Woods College Faculty

Lisa Stokes

Adjunct Faculty

M.S. in Sports Administration Program


Lisa Stokes, M.S., B.S., has been in the sports and entertainment world for over 15 years as a Sr. Director of Casting, Talent Booking and Athlete Marketing. With two years in non-profit public relations and 13 years at ESPN, she has extensive experience within all areas of television and film talent procurement, celebrity and athlete booking, as well as influencer castings.

Lisa currently services as the Head of Athlete Relations for OneTeam Partners, an organization that works with professional athletes to enhance their name, image and likeness across multiple verticals. She also hosts a podcast called, Never Lose Your Cape, where she interviews people in the sports and entertainment industry about perseverance and hope. Lisa also teaches Sports Media and Sports Business graduate classes at Georgetown and NYU. She resides in the Boston area with her husband and three young children.


Sports Media, Branded Content and Athlete Marketing.