The Sports Commission and its events have benefited from outstanding volunteer support. Tens of thousands of St. Louisans have devoted time and energy to contribute to the success of events like the U.S. Olympic Festival, the NCAA Final Four, NCAA Wrestling Championships and many others. The dedication and enthusiasm exhibited by area volunteers help make St. Louis a premier host region for big-time sporting events.

You can make your mark on America’s best sports city by volunteering to help out at Sports Commission activities and other sporting events taking place throughout the St. Louis community. Several volunteer opportunities are listed below. These do not include the additional NCAA or major championship events that vary from year to year.

The Musial Awards, named for Stan “The Man” Musial, is the most inspiring night in sports. The nationally televised show celebrates the year’s greatest moments of sportsmanship and those who embody class and character. The show will be hosted on Saturday, November 23 at Stifel Theatre.

Volunteers play a vital role in this prestigious event, with opportunities ranging from set-up/tear-down to assisting with check-in and filling seats for honorees and guests. It’s a unique chance to be part of one of St. Louis’ most memorable nights of the year. Let us know if you’d like to participate by contacting us below and please specify in the comments that you’d like to volunteer at the Musial Awards.

The Missouri Valley Conference will host their men’s basketball tournament – known as Arch Madness – March 6-9, 2025 at Enterprise Center.

Volunteers get an inside look at the tournament operations, media areas, team servicing and more. It’s a great way to expand your knowledge of sporting events and contribute to the legacy of the MVC Tournament in St. Louis.

For volunteer inquiries, please reach out to Russell Susuki at and specify that you are interested in volunteering at the MVC’s Arch Madness tournament.

The NCAA Men’s Frozen Four comes to St. Louis! The 2025 championship will be April 10 & 12 at Enterprise Center.

Help us welcome the four best collegiate teams to the Heartland of Hockey! To inquire about volunteering, please sign up through the form below. We will add you to our list and notify you of any volunteer opportunities as it gets closer to the event. More details will be released in the fall/winter during the 2024-2025 college season.

The Biz Dash is a Thursday night happy hour festival wrapped around a 5K run/walk. It brings together local companies to celebrate fitness, networking, and team camaraderie. The annual event takes place on a Thursday night in May (2025 Date TBD) at CITYPARK in Downtown St. Louis.

Volunteers play a significant role at the Biz Dash. Various opportunities include pre-event preparation such as team box assembly and packet pick-up. Volunteers also assist in the team village as well as along the race course. As a token of appreciation, all volunteers receive a complimentary volunteer shirt and a Biz Dash participant t-shirt. Check out the opportunities and sign up today!

Be part of the Olympic movement and help us celebrate St. Louis’ 1904 Olympic Legacy! The Sports Commission annually hosts Olympic Day with 6-Time Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee and other St. Louis Olympians. The event is held at America’s oldest active Olympic stadium – Francis Olympic Field – on the campus of Washington University.

As a volunteer, you’ll assist in greeting and directing participants, assisting with water and/or snacks, set-up and tear-down, and ensuring a smooth experience for those taking part in the annual celebration. Let us know if you’d like to participate by contacting us below.

“My enthusiasm for volunteering with the St. Louis Sports Commission stems from the organization’s commendable goals and mission. They contribute to enhancing the quality of life in St. Louis, making it a more enjoyable and vibrant city for residents, visitors, professionals, and sports enthusiasts alike. Each volunteer role plays a vital part in the success of events, allowing you to take pride in showcasing the best of St. Louis through your dedicated efforts.”

“I’ve been so fortunate to volunteer with the St. Louis Sports Commission for the last 18 years. Volunteering fuels my passion for sports and I feel like I’ve been able to contribute to the success of their events along with their mission to make St. Louis a better place to live, visit, work and play through sports.”

“Volunteering with the St. Louis Sports Commission has been a true advantage for our students both from an experience and networking aspect. Hundreds of Maryville University students have had the ability to grow their resume by working events such as the Musial Awards, Biz Dash, and everything in-between. We are extremely grateful that St. Louis has such a dedicated group of professionals helping the next generation of Sport Business professionals”

Maryville University

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