Mr. Rick Gentile was hired as Director of the Seton Hall Sports Poll in August of 2005. In addition to serving as the Poll's director, he also teaches the course “The Business of Sports Television” for both undergraduate and graduate students. Mr. Gentile came to Seton Hall after serving as senior vice-president and executive producer of CBS Sports. He is also president and executive producer of his own production company, 24 Productions. Mr. Gentile recently produced some motion capture animation for the CBS/Showtime mixed martial arts series, and is currently producing a documentary on the U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski team for NBC. He produced the commemorative video celebrating the University of Texas’ championship football season of 2005. Mr. Gentile is a 10 time Emmy award winner and served for 10 years on the prestigious International Olympic Committee TV Commission.
- B.A., Queens College