Nashville Sports Council


Nashville Sports Council
  • Big Machine Music City Grand Prix
  • Davis Cup International
  • NCAA March Madness – Rounds 1 & 2
  • NCAA Men’s Golf Regionals
  • NCAA Women’s Final Four
  • NFL Draft
  • NHL All-Star Game
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Running Series
  • SEC Football Media Days
  • SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament
  • SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament
  • SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament
  • TransPerfect Music City Bowl
  • US Women’s Amateur
  • US Figure Skating National Championships


Nashville Sports Council
414 Union Street, Suite 1010

Nashville, TN 37219

Office: 615-743-3120

Scott Ramsey - President & CEO

Jay Grider - COO & Senior VP of Operations

Scott McGilberry - SVP of Finance & HR

Carly Ramsey - Director of Events & Operations

Rachel Schuchert – Director of Events & Operations

Joseph Donaldson – Event Manager

Aldo Amato – Director of PR & Communications

Samantha De Varona – Brand & Digital Marketing Coordinator

Christian Drake – Strategic Partnerships Coordinator

Monica McConnaughey – Director of Strategic Partnerships


Established in 1992, the Nashville Sports Council has been the driving force of sports tourism and culture in Music City by recruiting and hosting events that’ve resulted in over $900 million in direct economic impact. We are a 501(c)6 non-profit, membership-driven organization dedicated to connecting our city’s sports and business communities together.

Highlights include:

  • Within 20 miles of Nashville, there are 20 Universities (18 Private & 2 Public Colleges)
  • Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena has been named Arena of the Year for 2021
  • Nashville resides in Davidson County, which is home to 700,000 residents
  • Nashville is home to several bodies of water, including: Percy Priest Lake, Old Hickory Lake, Two Rivers Lake, and the Cumberland River
  • Around 36,000 hotel rooms are available in Nashville

Highlighted Facilities

Bridgestone Arena

Bridgestone Arena is a multi-purpose venue in downtown Nashville. It is home to the NHL team the Nashville Predators and hosts the annual SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament. This arena has a capacity of 20,000. 


Nissan Stadium

Nissan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in downtown Nashville. It is home to the NFL team the Tennessee Titans and the college TSU Tiger’s. Every December the Stadium hosts the TransPerfect Music City Bowl. The capacity for this stadium is 69,143. 


Municipal Auditorium

The Municipal Auditorium is an indoor sports and concert venue, that also house the Musicians Hall of Fame Museum. The capacity for this venue is 9,700. 


Geodis Park

Geodis Park is a 30,000 seat-soccer-specific stadium. It is home to the MLS team Nashville SC. It opened in 2022 and will eventually turn into a multi-use facility. 


Centennial Sportsplex

Centennial Sportsplex is a multi-use athletic complex. Some of it’s major uses are aquatics, ice skating, hockey, and tennis.


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