Sports Management

Get In the Game with a Minor in Sports Management

Overview

There's more to athletics than the people playing the sport... a lot more. Sports Management is a vital part of any athletic activity and St. Francis College can help you get on the sidelines.

Find the sports career of your dreams.

In this global, multi-billion dollar business, sports organizations need creative, knowledgeable, and savvy professionals to succeed. Students in the Sports Management minor are equipped with the supervision, finance, media relations, sales, and promotion skills that today’s sports organizations need.

With more professional teams than any other market in the world, New York City offers unparalleled opportunity to gain an internship and hands-on experience.

Students in the program also pursue careers as sports agents, sports writers, fitness directors, strength and fitness coaches, sports photographers, facility and business, managers, and publicists, as well as sports-related opportunities in television, newspapers, and radio.

Courses & Program Info

Today’s sports organization are high stakes businesses requiring creative, knowledgeable, and savvy professionals. Sports management is a burgeoning field both nationally and globally. St. Francis College is located in Brooklyn, New York, the epicenter of this expanding area. Numerous major league sports teams, corporations and sporting goods companies provide you with countless opportunities you couldn't find anywhere else. In addition there are several sports-related opportunities in television, newspapers, and radio. The St. Francis Sports Management Program provides the skills necessary for any number of career choices including work as a:

  • sports agent,
  • fitness director,
  • strength and fitness coach, and
  • sports photographer.

In addition students learn a skill set to enhance their expertise and knowledge in supervision, finance, media relations, and sales promotion.

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Faculty

Dennis Anderson

Dennis Anderson

Department Chairperson, Professor
Sports Management, Management & Information Technology
Irma Garcia

Irma Garcia

Adjunct Professor
Sports Management
Chase Licata

Chase Licata

Adjunct Professor
Sports Management
John McNamara

John McNamara

Professor
Sports Management, Education
Miriam Salholz

Miriam Salholz

Associate Professor
Accounting & Business Law, Sports Management, American Studies, Honors
Gerard Shaw

Gerard Shaw

Associate Professor
Sports Management, Education
Celeste Thompson-Van Nice

Celeste Thompson-Van Nice

Adjunct Professor
Sports Management, Management & Information Technology

News & Events

News

U.S. News & World Report Names SFC to 5 'Best' Lists

While students are still getting used to their new schedule, they received some reaffirming news about the decision they made to attend St. Francis College, as U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Francis on 5 Best lists for the 2018 year including Best Regional Colleges in the North, Least Debt, and Best in Ethnic Diversity

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In Support of DACA

As most of you now know, the White House has announced plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the coming months. I am writing today to profess that St. Francis College, a college dedicated to hospitality in the most profound sense of the term, stands with all members of our community who are directly or indirectly affected by this decision. As I wrote to you just a few days ago, "...we should heed the words of Pope Francis: 'authentic hospitality is our greatest security against hateful acts...'" In our deeds we can be living examples of what it means to affirm the value and dignity of each person.

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SFC Again Named Best Bang for the Buck

With a new president ready to begin the school year, St. Francis College heads into the Labor Day weekend with an honor from Washington Monthly magazine, named for a second year in a row as a Best Bang for the Buck among colleges in the northeast.

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10th Year Forbes Selects SFC for America's Top Colleges List

Every year Forbes offers prospective college students and their parents a way to find the best colleges for their money, and every year St. Francis College is offered as one of the choices. With the release of the 2017 rankings, St. Francis has now been ranked one of America's Top Colleges all 10 years that Forbes has published the list.

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