Current Certificants

Certified Sport Security Professionals

Matthew Bettenhausen, CSO, AEG Worldwide

Mark Bodenschatz, Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations, Penn State University

John Ball, Director of Security, Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Tom Berczi, Inspector & Branch Commander - Emergency Services & Public Safety, Waterloo Regional Police Service

John Bertsch, Director of Public Safety, Ironman World Championships

David Born, Director of Security, Staples Center

Ross Bourgeois, Assistant Chief of Public Safety, SMG New Orleans

Akin Bryant, Executive Police Lieutenant, University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security

Andrew Burchfield, Director, Emergency Management, University of Michigan

Timothy Burkett, Lieutenant, Louisville Metro Police Department

Christopher Casa, Captain, University of Connecticut Police Department

Vernon Conaway Jr., Vice President Safety and Security, Maryland Stadium Authority

Jerry Conners, Director of Security, Detroit Tigers

Joseph Coomer, Director of Security, Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Paul Denton, Chief of Police (ret.), The Ohio State University

Yves Duguay, President, HCiWorld

Scott Ellis, Lieutenant, University of South Carolina Division of Law Enforcement and Safety

Richard Fenton, Vice President of Corporate Security, Ilitch Holdings

Rick Findlay, Director, Schoolhouse Dynamics, LLC

Debbi Fletcher, Director of Emergency Management and Continuity, Indiana University

Michael Fogel, Security Manager, AT&T Stadium/Dallas Cowboys

Brian Gard, Director of Emergency Management, University of Tennessee

Bobby Glaser, Director of Security, Palace Sports & Entertainment

John Hackett Jr., Director of Campus Safety and Risk Management, Milton Academy

William Hayes, Continuity of Operations Specialist, University of Michigan, Division of Public Safety

Brian Higgins, Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police, Bergen County Police Department

Johnny Jackson, Director of Venue Security, Olympia Entertainment, Detroit Red Wings

Raymond Johnson, Director of Executive Services and Computer Forensics, Ilitch Holdings

John King, Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police, Boston College

Ian Kendrick, Police Captain/Special Events Coordinator, North Carolina State University Police Department

Peter Kranske, President, Landmark Event Staffing Services

Billy Langenstein, Director of Event Services, U.S. Bank Stadium

Diane Mack, University Director, Emergency Management, Indiana University

Richard Morman, President, Concentric Risk Solutions

James Mullin, Police Captain, Bergen County Police Department

Douglas McGrew, Director of Security, The Ohio State University

Donald Paisant, Chief of Public Safety, SMG New Orleans

Michael Patten, Assistant Chief of Police, Yale University Police Department

Drew Pittman, Assistant Athletic Director, Baylor University

Brad Piros, National Director of Loss Prevention, Ilitch Holdings

Rich Powers, Senior Vice President, Risk Services, American Specialty Insurance & Risk Services, Inc.

Benjamin Rolens, General Manager, Special Event, Reservations and Marketing, Katy Independent School District - Leonard E. Merrell Center

Kevin Scott, Police Sergeant, Louisiana State University Police Department

Pamela Soule, Emergency Management Planner, Pennsylvania State University

Barry Stanford, Senior Director of Security Operations & Intelligence, AEG Worldwide

James Stegall, Director of Security and Special Events, University of Oregan Police Department

Jeffery Stonebreaker, Safety and Security Advisor, Major League Soccer

Christopher Theon, Principal Technical Assistant, Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corp.

Paul Turner, Director of Event Operations & Security, AT&T Stadium


To learn about what motivated our current certificants to earn the CSSP credential,

please read the articles in our testimonial archive.