Kyle Sturley joined the Greater Orlando Sports Commission in November of 2013 as Special Events Manager and currently serves as Senior Director of Marketing, Communications & Special Events.
In this role, Sturley is responsible for management and oversight of marquee events hosted or co-hosted by GO Sports, as well as marketing, communications and public relations for the organization as a whole.
Prior to joining GO Sports, Sturley served as Director of Championships and Special Events with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). In that role, she was responsible for a number of conference and NCAA championships each year, including those hosted at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. She also assisted with corporate partnerships and coordination of MAAC basketball broadcasts on ESPN, the development of in-season championship policies, oversight of the Student Athlete Advisory Council, and organized the annual league meetings each summer. Before the MAAC, Sturley worked on the 3rd Party Sales & Events team at Disney Sports.
Sturley currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Arts District and is Vice Chair of the Marketing & Communications Committee for the Greater Orlando chapter of WISE (Women in Sports & Events).
She continues to stay active in college athletics, freelancing on events such as ESPN’s Orlando Invitational, Inspirus Sports London Basketball Classic, the MAAC/ASUN Challenge and more. She worked the NCAA Men’s Final Four in 2015 and 2016, and has freelanced as a part-time research assistant with SportsImpacts since 2011, collecting data and providing analysis on the economic impact of events around the county, including Super Bowl XLV and Super Bowl 50.
Born in Atlanta and raised in East Lansing, Michigan, Sturley is an avid traveler and photographer. She received her bachelors in psychology from Michigan State University in 2005 and her master’s in sport management from Old Dominion University in 2011.