Sport Management faculty members are experienced, academically qualified, industry-connected, and dedicated to students’ professional development.

Name
Jaedeock Lee
Title
Professor of Sport Management, Department Chair, Graduate Coordinator & Internship Coordinator

B.A., 2003, Yonsei University
M.S., 2005, Yonsei University
Ph.D., 2009, Texas A&M University

Phone
(570 422-3340
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 226

Dr. Jaedeock Lee teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses including sport finance, sport marketing, and serves as a Department Chair of Sport Management program. His research interests lie in cause-related sport marketing practices, corporate social responsibility of sport organizations and its impact on sport consumers, and revenue generations for sport organizations. He has published research articles at Sport Management Review, Sport Marketing Quarterly, and International Journal of Sport Management.

Name
Minkyo Lee
Title
Assistant Professor of Sport Management

B.S., 2010, Yonsei University
M.S., 2012, Yonsei University
Ph.D., 2017, Indiana University

Phone
(570) 422-3316
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 227

Dr. Minkyo Lee completed his doctorate in sport management with a minor in telecommunication at Indiana University in February of 2017. He have published articles in top quality journal outlet (e.g., European Sport Management Quarterly, Sport Marketing Quarterly), presented at international conferences (e.g., NASSM), and received awards (e.g., 2016 NASSM student research grant).

Name
Xiaochen Zhou
Title
Assistant Professor of Sport Management

B.A., 2012, Beijing Sport University
M.A., 2014, University of Michigan
Ph.D., 2018, Temple University

Phone
(570) 422-3874
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 236

Dr. Xiaochen Zhou joined ESU in Fall 2018. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses such as Foundations of Sport Management, Psychosocial aspect of Sport, and Contemporary Sports. Dr. Zhou's research interests include sport marketing and consumer behavior.

Name
Edward J. Arner
Title
Instructor of Sport Management

B.S., 2006, East Stroudsburg University
M.S., 2009, East Stroudsburg University

Phone
(570) 422-3496
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 242

Professor Edward Arner wants to bring practical work place knowledge to the classroom and an understanding of professional expectation within the sport industry. As a teacher, his objective is to provide a learning experience through which all students are given the opportunity to be successful and find their voice.

Name
Dennis C. Douds
Title
Assistant Professor of Sport Management

B.S., 1963, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
M.S., 1966, West Virginia University

Phone
(570) 422-5511
Campus Address
Alumni Center

Professor Denny Douds has taught Principles of Coaching for more than 40 years at ESU. After his retirement as a head coach of football, he works with ESU Foundations, as well as teaching a course in Sport Management Department.

Name
Nancy Jo Greenawalt
Title
Professor of Intercollegiate Athletics; Associate Athletic Director of Student Success and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA)

B.A., 1978, Albright College
M.S., 1981, Pennsylvania State University
D.Ed. 2012, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Phone
(570) 422-3795
Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall 229

Dr. Nancy Jo Greenawalt has been at ESU since 2001. She currently serves as the Associate Athletic Director of Student Success and Senior Woman Administrator. Dr. Greenawalt teaches graduate level courses for the Sport Management program in Organization and Administration and Sport Personnel Management. Dr. Greenawalt brings over 37 years of experience to ESU as an administrator, coach and tenured faculty member.

Name
Gary R. Gray
Title
Professor of Intercollegiate Athletics; Director of Athletics

B.P.E., 1974, University of New Brunswick
M.S., 1975, University of Kentucky
Ed.D., 1983, University of Oregon

Phone
(570) 422-3689
Campus Address
Koehler Fieldhouse

Dr. Gary Gray is Director of Athletics at East Stroudsburg University since 2018. Dr. Gray has taught Sport Law course for sport management graduate program. He brings 22 years of experience as director of athletics to ESU, and more than four decades in athletics and education - as an administrator, coach, tenured faculty member and primary and secondary educator.

Faculty Emeritus

Frank M. Pullo (1976, 1993)
Distinguished Professor of Sport Management
B.S., 1973, East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed., 1974, East Stroudsburg University
Ed.D., 1989, Temple University

Jerome W. Sheska (1988, 1996)
Associate Professor of Sport Management
B.S., 1968, East Stroudsburg University
M.Ed., 1981, East Stroudsburg University

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Please contact the Sport Management department with any questions about our majors, minors, accelerated pathways and graduate programs.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-3495
Fax:
(570) 422-3824 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair, Sport Management
Name
Jaedeock Lee
Phone:
(570) 422-3340