Collin W. Vataha

Position, Sports Industry at Game Plan Special Services LLC

Location:
1710 West 23rd Street, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Company:
Game Plan Special Services LLC
HQ Phone:
(617) 267-1000
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Last Updated 9/11/2017

General Information

Employment History

Registered Representative  - StillPoint Capital , LLC

President  - Vataha Sports Corp

Vice President  - Gameplan LLC

Education

Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School

Williams College

BA  - Political Economy , 

Web References  

Vataha Sports Corp - Investment Banking & Consulting for the Sports Industry

COLLIN VATAHA, PRESIDENT
Collin Vataha Collin has extensive buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions experience in the professional sports industry. Collin has completed financial and business due diligence on countless professional sports teams and leagues including teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Barclays Premier League, NASCAR, Affiliated Minor League Baseball, Arena Football League, National Lacrosse League and more. Collin has developed detailed financial models for prospective team buyers with EBITDA and cash flow projections and authored sell-side confidential information memoranda for the sale of both major and minor league team assets and partnership interests. Collin started his career in the sports industry in 2003 with Game Plan LLC, quickly earning title of Vice President of the leading sports investment banking and consulting firm providing services to current and prospective professional sports team owners, professional sports leagues, sports facilities and other investors and lenders in the professional sports industry. During his 9-year tenure with Game Plan LLC Collin was involved in many of the company's landmark transactions including the acquisition of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004, the acquisition of the Golden State Warriors in 2010 and the sale of the St. Louis Blues in both 2006 and 2012. Collin grew up in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts where he attended Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Collin continued his education at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts graduating with a BA in Political Economy while earning the 2001 Arthur B. Graves Prize in Political Economy. A wide receiver and place kicker on the Williams varsity football team Collin received the 2001 Francis X. Keating Award presented by the National Football Foundation for outstanding character and achievement. Collin is remembered on the Williams College campus for his last-second field goal to beat archrival Amherst College 48-46 on November 8, 1997 in what has been called one of the greatest college football games of all time. *Collin holds a FINRA Series 79 Investment Banking registration as a registered representative of StillPoint Capital, LLC. Collin currently resides with his growing family in Orange County, California. CONTACT Collin Vataha, President collinv@vatahasports.com Tel. 617-899-1136 Fax 877-305-8941

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Collin Vataha
President, Vataha Sports Corp; former Vice President, Game Plan LLC, a sports investment banking and consulting firm.

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Your Call Football Adds Head of Football Operations to Play-Calling Competition | Business Wire

Collin Vataha Named Vice President of Football Operations
Collin Vataha, a 15-year veteran of the sports-business industry, is joining Your Call Football (YCF) as Vice President of Football Operations to develop the professional football teams that will compete on the field while fans call the plays live from their mobile devices in YCF's innovative, social play-calling competition. (Photo: Business Wire) Collin Vataha, a 15-year veteran of the sports-business industry, is joining Your Call Football (YCF) as Vice President of Football Operations to develop the professional football teams that will compete on the field while fans call the plays live from their mobile devices in YCF's innovative, social play-calling competition. (Photo: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Collin Vataha, a 15-year veteran of the sports-business industry, is joining Your Call Football (YCF) as Vice President of Football Operations to develop the professional football teams that will compete on the field while fans call the plays live from their mobile devices in YCF's innovative, social play-calling competition. (Photo: Business Wire) Collin Vataha, a 15-year veteran of the sports-business industry, is joining Your Call Football (YCF) as Vice President of Football Operations to develop the professional football teams that will compete on the field while fans call the plays live from their mobile devices in YCF's innovative, social play-calling competition. (Photo: Business Wire) NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Your Call Football (YCF) is bringing its play-calling competition one step closer to fans with the addition of Mr. Collin Vataha as Vice President of Football Operations. Mr. Vataha, a 15-year veteran of the sports-business industry, will develop the professional football teams that will compete on the field while fans call the plays live from their mobile devices in YCF's innovative, social play-calling competition. Mr. Vataha has worked with YCF since its early stages as part of the company's consulting relationship with Game Plan, a leading sports and entertainment consulting company. As YCF moves closer to bringing its play-calling competition to market, Mr. Vataha will determine training and game sites, staff the high-quality football teams from players to coaches to support personnel, and work with the entire football staff to implement YCF technology into the live football games. "Having Collin on board, with his experience as a football player and sports business consultant and his ability to think creatively outside the traditional sports conventions, will allow the company to deliver a quality, interactive fan experience that has never been done before," said Julie Meringer, President of Your Call, Inc. Mr. Vataha started his career in the sports industry in 2003 with Game Plan, and he continues to provide services to current and prospective professional sports team owners, professional sports leagues, sports facilities and other investors and lenders in the sports industry. Mr. Vataha was a receiver and placekicker on the Williams College football team and his father, Randy, co-founder and President of Game Plan, played for the New England Patriots in the 1970s. With Mr. Vataha on board, YCF will officially launch in 2018 with its revolutionary fan play-calling competitions during live, professional football games. Your Call Football adds Collin Vataha as VP of Football Operations, bringing its play-calling competition one step closer to market.

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