TPGF Fellow: Alexandra Assaf

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Alexandra Assaf

The following story was submitted by Connor Starrs, a 2015 fellow of The Perfect Game Foundation.

  • Name:Alexandra Assaf
  • School: Duquesne University 2014 (B.A Business Marketing)
  • Job or Internship: Game Night Services for the Washington Capitals

How did working with the Perfect Game Foundation help you?

Working with The Perfect Game Foundation helped me get my first break in sports! Without Del’s assistance and use of networking, I would have never been given a chance to start with Monumental Sports. Even now, I still have Del’s continued support in helping me further my career in sports. I am so blessed to have been given this opportunity, and am thankful for organizations like The Perfect Game Foundation who have helped people like me achieve their goals in sports!

What advice would you pass on (pay forward!) to others who aspire to work in sports?

If you are as passionate about sports as I am, then all the time and effort that you put into looking for a job is worth it! The great thing about The Perfect Game Foundation is that they make your job search a lot easier. I believe that networking is the key to getting recognized—it’s all about who you know! Thankfully, the members of The Perfect Game Foundation know many people

"There is no substitute for Excellence – not even success. Success is tricky, perishable and often outside our control; the pursuit of success makes a poor cornerstone, especially for a whole personality. Excellence is dependable, lasting and largely an issue within our own control; pursuit of excellence, in and for itself, is the best of foundations,” The Heart of the Order, by Thomas Boswell (Doubleday, 1989).