Athletic Administration & Sports Management Minor

Why Athletic Administration & Sports Management?

  • Are you considering a career within a sports-related industry? What about a career in athletic administration and/or coaching? Houghton’s Athletic Administration & Sports Management program equips students with organizational planning, decision-making and execution within the growing sporting world.

Academic Athletic Administration & Sports Management Minor at Houghton College:

Prepares students for professional leadership roles within the sports industry:

  • Collegiate & High School Athletics
  • Event & Facilities Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Media & Public Relations
  • Recreation Programing
  • Product Management
  • Emergent Technologies

Examples of Houghton alumni within the field:

  • Skip Lord, Executive Athletic Director at Houghton College
  • Brad Zarges, Director of Athletics at Eastern Nazarene College
  • Keith Davie, Athletic Director & Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Nyack College
  • Lori Wynn, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Geneva College
  • Cameron Konert, Head Baseball Coach at Eastern Nazarene College
  • Steve Burke, Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Judson University

Athletic Administration & Sports Management Minor Academic Requirements (14):

  • PHED 314 Organization & Management of PE & Athletics (2)
  • PHED 306 Principles of Coaching & Sports Management (4)
  • PHED 315 Psychosocial Aspects of PE and Sport (2)
  • PHED 313 Sports Marketing & Communication (2)

Choose One:

  • BAD 213 Business Law (4)
  • BAD 320 Leadership Development (4)
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