Sport Management Education
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These articles give insight into what the ‘Best Practice’ and Leaders in Sport Education are doing with their University Programs. You may find our sections for our most recent articles, resources and materials, latest newsletters, or 5 Minutes with Bo Hanson video series valuable too.
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
Academic Excellence Transfers into Sporting Arena
Dual role sees Professor of Psychology build success in student-athletes as Head Coach of MCLA Lacrosse team Professor Maria Bartini, brings a wealth of insight, resources and invaluable real-life examples to her position as Head
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
Adelphi’s Sport Management Program: Small Classes In A Big City
New York is the headquarters for all four major sports leagues and home to celebrated NFL teams the Giants and Jets, historic baseball teams the Yankees and the Mets, basketball’s Knicks, Nets and Liberty, soccer’s Red Bulls, the U.S. Open and the New York Marathon. In short, it’s a sports lovers paradise.
2017 NASSM Conference: North American Society for Sport Management
From May 31th – June 3rd Athlete Assessments will be exhibiting at the 2017 North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference, presented by the Division of Sport Management at Texas A&M University. Athlete Assessments is
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.
Brandon Urry: It’s the Practical Experience that Makes a Difference in Sports Management
Landing your dream career in the field of Sports Administration can be nearly as tough as landing one on the sporting field itself. There are limited spaces to fill and only the best of the best will make it.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Differentiating your Sport Management Program
By Kate Ross How to Differentiate your Sport Management Program David P. Hedlund is well recognized for his academic research and real life success in sport and business. Since arriving at St John’s, David has quickly
Graduate Sport Management Programs: Student Satisfaction
By Kate Ross, Athlete Assessments Recently Liz and I attended the 2014 NASSM Conference in Pittsburgh. The North American Society for Sport Management Conference often features the innovators of the Sport Management industry, and many lecturers
Jim Tennison: A Passion for People
The transformation from NBA team mascot to a distinguished University Professor is not an expected character arc, but it is something that Jim Tennison derives huge amounts of passion from. The former mascot for the Dallas
The Team Works! Secrets to Successful Group Projects
Secrets to Successful Group Projects in Sport Management Programs By Liz Masen and Kate Ross A strong aversion to group assignments is a common refrain amongst students, program participants and professional academics. The activity itself prompts
Jacob Tingle: Leadership is, as Leadership does
By Liz Masen and Kate Ross This brief but incisive quote from Vice Chancellor of the University of Denver, Peg Bradley-Doppes resonates heavily with the modern notion of leadership. It is no longer seen as something
Preparing Sport Management Students for Success
By Liz Masen and Kate Ross It takes a village to raise a student The research which confronts sport management educators and career service personnel cannot be ignored. The challenge continues to be balancing academics with
Marlene Dixon: A+ Academics in Online Learning
Lessons from a Leader in Online Learning Online courses are growing exponentially, more than tripling in the last decade and now constitute a third of total university enrollment in the USA. In this environment, it
Flipping the Classroom in your Sport Management Program
By Liz Masen and Kate Ross Using technology to improve the classroom experience Bill Gates described it as “the future of education”, and Flipping the Classroom is certainly revolutionizing the delivery of education. With the
Sports Coach Philosophy in your Sport Coaching Minor
Find a phenomenal coach with a wealth of experience (and full trophy cabinet), and ask them what their coaching philosophy is. They will immediately provide you with a succinct account of what principles they adhere to and the standards they hold. So if top coaches have a coaching philosophy, do you?
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