NIL Network Team

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Michelle Meyer
Michelle was raised in Santa Cruz, CA before attending and playing volleyball at UC Santa Barbara. She graduated in 2009 with a degree in Psychology and a double minor in Sport Management and Athletic Coaching. After a brief professional career in Denmark, Michelle coached the beach volleyball team at University of Hawaii. She then coached at Pepperdine for one year before running the Olympic pipeline program for USA Volleyball from 2015-2018. Michelle founded a beach volleyball consulting company prior to founding NIL Network in 2020.
NIL Research Analyst
Hannah Davis
Originally from Nashville, Hannah was a 4-year captain of the Tennis Team at Belmont Abbey College (D2). She graduated in 2019 with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Pre-Law & Digital Sports Media. Currently, Hannah is a 3rd year sports law student at Marquette University where she is a JD/MBA candidate, Sports Law Certificate Candidate, and is graduating in the spring of 2022.
NIL Research Analyst
Sara Thurber
Sara was born and raised in Denver. She attended Salve Regina University and graduated with a degree in both Mathematics and History (concentration on European History) and with a minor in Secondary Education. Sara continued her education at Fairfield University where she graduated with an MS in Mathematics and a certificate in Financial Mathematics. Currently, Sara is attending Marquette University where she is a joint JD/MBA candidate and a Sport Law Certificate candidate and is graduating in the spring of 2022.
Marketing Strategist
Hailey Harward
Hailey was raised in Phoenix, Arizona and completed her undergraduate degree at CSU Long Beach where she competed on the indoor volleyball team and earned the 2016 Pyramid Leadership Award. After graduation, Hailey transferred to USC to play beach volleyball and earn graduate degrees in entrepreneurship (2021) and marketing (2022). Hailey played a pivotal role in the 2021 NCAA Beach National Championships where USC took home the title.