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The Sport Leadership program gives students the education, skills and resources needed to work in the sport industry. The program, in collaboration with the Department of Movement Science and the Seidman College of Business encompasses courses in business, leadership, sport management, kinesiology and psychology, as well as requiring a practicum and internship for a well-rounded experience. Students can also earn their coaching certification through the Sport Leadership Program, learning effective methods of reinforcement, psychology of group dynamics pertaining to sport and current issues faced by coaches. 

The Sport Leadership Program is also highlighted by the North American Society for Sport Management

2016-2017 Professional Development Opportunities



The CMU SMAC provides opportunities for undergraduate students to network with and learn from professionals in the sport management industry. The 2017 conference will be February 24th & 25th in Mount Pleasant. 


Recent Professional Development Trips!


Sport Leadership Students participate in the 2016 Cleveland Browns career expo at First Energy Stadium!

Notre Dame Athletics Tour

Students from the Movement Science Department toured the athletic facilities of Notre Dame on the 2016 Sports Tour.


Sport Leadership Club attending the 2016 Michigan Sport Business Conference at the University of Michigan!

Indy 2016

Sitting at the big kids table at the National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS) 



Eric Garvelink

Eric Garvelink

Club Sports Coordinator at Grand Valley State University

Kenny O'Shaughnessy

Kenny O'Shaughnessy

Sport Leadership Graduate Assistant at Grand Valley State University

Andrew Fadell

Andrew Fadell

New Season Ticket Holder Advisor - Arizona Diamondbacks

Drew Janowiak

Drew Janowiak

Salvation Army Ray & Jon Kroc Corps Community Center - Facility Supervisor

Dan Glynn

Dan Glynn

Football equipment manager for Kennesaw State University

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