ISBN-10:
0834217961
ISBN-13:
9780834217966
Pub. Date:
08/15/2000
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Profiles of Sport Industry Professionals: The People Who Make the Games Happen: The People Who Make the Games Happen / Edition 1

Profiles of Sport Industry Professionals: The People Who Make the Games Happen: The People Who Make the Games Happen / Edition 1

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Overview

The sports field is becoming increasingly complex and multifaceted, and sports is big business. Students will learn how their careers evolved, how they prepared, and what their failures and successes have been. The editors of this unique text compiled interviews of a sport agent, high school athletic director, sport attorney, fitness trainer, ice rink manager, reporter, and many more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834217966
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 08/15/2000
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 485
Product dimensions: 1.03(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

About the Author

Research Interests Job Satisfaction of Intercollegiate Directors of Athletics Motivations of Donors to Intercollegiate Athletics Motivations of Spectators: Specifically Professional Golf Events and Intercollegiate Athletics Public Relations Practices of Intercollegiate Athletic Departments Education Ed.D., Temple University, 1995 M.S., Western Maryland College, 1992 B.A., York College of Pennsylvania, 1986 Professional Experience 2001- present, Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences 2000-2001 Associate Professor of Sport Management, Coordinator of Sport Management Program, Acting Coordinator of Recreation Program, York College of Pennsylvania 1998-2000 Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Coordinator of Sport Management Program, York College of Pennsylvania 1994-1998, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales. 1989-1994, Varsity Soccer Coach, Western Maryland College

Dr. Mary A. Hums, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Sport Administration Program at the University of Louisville. She holds a Ph.D. in Sport Management from Ohio State University, an M.A. in Athletic Administration as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Iowa, and a B.B.A. in Management from the University of Notre Dame. In addition to being a Past President of the Society for the Study of Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity (SSLASPA), she is an active member of: The North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) The European Association of Sport Management (EASM) The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) The National Intramural and Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) Prior to the University of Louisville, Hums served on the Sport Management faculty at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, directed the Sport Management Program at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, and was Athletic Director at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, IN.

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