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Shelley Godwin (PMSA '14) Leading Group of MTSU Athletes on Trip to Dominican Republic

Shelley Godwin, a student in the Ohio Professional Online Master of Sports Administration program and head women's tennis coach at Middle Tennessee State University, will be leading a group of Blue Raider athletes on a mission trip in Santo Domingo this summer.

PMSA Student and Current Green Bay Punter Tim Masthay Planning for Future in Sports Business

Tim Masthay, a member of the Professional Online Master of Sports Administration Program, recently participated in Notre Dame's Medonza College of Business's "Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program.

Michael Braunstein '08, of Adrenaline Fundraising, Named Portland Thunder Kicker

Today, we feature a Q&A with Michael Braunstein ‘08, Fundraising Consultant for Adrenaline Fundraising. Michael discusses his career path, the challenges of balancing work and football, and the benefits of the Ohio Sports Administration alumni network.

Jay Bilas Interviewed by Drew Berst of AECOM

Drew Berst, Sports Business Development Director at AECOM and friend of the program, interviewed colorful sports analyst Jay Bilas about student-athlete development, the influence of agents, the NCAA Tournament, and shares a humorous story about Bill Raftery.

Undergraduate Students Participate in the Society for American Baseball Research Analytics Conference Diamond Dollars Case Competition

While most Ohio University students were settling back into routine after spring break, four undergraduate students from the College of Business were competing in the Diamond Dollars Case Competition.

Ohio Health O'Bleness Hospital Race For A Reason One Month Away

With April 26th quickly approaching, the Center for Sports Administration classes of 2014 and 2015 and Athletes in Action would like to announce the one month countdown to the 3rd annual OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Race For a Reason.

Class of 2015 Visits Washington Area for Class Trip

From March 20-22, the Class of 2015 had conversations with the Washington Redskins, Maryland Terrapins, Washington Nationals, Georgetown Hoyas, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, D.C. United, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Here's the social media recap!

Ohio University Signs Agreement with University of Bayreuth and Prepare for Professor Exchange

Ohio University’s College of Business and the University of Bayreuth’s Faculty of Services Management signed an addendum to an established memorandum of understanding which advances cooperation through research, as well as student and faculty exchanges in the sport management discipline.

For Ohio University Sports Administration Alumni, March Madness is Part of the Job

While March Madness is widely regarded for its on court drama and championship play, it is also a big time for many alumni of the Ohio Sports Administration program. This year, a total of 56 Sports Ad alumni are represented at the 68 schools that made the NCAA field.

Marketing Monday: Jen Johns, Senior Vice President for Strategic Relationships at Carrot & Stick, Inc.

This week's Marketing Monday features a Q&A with Jen Johns ‘93, Senior Vice President for Strategic Relationships at Carrot & Stick, Inc. Jen discusses her biggest marketing challenge, some interesting experiences in her career, and the benefits of the Ohio Sports Admin alumni network.

Alumni In The News

Tom Hunt '92 Named Chief Operating Officer at DC United

Tom Hunt '92 has been named the new Chief Operating Officer for DC United, taking the helm from Michael Williamson, who has moved to be the Chief Financial Officer at F.C. Internazionale Milano.

Craig Keilitz ’92 Named as the ABCA’s New Executive Director

Craig Kelitz, a 1992 graduate of the Ohio Sports Administration, was named the Executive Director of the American Baseball Coaches Association last Monday. Keilitz had previously served as Vice President for Athletics at High Point University.

Jon Steinbrecher ’84 To Be Inducted Into Valparaiso Athletics Hall Of Fame

Jon Steinbrecher, a 1984 graduate of the Ohio Sports Administration program, was inducted into the Valparaiso Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 22.

Kevin Abrams '97 Featured in NY Daily News Article

Kevin Abrams '97, assistant GM for the New York Giants, was recently featured in a New York Daily News Article about his pledge to donate to the You Can Play Project.

Jim Kahler ’81 Quoted in Cleveland.com Article about Cleveland Browns

Jim Kahler ’81, Executive Director of the Center for Sports Administration at Ohio University, was quoted and referenced in a recent Cleveland.com article titled “Browns fans ask, 'Is this any way to run an NFL team?' Well, yes” by Robert L. Smith.