Candace Burton

Fast Fact

I didn’t leave the country until I was 19, but have since been to Amsterdam, Canada, Ecuador, and Ghana.

  • Position

    Associate, Community Partnerships

  • Sports Idol

    Venus Williams

  • At-Bat Song

    Django Jane by Janelle Monae

  • Career Highlights

    Candace joined Good Sports in July 2019. As a Community Partnerships Associate, Candace supports the execution of Good Sports donations to community organizations across the country.  She has a dual MBA/ MS Sport Management degree from UMass Amherst. As someone who loves learning new things, she learned how to play rugby and how to row as an undergraduate at Ithaca College. She loves using sports to make a difference which is why she became an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer at two sport nonprofits and what drew her to Good Sports. In her downtime, she loves to read, listen to podcasts, try new recipes and watch sports.