IU Sport Management

http://www.indiana.edu/~kines/undergraduate/marketing.shtml Indiana University offers undergraduate degrees in Sport Marketing & Management and Sport Communication, as well as Master's and Ph.D.

degrees in Sport Management. Alumni of these programs have gone on to work for several professional, collegiate, and amateur sport organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. The IU Sport Communication program recently launched a sports news website, www.iusportcom.com, which showcases current students' work in writing, podcasting, and video production. Additionally, the site hosts live

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Another major update regarding the life and scholarship of Dr. Williams. Dr. Williams has recently been approved and announced as the Beinner Family Professor in Sport Marketing and Management. This endowed professorship is a testament to all of Dr. Williams hard work in research, teaching, and service. Congratulations on this incredibly prestigious award Dr. Williams!


For those that haven’t heard yet, the IU doctoral family tree grew by one last Friday, as Troy Arthur (now Dr. Arthur) passed his dissertation defense! For the many of you that know Dr. Arthur, make sure to congratulate him on this wonderful achievement! Congrats Dr. Arthur!

The committee was chaired by Dr. Pedersen, and consisted of the following wonderful scholars: Dr. Williams, Dr. Brown, Dr. Gang, and Dr. Sailes.


Make sure to check out Dr. Williams’ new Op-Ed on racial equity and inclusion at parksandrecbusiness.com. Subscription not required. Congrats Dr. Williams!

Photos from IU Sport Management's post 11/05/2021

Make sure to check out the recent article posted by the School of Public Health on the amazing new course that was constructed by Dr. Williams, Dr. Coble, and Dr. Yoon! Pictured are snippets from the article, which details the experience offered to the students, and the unique partnership between the Sport Marketing and Management program and the Indianapolis Colts!

Photos from IU Sport Management's post 10/29/2021

We would like to congratulate Dr. Kevin Byon on his reception of a major award! Last week at the Sport Marketing Association conference in Las Vegas, Dr. Byon was presented with a SMA Research Fellow Award. Congratulations on the obviously well deserved award Dr. Byon!

Pic #2: Dr. Byon receiving his award next to Dr. Nancy Lough (SMA president; right) and Mr. Kerry Bubolz (President and Chief Operating Officer of the Las Vegas Golden Nights; left)


Congratulations to Dr. Williams on being featured in an article late last week that focused breast cancer health disparities among Black women. Check out the video/article on ABC WRTV, or at this link : https://www.wrtv.com/news/working-for-you/giving-all-women-a-fighting-chance-group-works-to-end-breast-cancer-disparities

Congrats Dr. Williams!


Last week the Indiana University Ph.D. Alumni group gained another member! Please join us in congratulating Dr. Cecilia Zhang on the successful defense of her dissertation! Dr. Zhang’s committee consisted of Dr. Kevin Byon (chair), Dr. Pedersen, Dr. Svetina, and Dr. Williams. Congratulations Dr. Zhang!

Photos from IU Sport Management's post 09/27/2021

Congratulations to team Williams on their first place finish in the 10th Annual Fielding Sport Management golf tournament. We had a wonderful day on Saturday getting to be back together again, and we were able to have a lot of fun on the course as well! A big thank you to Dr. Williams for leading this amazing program, to Dr. Byon for putting on such a fun event, to Dr. Koceja for supporting what we do, and to all of the faculty, spouses, students, and friends that allow this program to be what it is!


We want to congratulate Dr. Sean Son for officially defending his dissertation a couple of weeks ago! Dr. Son’s dissertation was titled, “The role of visual congruity in Jersey sponsorship: The effect of created brand-color congruity on attitude and purchase intention.” Congratulations Dr. Son on a successful defense and a successful doctoral career!

Photos from IU Sport Management's post 08/16/2021

We want to thank Colts’ VP of Data Strategy & Analytics, Charlie Shin, for generously giving our faculty, graduate students, and families the opportunity to witness an awesome Colts win! We would also like to thank Dr. Williams and his family for providing an awesome Pre-game tailgate, and Dr. Yoon for pulling it all together! An awesome experience to be back at live sporting events together!


A massive congratulations is in place for Dr. Pedersen as the 7th edition of his Contemporary Sport Management textbook has now been published! Another great up-to-date resource for aspiring sport management professionals across the nation and around the world!



