Board of Directors
Sunshine State Conference
Ed Pasque was named as the sixth commissioner of the Sunshine State Conference on Jan. 1, 2014. Prior to joining the SSC, Pasque served as the Senior Associate Commissioner for External Affairs at the Atlantic 10 Conference in Newport News, Va. Pasque joined the Atlantic 10 in 2008, and while there, he managed the marketing, branding and multimedia rights partnerships and served as legal counsel for the league.
Prior to his position with the A-10, he was the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration at Northern Illinois University from 2006-08. He served Campbell University for three years as Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Academic Services from 2003-06.
Pasque earned his juris doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2001. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Eckerd College in 1992. Between degrees, Pasque served in the United States Navy as a communications supervisor for the Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eleven.
In addition to his roles in athletic administration, Pasque has worked as an adjunct professor at West Florida, Campbell, and Northern Illinois, where he taught classes in sports law, sports finance and sports marketing. He has also worked as an intercollegiate athletics consultant with Carr Sports Associates from 2004-08, providing expertise in the areas of NCAA legislation and membership requirements as part of strategic planning and feasibility studies.
A native of Hazel Park, Michigan, Pasque and his wife, Stacey, have three children: Ruby (14), Oliver (12) and Hazel (10).