Spectrum of Services

Events

Small to large scale events, from planning through implementation with measurable effect -- domestically and internationally

Campaigns and Media Relations

Telling your story and/or promoting awareness through creative and classic PR and well-established relationships

....And Everything Else

PR solutions, writing, editing, research and publications, teaching, mentoring, leadership and relationship maintenance and all your other PR needs   

What You Can Depend On

Experience

· Expert communicator

· Large-scale special events/operations 

· Media/public relations 

· Staff and office management· 


Building & Maintaining Reputations

· Media/public relations, journalism 

· Strategy/crisis communication/resolution  

· Teaching/mentoring/leadership


Relationships = Earned PR

· Media relations with international, national, regional and local contacts

About Us

Experience/Partners

The Country Club of North Carolina (2019-2020)

Club Management Association of America (2020)

Cabo Collegiate (March 2020)

2022 U.S. Senior Open

Dominican Golf & Travel Exchange (2019)

PGA.com (2019)

USGA Communications (1999-2019)

Rutgers University Athletics (1988-1998)

Penn State University Athletics (1980-88)


Affiliations/Actitivies

-Metropolitan Golf Writers Association: Member (since 1999); Board Member (since 2010)

-College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA): President in 1997-98 and in officer rotation from June 1994), Member (1984-present)

-Public Relations Society of America (1999-2005)

-Golf Writers Association of America: Member (1999-present)

-U.S. Basketball Writers Association: Member (1984-1998)

-Football Writers Association of America: Member (1986-1998; Press Box Merit Award, 1990)

-New York Football and Basketball Writers Associations: Member (1988-1998)

-American Cancer Society: Member of Middlesex County Unit Communications Committee (1990-96) 

-Sigma Pi Social Fraternity at Penn State: Theta Alumni Board (1982-86), Undergraduate secretary

(1977-78), Active member on committees and in intramurals (1976-78)

-Varsity Lacrosse at Penn State (1975-1978): 4-year letter-winner; 3-year starter, North-South All-Star Game nominee 

-Penn State Lacrosse Alumni – Teammates for Life Program (2016 -- current)

-U.S. Lacrosse Coaches Association: Member (1980-86)

-Saucon Valley Country Club, Bethlehem, PA: Associate Member (1989-91)

-Saucon Valley Lacrosse: Founding member, officer and coach (2005-current)

-Saucon Valley Foundation for Educational Innovation: Founding member (2007-2015); Communications Committee chairman (summer 2011-summer 2015)

Education/Honors

M.S. in Physical Education (Sports Administration), The Pennsylvania State University, 1982

B.S. in Journalism, The Pennsylvania State University, 1978

  

· College Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame (2017)

· Scoop Hudgins Lifetime Sports Information Directors Award from All-American Football Foundation (1999)

· Football Writers Association of America SID Operations Rankings: Rutgers 2nd in BIG EAST (1997)

· New Jersey State Resolution for work on NCAA Basketball Final Four (1996)

· Football Writers Association of America: Press Box Merit Award, 1990

· Outstanding Young Men of America (1986)

· CoSIDA Publications Awards for Excellence in basketball, football, gymnastics, soccer and wrestling

Contact Us

Let us know what you need and we'll respond within a business day.

Kowalski Sports and PR

Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States

908-216-8435; pete@kowalskisportsandpr.com

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