Graduates of the Sport Studies department have gone on to pursue a variety of careers:
- Assistant Manager, Charlotte Coliseum
- President, MOJO Sports Event Solutions
- President, MBI Sports Management
- President, The Sport Management Group
- Box Office Manager, Potomac Nationals
- Assistant Director of Professional Golf Management Program, Penn State University
- Production Manager, COMCAST SPORTSNET
- Ticket Office Assistant, University of Notre Dame
- Communications Manager, Women’s Tennis Association
- Director of Marketing, FIFA Women’s World Cup
- Director of Game and Player Operations, Major League Soccer
- Associate Sports Information Director, Duke University
- Associate Athletic Director, University of Cincinnati
- President, Kemper Sports Management
- Director of Tennis, Princess Anne Country Club
- President, Drotman Communications
- Assistant Director of Athletics, University of San Diego
- Senior Managing Editor, Tennis Week Magazine
- Assistant Athletic Director, Vanderbilt University
- Assistant Director of Marketing/Promotions, Wake Forest University
- Director, Heritage Classic Golf Tournament
- Wellness Counselor, Asheville YMCA, Asheville, NC
- Doctor of Physical Therapy, Elon University
- Personal Trainer, Washington Athletic Club, Seattle, WA • Masters in Public Health, Georgia State University
- Masters in Exercise Science, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga • Masters in Exercise Physiology, UNC-Chapel Hill
- Performance Enhancement Specialist, Velocity Sports, Greensboro, NC
Fernando Cruz ’11 (Exercise and Sport Science and Health Science major) is pursuing a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.
Hannah Merrell ’11 (Exercise and Sport Science and Health Science major) is pursuing a Physician Assistant graduate degree at the College of Wooster.
Jacob Bright ’10 (Health Science and Sports and Exercise & Sport Sciences major, Chemistry minor) is attending the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and has an interest in the medical specialties of neurology, orthopedics, and family medicine.
Brittany Cutts ’10 (Exercise and Sport Science and Health Science major) is pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at East Carolina University.
Drew Ward ’10 (Exercise and Sport Sciences and Education Studies major) is teaching at North Wilkes High School in North Carolina.
Lenore Spransy ’09 (Exercise and Sport Science and Health Science major) is pursuing a Ph.D. in
Exercise Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Tyler Ledford ’09 (Exercise and Sport Sciences major) is pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy
degree at North Georgia College & State University.