Faculty & Industry Guest Lecturers


Faculty for the Sports MBA program are carefully selected from the College of Business Administration for their expertise in specific subject areas. With only a few exceptions, courses in the program are taught by faculty members with PhD degrees, who are able to build a solid foundation of MBA core courses that’s supplemented by sports-specific content delivered by guest lecturers and alumni.

Andrew Baker, Associate Professor, Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, Georgia State University
Marketing Research

George (Joe) E. Belch, Professor/Chair, Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, University of California, Los Angeles
Integrated Marketing Communication

Vassilis Dalakas
Ph.D., Marketing, University of Oregon
Sports Marketing

David DeBoskey, Associate Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, Rutgers University
Financial & Managerial Accounting

David Ely, Professor/Associate Dean, Finance
Ph.D., Economics, Ohio State University
Sports Economics

John Francis, Associate Professor, Management
Ph.D., Management, University of Memphis
Business Strategy

Jim Lackritz, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Statistics, University of Florida
Statistical Analysis for Sports

Amy Randel, Professor, Management
Ph.D., Management, University of California, Irvine
Organizational Behavior & Leadership

Bruce Reinig, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Arizona
Operations Management, Sports Business Analytics

Frank Ryan, Lecturer, Finance
M.S., Economics, University of Pennsylvania & MBA, Operations Management, Washington University, St. Louis
Financial Management