Sport Management Industry Impact Award

Award Information

In 2012, the SHSU Sport Management program established an award to recognize individuals for their contribution to the sport industry. The criteria for this award included the following key areas:

The SHSU Sport Management Industry Impact Award is awarded to an individual who:

  1. Has exemplified the characteristics of effective leadership and presence in the sport industry,
  2. Serves as a model of effective practices for current and future sport executives,
  3. Has demonstrated a significant commitment to service outside of sport, and
  4. Is a friend or alumnus of the university.

Candidates for the Industry Impact Award are identified by faculty and students in the Sport Management program. The Award is then presented to the recipient in the Spring semester of each academic year.


SHSU Sport Management Industry Impact Award Recipients

Gretchen Sheirr

Gretchen Sheirr

2018 Recipient

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Charlie Amato

Charlie Amato

2017 Recipient

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Reid Ryan

Reid Ryan

2016 Recipient

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Janis Burke

Janis Burke

2015 Recipient

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Jamey Rootes

Jamey Rootes

2014 Recipient

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Don Sanders

Don Sanders

2013 Recipient

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David Brady

David Brady

2012 Recipient

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