EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Harvard men's swimming alum Dan Shevchik '03 has been named to the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily's Forty Under 40 Class of 2018 as announced by journal.
SportsBusiness Journal/Daily released its annual list of 40 execs who will be recognized for excellence and innovation in their careers, all before the age of 40. All 40 execs will be featured in the April 9 issue of SportsBusiness Journal, where the stories of their career paths and successes will be shared. They also will be honored at the annual Forty Under 40 gala, April 18, at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live.
Shevchik is a Senior Vice President and Partner at Sports Media Advisors, based in New Canaan, Conn. The Sports Media Advisors is an advisory firm which focuses on the intersection of sports, television, and digital media. The company assists clients such as Major League Baseball, the NFL, and the PGA Tour in the development of long- and short-term media strategies, approaches to the creation, distribution, and monetization of content across television, web, mobile, social, and other platforms.
Graduating from Harvard in 2003 with a degree in applied mathematics and economics, Shevchik had a decorated career in the pool as he led the Crimson to three Ivy League Championships in the early part of the 21st century (2000, 2001, 2003). A four-time recipient of the Phil Moriarty Award as the Ivy League Championship Swimmer of the Meet, Shevchik held Ivy League Championship meet records in the 200 backstroke, 200 IM, and 400 IM at the time of his graduation as well as was earned the Harold Ulen Award as the Ivy League's Career High Point Swimmer. Additionally, Shevchik was also a four-time All-America first team honoree in the 200 backstroke, and 400 IM, as well as earned All-America honorable mention recognition in the 400 IM, 200 free relay, and 800 free relay. He also swam on the international stage, earning a bronze medal in the 200-meter backstroke for Team USA in the 1999 Pan American Games.
Shevchik will inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame as a member of the Hall of Fame Class of 2018 on Saturday, October 13, 2018.