 (INVITE ONLY)

HBSE Player Support Staff + Invited Speakers + Team Sport Experts & Experienced Practitioners


Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex

3 Banner Way Camden, NJ  08103

Join us for the inaugural HBSE STTAR Summit, bringing together our HBSE player support teams on Day 1 and a diverse group of experts and top practitioners on Day 2 to learn, engage and interact on relevant topics in professional sports.


This Summit is “Invite Only” with Limited Seating

Please RSVP Prior to Friday, June 15, 2018

Name *
Hotel Room Needed? *

Questions? Email us at HBSESTTARSummit@76ers.com

Schedule of Events

MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018

      7:00PM – 11:00PM: Welcome Dinner at The Olde Bar

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Registration and Breakfast

9:00AM – 9:30AM: Opening Remarks | Dr. Derick Anderson

9:15AM – 10:15AM: Selection | Dr. Derick Anderson and Dr. Mark Williams

10:15AM – 10:30AM: Morning Break

10:30AM – 11:30AM: Player Development | Dr. Aaron Coutts and Scott Livingston

11:30AM – 12:30PM: Performing Well Consistently | Dr. Shona Halson and Dr. James Carter

12:30PM – 1:30PM: Lunch

1:30PM – 2:30PM: Return To Play | Dr. Jill Cook and Bill Knowles

2:30PM – 3:00PM: Using Technology to Enhance Performance | Dr. Adam Kiefer

3:00PM – 3:30PM: Afternoon Break

3:30PM – 5:00PM: Athlete Power Monitoring and Workshop | Dr. Carlos Balsalobre-Fernadez

5:00PM – 6:00PM: Wine and Cheese in the Virtua Kitchen

7:00PM – 11:00PM: Yankees vs Phillies Game at Citizens Bank Park


8:00AM – 9:00AM: Registration and Breakfast

9:00AM – 9:30AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30AM – 10:00AM: Decision Making  | Dr. Damon Centola

10:00AM – 11:00AM: Development | Dr. Aaron Coutts and Scott Livingston

11:00AM – 12:00PM: Competition | Dr. Shona Halson and Dr. Louise Burke

12:00PM – 12:45PM: Lunch

12:45PM – 1:30PM: Keynote | A Conversation with David Stern

1:30PM – 3:00PM: Return To Play | Dr. Jill Cook, Bill Knowles, and Dr. Andy Barr

3:00PM – 3:30PM: Afternoon Break

3:30PM – 4:00PM: Advanced Learning | Dr. Adam Kiefer

4:30PM – 4:55PM: Team Sport Technology | Dr. David Martin

4:55PM – 5:00PM: Closing Remarks | Dr. Daniel Medina


Social functions


Welcome Dinner AT the Olde bar

Monday, June 25, 2018

Location: 125 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA

You are invited to attend a welcome reception and seated dinner at one of Philadelphia’s most historic restaurants. The Olde Bar, located in Philadelphia’s landmark Old Original Bookbinder’s is a contemporary oyster bar and cocktail lounge steeped in the city’s nautical and culinary traditions; a true tribute to the city’s storied past and an updated version of one of our most beloved dining spaces.


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Phillies vs. Yankees Game

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Location: 1 Citizens Bank Way Philadelphia, PA

Join us as we watch the Philadelphia Phillies take on the New York Yankees from the comfort of a contemporary, climate-controlled and newly renovated party suite. The evening will be a chance to socialize, enjoy ballpark favorite cuisine and watch an exciting game.

Transportation will be provided to and from the game for those staying at the Hotel Monaco.


Dr. Derick                      Anderson

DR. Carlos              Balsalobre-fernandez

 Dr. Andrew                     BARR

 DR. Louise                          Burke

 Dr. James                         Carter

 Dr. Damon                       Centola

 Dr. Jill                           Cook


 Dr. Adam                         Kiefer


Dr. Mark                Williams

 Dr. Aaron                       Coutts

 Bill                                 Knowles


 Dr. Shona                       Halson

 Scott               Livingston


DAvid Stern - Keynote Speaker

NBA Commissioner Emeritus

David Stern completed his three-decade tenure as NBA commissioner on February 1, 2014.

As commissioner, Stern built the model for professional sports in league operations, public service, global marketing, television distribution and digital technology. He oversaw the NBA’s extraordinary growth with seven new franchises, a more than 30-fold increase in revenues, a dramatic expansion of national television exposure and the launch of two leagues, the Women’s National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League. He negotiated the first anti-drug agreement in professional sports and introduced the salary cap system and revenue sharing to the NBA.

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Dave Davies - MODERATOR

Senior Reporter

Dave Davies has covered state and local politics and government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania for more than 30 years. He’s currently senior reporter for WHYY-FM a public radio station in Philadelphia, and a contributor and fill-in host for Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Before that he was reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, where he worked from 1990 to 2010. Before joining the Daily News, Dave was city hall bureau chief for KYW News Radio, and city hall correspondent for WHYY.

He was born and raised in Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas in 1975. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Marna Sternbach. They have two grown children.

HOTEL Monaco

433 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215-925-2111


Conveniently located at the corner of 5th and Walnut Streets, this globally-inspired boutique hotel is within walking distance of some of the best restaurants, shops and historic landmarks in Philadelphia.

Transportation will be provided to and from The Hotel Monaco to the Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex as well as evening social functions from Monday, June 25 – Wednesday, June 27



The birthplace of American independence, this now modern neighborhood is best known for its major Colonial-era sites. Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the Betsy Ross House are top area attractions. Nightlife options for fashionable crowds include trendy eateries and bars along South 2nd Street.


Contact Us

Dr. Daniel Medina

Vice President, Athlete Care


Dr. David Martin

Director, Performance Research & Development 


Susan williamson

Vice President, Business Operations

susanwilliamson@76ers.com | 215-339-7618

maggie corrado

Director, Corporate Hospitality & Events 

maggiecorrado@76ers.com | 267-479-0329