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Michael Slonaker

  • Instructor, Department of Kinesiology (Sport Management)

Portrait of Michael Slonaker

Contact Information

Office Location

319 Ramsey Center
330 River Road
Athens, Georgia 30602

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Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports sales and fundraising
  • Coaching administration and management
  • College sport administration

Research Interests

  • Sport finance
  • Sports events
  • Sport league structures

Programs of Study


Born in Atlanta, Michael Slonaker grew up in Athens, GA and Macon, GA. He received his undergraduate degree as a double major in Political Science and Secondary Education at Mercer University while a member of the men's basketball team. Michael has his masters degree from the University of Georgia in Sport Management and Policy. Michael worked ten years in coaching as an assistant basketball coach at Shorter University and Campbell University and was also the head basketball coach at Plant High School in Tampa, FL.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
B.A. Political Science and Secondary Education Mercer University 2007
M.S. Sport Management and Policy University of Georgia 2017