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Senior Research Analyst

Adam joined the team in early 2015, bringing his sport-focused experience and education to SMS USA as a Research Analyst.

With his passion and knowledge of the game, Adam primarily manages tennis research for our clients in every sector of the industry. He previously worked in managerial, sales, and customer service roles at several major retail sporting goods chains, starting his pursuit for a career in sports before even finishing high school.

Adam graduated from Florida State University in 2013 with a double major in Business Management and Sports Management. He worked nearly two years as a Marketing & Promotions intern with FSU’s Athletic Department. He also served on the executive board of FSU’s Sports Management Student Association

Out of the office, Adam can be found on the sunny tennis courts of West Palm Beach.

E-mail: adam.hile@sportsmarketingsuveysusa.com

Who is your ultimate sporting hero?

Roger Federer

What is your favorite sporting theme tune?

The Space Jam theme

Which sports event or venue would you most like to visit?

All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club for Wimbledon. 100%.

Which (sport) team do you support?

As an alumnus, I’ve got to support my Florida State Seminoles. In the NBA, I like the Houston Rockets. I don’t have any real favorite pro football (American) team. I still need a soccer team to support, especially in the Premier League.

What’s your favorite sporting event to watch?

I’m going to have to say Wimbledon. Or maybe night matches at the US Open. That’s a tough one.

What are your sporting goals?

I want to be able to dunk on a 10 ft regulation size basketball hoop.
(It’s not going to happen.)