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Master’s in Sport Management Open House

What’s in between the NCAA football bowl games and the start of college basketball’s March Madness? The Open House for UIndy’s Master of Science in Sport Management program on Feb. 1. If you’re interested in a career in the business of college sports, join us on campus from 5:30-7 p.m. EST. During this open house, you

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Webinar to give 411 about Master’s in Sport Management

If you watched the FIFA 2015 Women’s World Cup final on Sunday and thought “I want a career in sports,” pay attention! The University of Indianapolis is hosting a webinar on its master’s program in sport management on Thursday, July 16 at 4 p.m. EDT. During this one-hour webinar, Dr. Michael Diacin, coordinator of the

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Behind the scenes of the College World Series

Written by Andrew Call, Master of Science in Sport Management student The thunderous ringing of an aluminum bat echoing through the stadium, the muffled slap of a pitch hitting the catcher’s mitt, and the electric atmosphere created by fans who have traveled far and wide to see their teams compete for collegiate baseball’s top prize.

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UIndy Master of Science in Sport Management alum coaches for Doane College

When Amanda Mason was at UIndy, she was not only the UIndy women’s soccer assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, but also a graduate student in the Master of Science in Sport Management program. Mason is currently the head coach of Doane College women’s soccer team. Her passion for sports and her desire to be a

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Internship leads to trip to NFL Flag Championships at Super Bowl

By Eddie Reising, University of Indianapolis Sport Management major For 10 days, I had the privilege of joining the NFL Flag Staff of USA Football in Phoenix, Arizona for the NFL Flag Championships at Super Bowl. Last summer, I interned with the Heads Up Football department for USA Football in Indianapolis, which organizes youth camps

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Alum takes position with UIndy Athletics

Tyran Fakes, who graduated from UIndy with a Master of Science in Sport Management in May 2014, recently became Assistant Director of Facilities and Game Day Operations for the UIndy Athletics Department. In his new position, he will coordinate and assist with facility operations and scheduling, home athletic events, hire and train event staff, as

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Sports Management grad student’s proactive approach leads to opportunities

Former University of Indianapolis golfer Darin Pinnick worked in the golf industry before choosing to return to UIndy for a Master of Science in Sport Management. She had a “rewarding experience” as a UIndy sport management undergrad and knew of the many sports opportunities in the Indianapolis area. “I knew the professors, so I was

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Apply Today to Earn Your Masters in Sport Management at the University of Indianapolis

Do you want to become a leader in a college or university athletics department? Then apply today to the University of Indianapolis Master of Science in Sport Management program. Our program focuses on intercollegiate athletics and is located in Indianapolis, the “Amateur Sports Capital of the World.” We provide our students with the curriculum, experiential

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Unforgettable experience

UIndy graduate, Chase Stouder finished his internship for the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), and accepted a full-time position with the IHSAA. The Administration of Athletics course taught by Michael Sipe led Stouder to the realization that he wanted to work in high school athletics. Sipe is a former High School Athletic Director, and

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Intercollegiate Athletics: What is included?

What do you think of when you hear intercollegiate athletics? Did you say, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)? Well, that is what many people immediately think of when the words “intercollegiate athletics” are mentioned, but “intercollegiate athletics” is defined as taking place between or participating in activities between different colleges: intercollegiate athletics. Therefore, intercollegiate athletics

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Comstock inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Eastern Illinois University (EIU) will induct Dr. Joni Comstock into its Athletic Hall of Fame on September 6 in Charleston, Ill. Dr. Comstock will be entering the Athletic Hall of Fame as a friend of athletics based on the impact she has had on Eastern Illinois Athletics and national collegiate athletics. Dr. Comstock was a

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DegreesInSports.com Features Dr. Diacin

  Dr. Michael Diacin is the "Featured Professor on DegreesInSports.com, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His areas of expertise include sport facility operations and management, sociocultural foundations

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DegreesInSports.com Features Dr. Diacin — Part 2

  Dr. Michael Diacin was recently chosen to be the "Featured Professor" on DegreesInSports.com, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His research interests include parental involvement in youth

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Planning the Special Olympics State Youth Basketball Tournament — A Student’s Perspective

Written by Josh Baker, University of Indianapolis Sport Management major This semester, I participated in UIndy KINS 480, Applied Event Management, which was responsible for planning and implementing the Special Olympics Indiana State Youth Basketball Tournament. This event was held on the UIndy campus on March 22 and was quite an experience that was worth all

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NCAA Externship

UIndy's Master in Sport Management program's working relationship with the NCAA continues to grow with the addition of a regular externship — the NCAA Ticketing Extern. Graduate student Jason Wenzel is the first to hold this position. The ticketing extern provides support for the NCAA staff with regard to management of ticket sales for championship/tournaments

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Interning for the Pacers

Michael Bradley, a sport management major with a minor in business administration, is the Player Relations Intern for the Indiana Pacers.  He applied for multiple internships with the Pacers, and obtained the one he wanted most, Player Relations.  Bradley credits his UIndy education for providing him the skills and giving him the knowledge he would

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Sport Management Master’s Program Open House

Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Trustees Dining Room Schwitzer Student Center Meet the co-instructors and professors Learn more about the program Appetizers and drinks will be served Complimentary ticket to watch UIndy Men’s Basketball take on Southern Indiana; game time is 7:45 p.m.   If you have questions about the Open House

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UIndy Sport Management program receives COSMA Accreditation

On November 16, 2013, both the undergraduate and graduate sport management programs in the Department of Kinesiology received accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Accreditation brings external accountability, recognition and assurance of quality. It lets our students and future students know that our program is being carefully evaluated and has external backing

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Kinesiology Students represent UIndy at Midwest American College of Sports Medicine Meeting

The University of Indianapolis Department of Kinesiology was well represented among 27 various higher education institutions at the Midwest American College of Sports Medicine meeting in Merrillville, IN. UIndy Exercise Science students contributed the highest number of poster presentations of any university in Indiana at the meeting. UIndy students and faculty presented the following posters.

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Apply for Your UIndy Masters in Sport Management Now!

Consider the number of people it takes to make a college game, match or tournament happen? YOU can be one of those people… get your Master of Science in Sport Management Degree at the University of Indianapolis. Our program is dedicated to educating people who are passionate about excellence in intercollegiate athletics. We provide our

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