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Doctoral student receives 2022 Applied Sport Management Association Graduate Student Research Competition Award

  |   Anika Chaturvedi   |   Permalink   |   Kudos,   Students and Faculty

Tyler Skinner, (Ph.D. ’24), doctoral student in the Mary Frances Early College of Education Department of Kinesiology’s sport management program, won the 2022 Applied Sport Management Association Graduate Student Research Competition award.

His research presentation, titled “Upper Echelons in College Sport: The Impact of Athletic Directors on NCAA Men’s Basketball Performance,” uses upper echelons theory to study the relationship between NCAA Division I Athletic Directors and men’s basketball team performance.

“I want to thank the Applied Sport Management Association for allowing me the opportunity to share my research with sport management scholars, practitioners, and students at their annual conference,” Skinner said. “This was my first in-person conference presentation, so I was excited for the opportunity to present and am extremely honored to have received the award.”

The 2022 ASMA Conference was held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read more about the conference on its website.

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