Sports & Recreation Management Careers

This major is designed to prepare students for careers and advanced study in the field of sports (broadly interpreted), and the manufacturing and marketing of sports equipment and services.  Also covered are the growing fields of recreational and leisure sector.

A growing alumni base is currently employed around the country and in Canada as operational specialists with the NFL, MLB, the PGA, the Grand Prix, and in collegiate athletic departments, country clubs, and recreation departments.  You can look forward to beginning or continuing a successful career with a wide variety of sports organizations. Consider this partial listing of locations where TU alumni have worked or interned – (and these are just a few examples!):

  • I.M.G.
  • Women’s Sports Foundation
  • Toledo Mud Hens
  • Cincinnati Reds
  • Cleveland Browns
  • Indianapolis Pacers & Fever 
  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • Atlanta Braves
  • Northern Texas PGA
  • ESPN Detroit Radio
  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • Bradenton Juice
  • Mahoning Valley Scrappers
  • Baton Rouge River Bats
  • Alexandria Aces
  • Lincoln Salt Dogs
  • Akron Aeros
  • Penn State University
  • Wake Forest University
  • University of Utah
  • BGSU Athletics
  • Youngstown State U
  • Virginia Tech Recreation
  • Marshall University Athletics
  • The Ohio State University
  • Liberty Bowl
  • Gold’s Gym
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Tennessee Titans
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Miami Valley Silverbacks
  • Marion Mahem
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • Salem Red Sox
  • Accelerate Ohio
  • Hilton Head Plantation
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Florence Freedom
  • Wild Wing Plantation
  • Port Huron Border Cats
  • Gualt Recreation Center
  • Starfinder Soccer Foundation
  • Suburban Hockey Center
  • Footlocker
  • Team Sports of Ohio
  • Toledo Cannon Football
  • Inverness Hills Golf Course
  • Hilliard Recreation Center
  • Cleveland Grand Prix Racing
  • Eagle Mountain Golf Resort
  • Northwest Ohio Gymnastics
  • Fremont Golf & Country Club
  • Mohawk Golf & Country Club
  • Lenawee Golf & Country Club
  • Tampa Bay Sports Commission
  • Detroit Metro Sports Commission
  • NCAA Final Four
  • Black & Decker Sports Marketing for NASCAR
  • Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
  • Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
  • LMK (LeBron James) Marketing Co.

Need More Information?

For more information, contact Carol McDannel, Director of Career Services in the Hertzer Center at CMcDanne@tiffin.edu  or  419.448.3441 or 1-800-YOU-OHIO ext 3441