Cobb County, GA – (July 1, 2024) – Rachel Rogers, vice president of sports sales & engagement for Cobb Travel & Tourism and Cobb Sports Alliance, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Sports ETA as a destination representative. Sports ETA is the only trade association for the sports events and tourism industry in America.

Rogers is a veteran in the sports events and tourism industry, serving Cobb Travel & Tourism and growing the sports sales and engagement department for more than a decade. Previously, Rogers served as the NAIA football national championship game week coordinator, and as the director of marketing and senior associate athletic director at Shorter University. She is a graduate of Shorter University in Rome, Georgia.

“We welcome Rachel to the Sports ETA Board of Directors to represent destinations in our industry,” said John David, president & CEO of Sports ETA. “Rachel has been a long-time member of the association and will bring creative and innovative ideas to Sports ETA on behalf of the member destinations.”

“Rachel’s leadership, skills, and creativity are what makes her such a vital member of the Cobb Travel & Tourism and Cobb Sports Alliance team,” said Holly Quinlan, president & CEO of Cobb Travel & Tourism. “We are thrilled for her to take on the role as destination representative with Sports ETA and serve not only Cobb County, but sports tourism as a whole in such a fantastic and fundamental organization.”


Cobb Travel & Tourism is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization, working to bring visitors to Cobb County. Cobb Travel & Tourism is the only organization positioned to market Cobb County and its assets as a 365-day destination. As the leading industry in Cobb County, tourism has a significant economic impact.

MEDIA CONTACT:             Lindsey Burruss