We would like congratulate current Bradley University AD, Dr. Chris Reynolds (PhD Class of 2012), on being selected to lead the DI Men’s basketball committee in 2022. An amazing and well deserved honor for yet another standout alumni. Congratulations on this announcement, and on all of your success as the Athletic Director of Bradley University, Dr. Reynolds!


Congratulations to Dr. Williams on his interview in wfyi Indianapolis! The article discusses a report written by Dr. Kevin Brown and Dr. Williams on pay for play from a CRT perspective. Check out the article on wfyi.org!


Sending out a big congratulations to the recently graduated Dr. William Jang and his former advisor, Dr. Byon, on their recent award. These two were the recipients of the Best Paper Award of 2020 by the International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. Congratulations on this awesome award Dr. Jang and Dr. Byon!


Congratulations to Dr. Williams and Sean on their recent publication in the International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship!

Photos from IU Sport Management's post 07/01/2021

A research symposium hosted by The IU sport management doctoral program back in 2011. Several doctoral students featured in these photos are now university faculty members around the world (England, South Korea, United States, etc.)!

Feel free to tag those in the comments who weren’t tagged in the photos.

Timeline Photos 05/03/2021

Thank you to all who participated in the 2021 Spring Doctoral Colloquium! A big thank you to our amazing faculty for their continued time and support of this awesome opportunity for our students!

Timeline Photos 03/22/2021


Congratulations to Dr. Williams, Sean Son, Dr. Walsh and Jin Park on their publication in Sport Marketing Quarterly. Check out their work at fitpublishing.com/journals/smq ... Volume 30, Issue 1

Congratulations to all involved on such a great publication❕

Timeline Photos 02/18/2021

Our very own Dr. Sailes will be participating as an esteemed panelist for a discussion on “Black Excellence in Indiana Sorts.” Registration for this virtual conversation is free, and can be found at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-conversation-on-black-excellence-in-indiana-sports-tickets-140010251431

We can’t wait to hear what you have to say Doc!

The event starts at 6pm tonight!

Timeline Photos 02/16/2021

Dr. Williams was joined by Dr. Cedric Bryant (ACE President & CSO) and Rory James (IU Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion Director), for a talk about health disparities in the midst of the pandemic! An incredibly informative piece that you can read all about at the following link: https://www.wrtv.com/news/coronavirus/health-professionals-examining-disparities-in-accessing-healthcare-during-pandemic

Timeline Photos 02/11/2021

Back in 2011 the IU sport management doctoral students posed for a photo before a doctoral symposium. In the 10 years after this photo this group has had a tremendous impact both on the academy and the sport industry overall, representing various universities and sport organizations around the world (England, South Korea, United States, etc.). Feel free to respond with the universities and organizations represented in this photo.

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Timeline Photos 01/27/2021


Congratulations to Dr. Byon and alumnus Dr. Jones for their publication of “Team Identification and Negotiation: A Mediated-Moderation Model of Constraints, Motivation, and Sport Consumption” in Sport Marketing Quarterly. The study can be found at: https://fitpublishing.com/articles/team-identification-and-negotiation-mediated-moderation-model-constraints-motivation-and


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We would like to sincerely welcome the newest member of the IU Sport Management faculty, Tanya Jones! Below is a short bio about Mrs. Jones:
Tanya Jones is a doctoral candidate in Physical Culture and Sports Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and has a B.S. and M.S. in kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. Her research, broadly, focuses on the intersection of race, politics, and sport. Specifically, Tanya’s research concentrates on the history of modern sport and race, and its impact on society. Tanya’s graduate research in the past five years involves the history of sporting boycotts in the United States surrounding apartheid South Africa.
We are very excited to see the impact Mrs. Jones will have on our program, and the students therein!

Timeline Photos 01/07/2021


Congratulations to Alumni Dr. William Jang, Dr. Kyungyeol (Anthony) Kim, and their former advisor Dr. Byon, for their publication of “Social atmospherics, affective response, and behavioral intention associated with esports events” in Frontiers in Psychology (Movement Science and Sport Psychology). The study can be found at: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01671/full


Timeline Photos 01/04/2021


Congratulations to Alumnus Dr. Kyungyeol (Anthony) Kim and his former advisor Dr. Byon, and Dr. Baek, for their publication of “Customer-to-customer value co-creation and co-destruction in sporting events” in The Service Industries Journal. The study can be found at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02642069.2019.1586887?tab=permissions&scroll=top






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