Both Felt and Sponzo have been longtime Pirates administrators helping the department reach its goals.
Bryan Felt serves as the Senior Associate Athletics Director of Development and External Affairs, having been promoted from Associate Athletics Director in Summer 2015. In his role with Seton Hall, Felt oversees all athletic fundraising, while also serving as the Executive Director of the Pirate Blue Athletic Fund. Pirate Blue provides vital support to the advancement of Seton Hall's athletic programs and student-athletes.
Felt joined Seton Hall in December, 2001 as Associate Director of the University Annual Fund. He later became Director of the Annual Fund office before being promoted to Executive Director of Pirate Blue in September, 2004.
Prior to coming to Seton Hall, Felt worked as a field producer for CNN where he covered the September 11th attacks in New York City. Prior to that, he was an Associate Producer for NBC News in the Special Reports division, producing coverage for several large events, ranging from political debates and national political conventions. He began his career in broadcast television working for MSNBC as a Production Assistant on the Big Show with Keith Olbermann.
Felt holds a B.A. in Communication and M.A. in Corporate and Public Communication from Seton Hall University.
A New Jersey native, Felt currently resides in New Providence, N.J., with his wife, Tara, and their three children, Tyler, Kyle and Kelsey.