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Lifelong Leadership with Latitude (and a learning attitude!)

What keeps Dr. Steven Estes, Professor of Leisure and Sport Management at Middle Tennessee State University engaged, looking for new challenges and delivering dynamic content to develop leaders for our community?? That question evolved in my mind the more we delved into Steve’s philosophy on leadership – developed over a career spanning over four decades. Experience has seen him guide students in the classroom as a tenured professor, high performance sport gave him the opportunity to compete at international events as part of the US rowing team, he continues to be a pivotal member and was twice president of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), a leadership lecturer in residence at the United States military training academy, and part of teams tackling grueling physical challenges.

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Sport Studies Students Set For Success

Bryan Beigie, Practicum and Internship Coordinator, in the Exercise Science Sports Studies Department at John Carroll University, works with students on the cusp of their professional journey In the spectrum of health sciences.

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Marquette Makes Leaders

Leadership is not a role it’s an attitude; a state of mind, a way of behaving that inspires people around you to follow, hold similar beliefs, live similar values and work towards common goals.

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Excellence in Sport Industry Collaborations

Writing ranked #1 in the world next to your name is a rare honor. Writing it 2 years in a row means that you understand how to get it right, you’re an innovator and you stay at the forefront of your field. Loughborough University, the #1 University in the World for Sports Related Subjects, gets teaching the business of sport right.

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Engagement & Excellence in Sport and Recreation Management

The team at Texas A&M University-Commerce encourage engagement, energy and work ethic in all of their Health and Human Performance students. Faculty work together to deliver exceptional outcomes, making an immediate impact on students’ lives and their professional careers. In this article we talk to Dr Clay Bolton and Dr Anthony Rosselli about their curriculum, students, internships and building those all-important networks.

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Conflict Management, Team Culture and High-Performance Sport

Josh Gordon relishes the opportunity to resolve fractious conflicts or situations engulfed by ineffective cultures. He’s a conflict management specialist, founder of the Sports Conflict Institute, and co-author of essential reading, The Sport’s Playbook: Building Teams That Outperform, Year After Year.

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Q&A with Joshua Gordon

Joshua Gordon, conflict management specialist, founder of the Sports Conflict Institute, and co-author of essential reading, The Sport’s Playbook: Building Teams That Outperform, Year After Year   By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments We

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Q&A with Dr. Jim Tennison

The extended Questions and Answers from the interview for the ‘Portability and Passion in Sport Management’ article with Dr. Jim Tennison   By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments We had the opportunity to interview

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Portability and Passion in Sport Management

As a Mascot for the Dallas Mavericks, Dr Jim Tennison, Program Director for the Master of Arts in Sport Management at Dallas Baptist University built morale on a massive scale, and as a lecturer he brings that same energy into the classroom. He tells us about the importance of developing passion in students, how ‘oneness’ and a love of sport can heal great socia

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2017 SMAANZ Conference

Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 30 November – 1 December 2017.   Laren Dyer, Head of Operations for Athlete Assessments will be among the 200 sport management and

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Dr Robert Baker – The Balancing Act in Sports Management

It is often said that having balance in life is a key ingredient in achieving success. And the balance provided in the curriculum directed by Dr Robert Baker at the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), George Mason University, is what makes their program sought after and its participants such successful graduates.

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Q&A with Dr. Robert Mathner

We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Mathner about his ‘Leadership Principles in HSTM’ class at Troy University for our article ‘Role-modeling Success Strategies in Sport Management’. Dr. Mathner had so many valuable insights that we

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Dr. Robert Mathner: Role-modeling Success Strategies in Sport Management

The value of fostering meaningful relationships is a key concept Dr. Robert Mathner, an Associate Professor at Troy University, Alabama, instils in his Hospitality, Sport & Tourism Management (HSTM) students. He knows that supporting their inter-personal skill development will differentiate them in the job market and goes a long way to ensuring they are well prepared for the next chapter in their lives and careers.

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What Employers Really Want

What is it that makes one college graduate stand out from their peers? And what do employers want more than any other skill when they are recruiting staff? According to the 2016 National Association of Colleges & Employers Job Outlook survey, the answer is leadership, team work and communication. Skills that leading universities are ensuring their students have by the time they graduate.

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In Pursuit of the perfect Post-Graduate Job

Beginning a lecture by explaining DISC theory may not sound exciting. But when the theory relates to how the students can find the best suited post graduate job, they tend to listen more carefully.

This was the case in Associate Professor, Dr Gonzalo Bravo’s Leadership in Sport Management class at West Virginia University.

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Knowing your DISC Profile gives job seekers the professional edge

For Dr. Hedlund, it is always exciting to hear about the successes of previous students. But it’s even more exciting when they tell you they were offered a position paying $20,000 more per annum than the one they applied for thanks to what they learnt in your class.

Natasha Miller was studying a Masters degree program in Sport Management at St. John’s University (New York) when she completed the Athlete Assessments Sports ManagerDISC Profile in a Sports Management class with Dr. David Hedlund.

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