The purpose of the North Carolina Sport Management Association is to promote and advocate for the sport management profession and to provide learning experiences and professional development for its members and future professionals.
Sport Management Awards
The Sport Management awards are presented at the NCAAHPERD Convention in November! Come and join us as we honor our award winners! We are very proud of them, and we know you will be too!
Nominations and applications for Sport Management awards are accepted at all times of the year, however the deadline is July 1 of the current year. Nominations or applications made after that date will be considered for the following year. Please take a minute to think of colleagues, administrators, college professors you feel are deserving of recognition.
Sport Management Annually Recognizes:
Sport Management Educator of the Year
Sport Management Professional of the Year
Recipients of the Sport Management Educator of the Year award must be members of the NCSMA and NCAAHPERD.
The Sport Management Professional of the Year is not required to be a member of the NCSMA or NCAAHPERD.
Both NCSMA honorees must be dedicated to promoting and advocating for the sport management profession and to providing learning experiences and professional development for its members and future professionals.
Feel free to contact your Sport Management Board members with your ideas! Please let us know if you are interested in becoming a Sport Management board member or committee member! Simply email us at . We can always use YOUR help!
Sport Management Board of Directors
Greg Combs President Methodist University 910-630-7660
** The President and President–elect represent Sport Management as voting members the NCAAHPERD Board of Directors.
Gerald Gilsdorf President-elect Gardner-Webb University 704-406-2169
Jenny Lukow Vice President High Point University 336-841-9184
** The Vice President attends the NCAAHPERD Board of Directors meetings as a non-voting official observer for Sport Management.
North Carolina's Let's Move! Active Schools Co-Chairs
Stephanie Braswell East Franklin Elementary
Anne Wiggin Iotla Valley Elementary
Affiliates & Partners
NCAAHPERD Works with Other Organizations The Alliance partners with other organizations that have common goals and interests. We encourage you to support their work as well as ours as together we strive to create a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina.
Office Headquarters: 1030 Washington Street | Raleigh, NC 27605 | Click here for Directions Local Phone: 919-833-1219 | Toll Free: 888-840-6500 | Fax: 888-840-6FAX (329) | Local Fax: 919-833-7700 Jay Faron, Executive Director Email
NCAAHPERD is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, and dance professionals whose mission is "To provide advocacy, professional development, and unity for health, physical education, recreation, dance, and athletics professionals and students in order to enhance and promote the health of North Carolinians. Our vision is to be the leading organization promoting and supporting a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina."