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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

This is a Time For Us to Be Bold - President Martinez-Saenz Lays Out Vision for St. Francs College

In a deeply personal address with anecdotes about his family and an exploration of the mission of college education in the modern day, St. Francis College President Miguel Martinez-Saenz laid out an ambitious plan setting the College on a path of growth and transformation.

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The Inauguration of President Miguel Martinez-Saenz

The words of poet Maya Angelou were the first ones uttered by President Miguel Martinez-Saenz to a standing room only crowd of prospective students and their parents at the St. Francis College Open House in October. They knew, right away, this new president was energized with new ways to engage and educate the entire college community.

Now a few months into his tenure as the 19th President in its 160 year history, St. Francis College is proud to announce a series of events celebrating the inauguration of President Miguel Martinez-Saenz.

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