Sport Management

The popularity of sports around the world creates a wide variety of career options and ministry opportunities in sport management. A career in sport management can be very rewarding for those who love sports and are motivated to help others enjoy them.

The need for well-trained managers in sport organizations and businesses, athletic programs, community and private fitness clubs, ministry outreach, sport medicine and sport media is vital. This major takes an applied learning approach to prepare students for the wide range of career options in sport management. Practical experiences, volunteer opportunities and internships are emphasized to prepare the future professional for the ever-changing aspects of a career in sport management.

Areas of Concentration

  • Sport Management
  • Sport Business
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Ministry
  • Sport Psychology

Internship Opportunities

  • Fort Wayne Mad Ants
  • Fort Wayne Tin Caps
  • Memorial Coliseum
  • Spiece Fitness
  • South Bend Cubs
  • Special Olympics
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Career Opportunities

  • Professional or Semi-Professional Organizations
  • Sporting Good Business
  • Sport Law
  • Private or Public Clubs
  • Sport Travel
  • Coaching
  • Sport Psychologist
  • Teaching
  • Sporting Director

Sport Management is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • People oriented
  • Responsible
  • Innovative
  • Zealous
  • Exceptional
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D Johnson

Darrell L. Johnson, M.A., Ed.D.

Professor of Sport Management
dljohnson@grace.edu
Chad Brisco

Chad Briscoe, M.A.

Director of Athletics; Instructor of Sports Management
chad.briscoe@grace.edu

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