K-State Wins Learfield Property of the Year Award

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Sports Properties, Learfield’s local management team for the multimedia and sponsorship rights at K-State Athletics, took home three trophies including Property of the Year at the company’s annual awards show, the CLYDES, April 28 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.  

The CLYDES, named after Learfield founder Clyde Lear, honor top performances across multiple categories for the past sales year. The Property of the Year Award went to four different Learfield properties with K-State selected as the winner of its division based on annual sponsorship revenue dollars.

Individually, K-State General Manager Ben Boyle received the Coach of the Year Award, given annually to one of Learfield’s general managers from its portfolio of more than 120 collegiate properties.  Boyle also teamed with Doug Bax from Learfield National Sales to win the Keystone Account of the Year Award.    

In addition to Boyle, K-State’s staff includes Seth Alberg (Senior Manager of Business Development), Brett Foltz (Senior Manager of Business Development), Jeff Bloomer (Manager of Business Development), Sean Wollenberg (Manager of Business Development) and Greg Goodman (Coordinator of Partnership Services).  

An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. In addition to K-State, it manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate partners and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; licensing and trademark consulting; digital platform expertise; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. For more about Learfield’s history, businesses and career opportunities, visit www.learfieldsports.com.