who we are
Our team works directly with all institutional + brand partners to develop best-in-class programs + compliant business verticals customized for NIL and other emerging topics customized for each client's needs.
Who We Are
CEO + Founding Partner
As CEO and Founding Partner of Altius Sports Partners, Casey is the founding member, responsible for the oversight of the company.
Prior to founding Altius Sports Partners, Casey was the vice president of business & legal affairs at the NFL Players Association, helping lead the NIL program for all NFL players. He began his career in sports media at NFL Media and FOX Sports and has taught at both USC and Howard law schools.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of Altius Sports Partners, Courtney leads, manages and directs all day-to-day operations and is responsible for the company’s strategic growth, oversight of staff, fiscal management, current client relationships, business development, and promotion of ASP’s mission and values.
Courtney joins the Altius team after teaching as a full-time faculty member at the USC Marshall School of Business, where he was also the Associate Director of the USC Marshall Sports Business Institute.
VP, Collegiate Partnerships
As Vice President, Collegiate Partnerships, Andrew oversees university relationships and provides guidance to athletics departments in building customized NIL programs addressing rule changes, compliance support, institutional policy, new opportunities, and educational programming.
Andrew comes to Altius after serving as Senior Associate Athletics Director for Regulatory Affairs at the University of Tennessee where he was responsible for overseeing all areas of a comprehensive compliance program for the university’s 20 intercollegiate athletics teams and served as sport administrator for seven of the Volunteers’ sport programs. He has been a member of the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC) for more than a decade, most recently having served as NAAC President during the 2020-21 academic year. Prior to his arrival at Tennessee, Andrew held a similar leadership role in the athletics department at Marshall University and taught in the school’s undergraduate and graduate sports management programs. He previously served as the Director of Compliance/Education and Communications at LSU.
Senior Account Executive
As Senior Account Executive for Altius Sports Partners, Celine oversees client relationships, serves in an advisory capacity in the evolving landscape, and grows stakeholder engagement to deliver the full client experience.
Prior to Altius, Celine was the Director of Advancement and Engagement at Women Leaders in College Sports, working with sport executives and leading all membership touchpoints, stewardship, and experience. She worked hands-on with member development, connecting members, and enhancing leadership opportunities within Women Leaders. She began her career at Western Illinois University in College Athlete Development and Academics, overseeing football, men’s and women’s basketball, and track and field while assisting all sports. Celine also oversaw both S.A.A.C. and W.E. (Women Empowering), the group for female college athletes.
Senior Account Executive
As Senior Account Executive for Altius Sports Partners, Rahman oversees client relationships, serves in an advisory capacity in the evolving landscape, and grows stakeholder engagement to deliver the full client experience.
Rahman joins Altius having previously served as a Player Manager with the NFL Players Association where he curated and administered emerging off-the-field programming for the league’s active players; most specifically around continuing education, career development, financial literacy, and early career onboarding. Before joining the NFLPA, Rahman championed athlete development with multi-year stints at both the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Kansas City Chiefs. While with the Chiefs, Rahman was an integral part in setting league-wide player engagement benchmarks with having players participate in both academic and experiential learning opportunities each off-season. Rahman also currently serves as an adjunct professor with the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and as an advisory board member for Georgia Southern University’s sports management program and Waters College.
As Account Executive for Altius Sports Partners, Carly serves as a day-to-day contact for client relationships, delivering the full client experience and maintaining and growing engagement with clients.
She is a former Division I athlete from Dartmouth College, where she served as team captain for the women’s volleyball team and was named Academic All-Ivy League in 2019. Carly also spent time at the NFLPA working as a Former Player Services intern, with the Orlando Magic as a Legendary Guest Services Representative, and in the Dartmouth Athletics fundraising and external relations departments.
As Account Executive for Altius Sports Partners, Erin serves as a day-to-day contact for client relationships, delivering the full client experience and maintaining and growing engagement with clients.
Prior to Altius, Erin worked as a Logistics Consultant at Axle Logistics where she managed a portfolio of clients to oversee the full lifecycle of shipments and optimize supply chain efficiencies in various markets. Erin spent most of her career at the University of Tennessee where she served as the Coordinator for Student-Athlete Development. In this role, she supported 500+ student-athletes in the areas of career and professional development, community outreach, personal enhancement, and leadership development while advising the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Erin is a former Division I women’s soccer student-athlete who competed for Marquette University.
Client Services + Administrative Coordinator
As Client Services and Administrative Coordinator, Caroline provides organizational support to the ASP team and works hands-on with client services and business development efforts.
Caroline joins Altius from Spotlight Analyst Relations where she was a Client Partner. In this role, she worked hands-on with technology vendors in developing the program strategy, maintaining the day-to-day responsibilities, and fostering the client relationship. She is a former Division I swimmer from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she served as two-time team captain, earned ACC Academic Honor Roll honors, and was named a 12x All-American.
Kendall Johnson Jr.
Client Services + Administrative Coordinator
As Client Services and Administrative Coordinator, Kendall provides organizational support to the ASP team and works hands-on with client services and business development efforts.
Kendall joins Altius from Bleav Podcast Network, where he was the talent intern. In this role, he worked hands-on with professional athletes and media pundits onboarding them to the network. He is also a former D1 football player at the University of Nevada-Reno and the University of Louisiana where he earned Academic All-Mountain West and Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll honors.
As Operations Coordinator, Marcus manages day-to-day operations, analyzes organizational performance, and provides strategic planning for improvements.
Marcus has a law degree from Michigan Law and a finance degree from San Diego State University. With his experience as a transactional attorney and tech startup operator, Marcus evaluates issues from both a legal and business perspective to balance risk and reward and align ASP’s operations with its mission and values.