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Your Career in Sport Blog

About This Blog

As a current or aspiring sport management professional seeking career advice, you might wonder:

How will a sport management education impact my career?

How much does networking matter—is it about who you know or what you know?

How can I stand out against the competition in order to land my dream job in the sport industry?

You might be relieved to find out you’re not alone in these questions. Sport industry leaders, professionals, and professors have all been in your shoes at some point. And now that they’ve made it in the field, they have crucial insights on the industry they want to share with you.

Browse our curated content of interviews, advice columns, how-to videos, and other multimedia from successful sport management professionals themselves—they do more than talk the talk, they walk the walk. Get in on their insights today!

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About This Blog

As a current or aspiring sport management professional seeking career advice, you might wonder:

How will a sport management education impact my career?

How much does networking matter—is it about who you know or what you know?

How can I stand out against the competition in order to land my dream job in the sport industry?

You might be relieved to find out you’re not alone in these questions. Sport industry leaders, professionals, and professors have all been in your shoes at some point. And now that they’ve made it in the field, they have crucial insights on the industry they want to share with you.

Browse our curated content of interviews, advice columns, how-to videos, and other multimedia from successful sport management professionals themselves—they do more than talk the talk, they walk the walk. Get in on their insights today!

Your Career in Sport

Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the GTHL, Adrienne Middlebrook: A Path Paved Via Volunteering

By Haley Morey | June 10, 2019 | 8 MIN READ
Adrienne Middlebrook is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the world's largest minor hockey league, the Greater Toronto Hockey League...
Your Career in Sport

Interning With The Thunder Bay Border Cats – Required Much More Than Expected

By Mat Israelson | June 8, 2019 | 10 MIN READ
In 2010, I interned for a baseball team that goes by the name the Thunder Bay Border Cats. My official...
Your Career in Sport

Sonia Ścibor is an Emerging Sport Data Analyst in Europe: Tracking Her Rapid Career Ascent

By SPMA | June 7, 2019 | 7 MIN READ
Sonia Ścibor is an emerging star in the Sport Management field. But Sonia is unique from others we've featured so...
Your Career in Sport

Riccardo Nero, Manager of Equipment Operations for Toronto FC Academy Always Gives 💯

By SPMA | June 7, 2019 | 12 MIN READ
Riccardo Nero, the Equipment Operations Manager Toronto FC Academy at MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership) is one of...
Your Career in Sport

Dallas Mavericks Apprentice Laura Sorto Transitions into Player Relations: Her Path to Working in Sport Public Relations

By SPMA | June 6, 2019 | 5 MIN READ
After doing a little research on public relations departments across the world of sport, we zeroed in on the Dallas...
Your Career in Sport

Smart Marking 💪: How Smart Marking Works to Save Sport Management Professionals ⌛ & 🤑

By SPMA | June 4, 2019 | 10 MIN READ
You really need to learn about smart marking if you teach (or even present anything) in the field of Sport...
Your Career in Sport

Edmonton Eskimos’ Director of Football Operations Kris Hagerman and His Journey to the CFL

By SPMA | June 3, 2019 | 11 MIN READ
Kris Hagerman is the Director of Football Operations for the Canadian Football League's (CFL) Edmonton Eskimo Football Club. We've known...
Your Career in Sport

NFL is Not So Far Away! Rachel Farrell’s Marketing Prowess Brings Canadians Closer to the NFL

By SPMA | May 30, 2019 | 6 MIN READ
NFL TV viewership in Canada was up 19% last regular season! A lot of that has to do with the...
Your Career in Sport

Scott Hudson’s Career in Sports Apparel: From Facilities to New Balance to New Era

By Mat Israelson | May 24, 2019 | 6 MIN READ
We've known Scott Hudson for several years now. He's a quiet and humble, yet personable and smart sport professional. We've...
Your Career in Sport

Oilers Ticket Sales Coordinator Zachery Ellis Never Took Volunteering for Granted

By Mat Israelson | May 23, 2019 | 9 MIN READ
We've know Zachery Ellis for a few years now. We've seen him grow into his current role with the Oilers...
1 2 3
Your Career in Sport

Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the GTHL, Adrienne Middlebrook: A Path Paved Via Volunteering

By Haley Morey | June 10, 2019 | 8 MIN READ
Adrienne Middlebrook is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the world's largest minor hockey league, the Greater Toronto Hockey League...
Your Career in Sport

Interning With The Thunder Bay Border Cats – Required Much More Than Expected

By Mat Israelson | June 8, 2019 | 10 MIN READ
In 2010, I interned for a baseball team that goes by the name the Thunder Bay Border Cats. My official...
Your Career in Sport

Sonia Ścibor is an Emerging Sport Data Analyst in Europe: Tracking Her Rapid Career Ascent

By SPMA | June 7, 2019 | 7 MIN READ
Sonia Ścibor is an emerging star in the Sport Management field. But Sonia is unique from others we've featured so...
Your Career in Sport

Riccardo Nero, Manager of Equipment Operations for Toronto FC Academy Always Gives 💯

By SPMA | June 7, 2019 | 12 MIN READ
Riccardo Nero, the Equipment Operations Manager Toronto FC Academy at MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership) is one of...
Your Career in Sport

Dallas Mavericks Apprentice Laura Sorto Transitions into Player Relations: Her Path to Working in Sport Public Relations

By SPMA | June 6, 2019 | 5 MIN READ
After doing a little research on public relations departments across the world of sport, we zeroed in on the Dallas...
Your Career in Sport

Smart Marking 💪: How Smart Marking Works to Save Sport Management Professionals ⌛ & 🤑

By SPMA | June 4, 2019 | 10 MIN READ
You really need to learn about smart marking if you teach (or even present anything) in the field of Sport...
Your Career in Sport

Edmonton Eskimos’ Director of Football Operations Kris Hagerman and His Journey to the CFL

By SPMA | June 3, 2019 | 11 MIN READ
Kris Hagerman is the Director of Football Operations for the Canadian Football League's (CFL) Edmonton Eskimo Football Club. We've known...
Your Career in Sport

NFL is Not So Far Away! Rachel Farrell’s Marketing Prowess Brings Canadians Closer to the NFL

By SPMA | May 30, 2019 | 6 MIN READ
NFL TV viewership in Canada was up 19% last regular season! A lot of that has to do with the...
Your Career in Sport

Scott Hudson’s Career in Sports Apparel: From Facilities to New Balance to New Era

By Mat Israelson | May 24, 2019 | 6 MIN READ
We've known Scott Hudson for several years now. He's a quiet and humble, yet personable and smart sport professional. We've...
Your Career in Sport

Oilers Ticket Sales Coordinator Zachery Ellis Never Took Volunteering for Granted

By Mat Israelson | May 23, 2019 | 9 MIN READ
We've know Zachery Ellis for a few years now. We've seen him grow into his current role with the Oilers...
1 2 3

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