ALUMNI PROFILE

1st Student Profile

Yeo, Hyejin

Nationality: Korean
Date of Birth: April 4, 1988

EDUCATION

Seoul National University, Korea
Master's degree in Sport Management (Dream Together Master)

Pusan National University, Korea
Bachelor’s degree in Sport Science

WORK EXPERIENCE

Special Projects Manager, USA Team – 2015 Gwangju, BTI Events, USA (October 2014 – 2015)
• Coordinate the upcoming participation of the USA National Team in the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju,
Korea and facilitate the planning before and during the games.
• Help the USA Team to understand the Korean culture for better preparation.
International Cooperation, Kabaddi Competition Venue, 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee Incheon, Korea (July 2014 – October 2014)
• Managed overall aspect of international affairs at the Kabaddi competition venue.
• Developed international relationships with VIP guests and technical officials from all over Asia.
International Coordinator, Korea Kabaddi Association (KKA), Korea (February 2013- August 2013)
• Managed overall aspect of international affairs in cooperation with the International Kabaddi Federation.
• Ensured preparation and implementation of both domestic and international events.
• Processed an employment contract of a foreign coach for the national team.
International Intern, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), USA (July 2012 – December 2012)
• Liaised between the Korea Foundation for the Next Generation Sport Talent (NEST) and the NCAA.
• Rotated in four different departments (Governance, Academic and Membership Affairs, Student-Athlete Affairs, Championships and Alliances) for the best exposure to the organizational system and process.
• Served as a Project Assistant for the 2012 Student Athlete Leadership Forum and 2013 NCAA Convention.

HONORS AND AWARDS

MVP Award, 2010 Korea Kabaddi Championship (2010)
• For an excellent performance
2012 Pusan National University Graduation Award (2012)
• For the second highest grade amongst the alumni

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

National athlete, Korean Women’s Kabaddi Team (2010-2012)
• Participated in the 2010 Asian Games and the 2012 Women’s Kabaddi World Championship.

PERSONAL

• Languages: English (Fluent), French (Beginner), Korean (Native)
• Interests: Sports, Travel, Learning languages