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DEPARTMENT OF SPORT MANAGEMENT

Sport Management Alumni Association

The mission of the Sport Management Alumni Association is to create, maintain and enhance relationships among sport management alumni, students, faculty and other constituents that will foster loyalty, interest and support for the program and one another.

The Sport Management Alumni Association attains its mission by:

  • Generating funds in support of the program (e.g., student scholarship)
  • Alumni reunion for program alumni and students
  • Mentoring program

If you would like to become a member click this link to pay the membership fee online.

 


Thank you to all who attended the first Sport Management Alumni Reunion, April 20-21, 2012. 

The reunion was a great success. We were particularly pleased to have Buffy Filippell, president of TeamWork Online, as the keynote speaker for our alumni banquet.  Ms. Filippell and TeamWork Online are national leaders in sport management career consulting and development.

Thank you to the following companies for supporting the Sport Management Alumni Reunion:

Wichita State University College of Education

The Kansas City Royals

Bushnell

Sam's Club

Wal*Mart

Barn'rds

Andover Popcorn Company

Krispy Kreme

II Vicino

Hotel at the Waterwalk

The Alley

The Good Egg

McAllisters

Freddy's Frozen Custard

Wichita Thunder

Cinnamon's Deli


2012-14 SPORT MANAGEMENT ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OFFICERS 

President: Korey Torgerson
Executive Vice-President: James Nicas
Vice President - Special Events: Kristy Bansemer
Vice-President - Marketing: Jordan Bass
Treasurer: Sheri Light
Secretary: Megan Morgan

 


The 2013 Alumni Directory is now available.
 

2013 Alumni Directory

 

 MEMBERSHIP TIERS

Black
Level

$25.00

Gold
Level

$50.00

Shocker
Level

$500.00

Tax-Deductible Contribution

X

X

X

Sport Management Alumni Directory

X

X

X

Electronic Newsletter Distributed Five Times Annually

X

X

X

WSU Sport Management Gift  

X

X

Lifetime Member Recognition Plaque  

 

X

Recognition at Sport Management Alumni Events    

X

 

If you are interested in joining the Sport Management Alumni Association, please contact the Department of Sport Management at (316) 978-5445 or johny.buchanan-spachek@wichita.edu.

Or, click this link to pay online.

Thank you to our Shocker-Level members in the Sport Management Alumni Association:

Jordan Bass

Paul Colwell

Nathan Delzer

Aaron Dietz

Sheri Light

Kevin McCormick

Megan Morgan

Darren Nelson

James Nicas

Kevin Olivett

Adam Spratt

Korey Torgerson


Mentoring Program

The Sport Management Alumni Association (SMAA) and the Sport Management Student Association (SMSA) are partnering on a student-alumni mentoring program. Interested SMSA members are paired with WSU sport management alumni working in jobs related to the students' interests. Mentors and mentees will communicate on several occasions throughout the year regarding job opportunities in the field, resume development and navigating the job market. To sign up, please contact the Office Manager in the Department Sport Management (HC 109).