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.

Learn about Courses and Program Requirements in the Course Catalogu

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.

Faculty

Dennis Anderson

Dennis Anderson

Department Chairperson, Professor
Sports Management, Management & Information Technology
Dominick Chiodi

Dominick Chiodi

Adjunct 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

SFC to Celebrate New Graduate May 24

Hundreds of graduates from the St. Francis College Class of 2017 will be joined by family and friends for the College's spring 2017 commencement ceremony on Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Wednesday, May 24 at 11:00am. A Baccalaureate Mass will be held the night before at 6:00pm at St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral in Brooklyn.

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Baseball as a Road to God with John Sexton

The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping Dr. John Sexton from delivering his talk, Baseball as a Road to God, at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon.

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19th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial Run

Clear blue skies and a cold wind set the backdrop for a morning when 225 runners registered to run in the 19th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K at Brooklyn Bridge Park on April 8.

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SFC Women's Leadership Network

Elizabeth Mindlin '81, Judy A. Rice '79, Dyanne Marie Rosado '95 and Honorary Degree recipient Saundra Thomas '10 worked together with the Office of Development to create the Women's Leadership Network at St. Francis College.

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