“The Sport Management program at Slippery Rock University (SRU) helped prepare me for the rigorous and demanding work schedule within the sport industry. I was exposed to all facets of sport management throughout my undergraduate studies, which ultimately led me to the career path of facility management. From the profound curriculum to the talented faculty, the SRU Sport Management program provided a strong foundation for me to build on throughout my career.”
William Blood (2003) Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations, Florida Gulf Coast University
“I am not going to lie the Sport Management program is strenuous. But after you get through all those classes, practicums and volunteer hours you will look back on your experiences and be thankful you stayed with the major because you will graduate as a well-rounded student that can tackle any aspects of the Sport world.”
Amanda Hoel (2009)Account Manager, Feld Entertainment
"My experience in the Slippery Rock Sport Management program truly did prepare me for a career in professional sports. SRU Sport Management provided me with a strong knowledge base and very valuable practical experience. The hands on experience this program provides, combined with the international opportunity and devoted staff, definitely separates it from other programs in the country."
Beth Brand (2006)Manager, Special Events, Cleveland Browns
“I truly believe that SRU SPMT did a terrific job preparing me for my professional career. The academic demands of the program, coupled with the many experiences that I was required to gain outside of the classroom, gave me a solid foundation for the rigors of working in intercollegiate athletics. I don’t think I could have made a better decision about my education.”
Carol Bonner (2006)
“Slippery Rock Sport Management helped make me the professional and person I am today. GO ROCK! =)”
Assistant Director of Compliance, Robert Morris University
Stephen Masterson (2006) Manager, Executive Search, Game Face Inc.
"The Sport Management Program at SRU challenged me everyday and pushed me as a student. My ability to overcome the challenges and excel in the classes better prepared me to tacke the real world. I played hoops at the Rock, and knowing that I never was going to go pro as an athlete, going pro as an employee of a professional franchise has been the next best thing. GO ROCK and GO BOLTS!!!!"
Tim Post (2000)Corporate Partnerships Executive, Tampa Bay Lightning
“My experience as a Sport Management student at SRU was amazing. I was held to the highest of standards in each and every class. I enjoyed my practical experiences out in the field of sports which enabled me to develop contacts in the field. I am very proud of my Sport Management degree from The Rock!”
Heather Kearney (1999)
Associate Head Coach Appalachian State University
“I am very proud to claim my ties to Slippery Rock University and particularly the Sport Management Program. There are SRU alumni everywhere setting and advancing the standards for our field.”
Mark Rhodehamel (2007)
Director of Operations, Pittsburgh University Women’s Basketball