October 2016 Issue
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The Sport Manager

The Official Newsletter of the Wichita State Department of Sport Management

Happy Valley Movie Screening

The Kansas Children's Service League and Wichita State University are teaming up to promote awareness against child abuse. The Departments of Sport Management and School of Social Work will screen the documentary Happy Valley. This documentary is based on the story of Jerry Sandusky the ex-assistant football coach from Penn State and the year following Sandusky's arrest. The movie screening will take place on Tuesday, October 25th in Hubbard Hall 208 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Following the movie there will be a panel discussion. Resources and snacks will be available. This event is free to the public.
KIRSA State Workshop

On Thursday, October 13, 2016 Wichita State University will welcome over 85 recreation professionals and students to our campus to share, learn, and engage on a variety of topics specific to higher-education and the disciplines of recreation and wellness.  This is an excellent opportunity for you to connect with other students and professionals in your field. 

This year’s KIRSA State Workshop theme is “We’re Better Together.”
Contact Karolina Mosa @316-978-3456 if you have any questions.

University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska is looking for an Assistant Ticketing & Engagement Manager.

Wichita State University
WSU is searching for a Assistant Coach for the men's golf team.

Prairie Fire Marathon
The Prairie Fire Marathon is needing Volunteers for the race being held this Sunday.

John Hopkins University
John Hopkins University is searching for Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities.

College of William & Mary
College of William & Mary is seeking an Athletic Trainer.

2016 SMAA Directory

The 2016 Sport Management Alumni Association Directory is now available. Stay in touch with fellow graduates and follow the careers of Sport Management Alumni. If you are not a member yet, join now! There are Black, Gold and Shocker Levels to choose from. Find out all the benefits that membership offers and upcoming events you will want to be a part of. For more information, visit Sport Management Alumni Association.


Congratulations to the following Sport Management Alumni on their most recent career moves:
  • Travis Schlenk (1997) Vice President of Basketball Operations/Asst. General Manager, Golden State Warriors
  • Brent Seebohm (2002) Founder, Caboom Enterprises
  • Ethan Green (2016) Coordinator Campus Recreation/Intramural Sports, North Dakota State University
  • Kurt McAfee (2003) Athletic Director, The Independent School
  • Aaron Bell (2016) Account Executive, Bloomington Thunder
  • Jacob Gahart (2106) Athletics Facilities Coordinator, University of Arizona
  • Megan Morgan (2006) Vice President of Ticket Sales & Marketing, Texas Stars
  • Brian Hargrove (1998) General Manager, Wichita Sports Forum
  • Mitch Mormann (2012) Pitching Coach, South Dakota State University
  • Sarah Willey (2014) Director of Compliance, Go Shockers, Wichita State University
  • Hans Nickel (2010) Exercise Science Department Chair, Sterling College
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