Director Nik Rokop is the Coleman Foundation Clinical Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Stuart School of Business, teaches entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate level, and develops tools and frameworks to increase students’ chances of entrepreneurial success. He also directs the master’s programs in technological entrepreneurship. A lifelong entrepreneur, adviser to, and investor in entrepreneurial ventures, Rokop has a passion for helping others succeed.
Associate Director McQuality is the head coach of Illinois Tech’s cross country and track and field teams, with whom he has been involved since 2018. He also teaches sports economics, the history and society of sports, and sports leadership at the Stuart School of Business. He received his master’s in sports administration from Northwestern University, and worked in the sports industry at Dick Pond Athletics and Naperville Running Company.