Advisory Board Bio – Rob Sitz

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Rob Sitz

CEO, DS SportsVentures

Rob Sitz oversees the operations at DS Sports Events, ensuring growth and development for every facet. DS Sports event companies include RussMatt, Prospect Wire, USA Travel Ball, GEM Softball, and Greater Orlando Baseball. He also is the President of RussMatt Baseball, the largest collegiate spring break event in the country bringing in over 370 college teams annually. His vast experience with college and youth baseball has been built through his involvement with the Florida Collegiate Summer League since its inception in 2004, where he currently serves as the commissioner of the league.


Sitz grew up in Central Florida, attending Lake Brantley High School. As a pitcher in 1997, he earned All-State and All-American honors, was named the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida High School Player of the Year and won a 6A state championship. Sitz went on to play baseball at Rollins College where he had a successful career. Upon graduation, he worked as a pitching coach at Rollins from 2003-2006. Rollins led the nation in ERA in 2004 and won the Sunshine State Conference, South Regional, and finished fourth in the NCAA DII World Series.


Sitz graduated from Rollins College (02) with a degree in Psychology. After his coaching stint at Rollins, Sitz was part of the inaugural class at the UCF DeVos Sport Business Management Program, graduating with a Master of Business Administration and Master of Sport Business Management in 2004. Sitz resides in Longwood with his wife, Emily, and their two boys, Reid and Graham.