Chad McEvoy’s got game. The Northern Illinois University professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education’s has been featured in more than 100 media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Higher Education, “PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer,” New York Daily News and USA Today. McEvoy earned a doctorate in sport administration form the University of Northern Colorado with a doctoral minor in applied statistics and research methods. He holds a master’s degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Iowa State University, and has conducted research projects for clients at the college, Olympic and professional sport levels.
McEvoy is co-author of two textbooks in the sport management discipline, “Financial Management in the Sport Industry,” and “Research Methods and Design in Sport Management.” He is currently editor of Case Studies in Sport Management, having served previously as co-editor of the Journal of Issues and Intercollegiate Athletics. McEvoy is also currently serving as president-elect of the Sport Marketing Association (SMA) and served as a panelist before the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics in a discussion on the effectiveness of NCAA penalties for rules violations.
Sports management; sports marketing; sports finance; sports sales
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