Champions on the court and in the classroom, St. Francis College Women's Basketball Head Coach John Thurston is retiring after six years leading the Division I team to new heights.
Get In the Game with a Minor in Sports Management
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.
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.
Ever since St. Francis College went co-ed 50 years ago, many successful women have graduated from the institution to become successful leaders in a variety of fields. Now, many of these women are coming together to grow the Women Leadership Network (WLN) at St. Francis College.
They come from New York City and around the world; St. Francis College students and faculty who work together for the common goal of improving themselves and the world around them.
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.
Dexter Henry mixed his love for sports with video production and started his own entrepreneurial venture, Backpack Broadcasting.
The Class of 2018 is honored at Winter Commencement.