Chicago Sports Leader, Vinay Mullick
Vinay Mullick will be a panelist at SAinSports event in Chicago on September 21st.
Vinay Mullick just completed his first year as the Midwest Regional Executive Director for UpMetrics. UpMetrics is a socially driven technology company that provides a data analytics platform used nationally by schools and community organizations.
Prior to his current role, Vinay, a Teach For America alumnus, worked on Chicago’s Southside for 12 years as a teacher, coach, activities director, and athletic director. From 2007 to 2016, Vinay worked as the Director of Athletics and Activities for the Perspectives Charter Schools Network. Vinay served as the founding athletic director, and built the Perspectives Charter Schools Athletic Department from its infancy. By 2016, Vinay had grown the department by five times, and at that time the department supported approximately 700 student-athletes and 85 coaches, and fielded 55 teams. During his time at Perspectives, Vinay oversaw the meteoric rise of NBA star, Anthony Davis, from a local prep player to the #1 ranked high school basketball player nationally, to the prized recruit of University of Kentucky 2011 recruiting class.
As an athletic director, Vinay sat on numerous state advisory committees, served as an elected Legislative Commission member to the Illinois High School State Association, and served on the executive board of the Illinois Athletic Directors Association. In 2013, Vinay was named Division 1 Athletic Director of the Year by the Illinois Athletic Directors Association. He is a regular presenter at local and national conferences on topics related to urban athletics and data-driven decision making.
Vinay has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northern Illinois University, a Masters in Secondary Education from Dominican University, and Masters in School Counseling from Concordia University. A native of Chicago’s western suburbs, Vinay resides in La Grange, IL with his wife Mia, and their three children.
South Asians in Sports will be hosting it’s first networking event in downtown Chicago, Thursday September 21st! Meet with Chicago’s Sports Leaders from several areas of the industry. The event is FREE for members so be sure to JOIN and RSVP.