Contact Us

Let's talk sports! Give us a call for your next event in the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region.

Phone: 541.484.5307
Toll Free: 800.547.5445,
Address: 754 Olive St, Eugene, OR 97401

Sports Staff

J.B. Carney

Senior Director, Sports

J.B. oversees the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission, focusing on growing the local sports event economy through excellent sales and services programs and effective target marketing. J.B.'s professional experience as a general manager and director of sales at a variety of hotel properties dates back to 2005. He holds a Bachelor's degree and Master's of Science degree from Oklahoma State University.

Ella Perez

Director of Event Operations, Sports

Ella supports sports sales efforts and assists sports event planners in promoting, planning, and conducting the best possible event for their organization. A native of Eugene, Ella holds a Bachelor's degree from Oregon State University and a Master's degree from the University of Texas. Her work experience includes event and operations management at the university level, for collegiate conferences, and the College Football Playoff.

Philis McLennan

Director, Conventions & Sports Marketing

Philis is responsible for implementation of a successful marketing and social media program promoting the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region as a convention and sports destination.

Matthew Towers

Sports Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Matthew coordinates and supports efforts within Eugene Cascades and Coast Sports Commission to build and advance sports tourism in Lane County. Bringing event planning experience from the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, Matthew assists in event planning, partner relations, and sales efforts