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Recreation and Sport Management

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Universtiry/College Athletics Commercial Recreation and Sport Tourism Public/Government Recreation
     
Sample Titles: Sample Titles: Sample Titles:
Sports Information Director Facilities Manager Fitness Center Manager
Athletic Director Recreation Director Youth Sports Director
NCAA Compliance Officer Camp Director Recreation Supervisor
Academic Student Services Special Events Manager Facility Manager
Marketing/Promotions Director Marketing/Promotions Aquatics Director
Events Director Group Sales Membership Coordinator
Equipment Manager Fitness Director Marketing/Promotions
Facilities Director Convention/Event Manager Fundraiser/Grants Coordinator
     
Sample Job Locations: Sample Job Locations: Sample Job Locations:
Coastal Carolina University Ocean Lakes Campground Conway Parks and Recreation
Marshall University NASCAR Speedpark Myrtle Beach Cultural and Leisure
Louisiana-Lafayette Myrtle Waves Waterpark USArmy (MWR)
University of Mississippi Disney World N. Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness
Georgia Southern Conway Wellness Center Alamodome (San Antonio)
University of Maryland Carnival Cruise Lines Austin Parks & Recreation
Western Carolina University SunRiver Resort  
     
For-Profit Sport Not-For Profit Sport Natural Resources/Park Management
     
Sample Titles: Sample Titles: Sample Titles:
Direcotr of Recreation and Parks Intramural Sports Director Park Ranger
Sporting Goods Research/Design/Sales Youth Sports Director Park Managers
Merchandise and Marketing Activity Director Outdoor Educator
Sports Agent Program Leader Forester
Arena/Stadium Manager Regional Coordinator Fish and Game Wardens
Sport Communications/Media Project Administrator Wildlife Manager
Corporate Sales Director Education Coordinator Outdoor Program Coordinator
Athletic Business Manager Grant Manager Playground Specialist
     
Sample Job Locations Sample Job Locations Sample Job Locations
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Carolina Forest Community Center Myrtle Beach State Park
Madison Square Garden Special Olympics International Huntington Beach State Park
Mytle Beach Stingrays National Youth Sports Corporation PlayCard Enviromental Center
Syracuse Crunch Myrtle Beach YMCA City of Charleston/Charleston Co.
Charleston Battery Police Athletic League Smoky Mountain National Park
Wilson Sporting Goods NCAA Project Adventure

* Many positions require/encourage graduate or advanced study

Horrigan, M. (2004). Employment projections to 2012: Concepts and context.  Monthly Labor Review, 3-22

 

Internship Sites

SUMMER 2008

            Latracy Boulware

Myrtle Beach Pelicans             Supervisor: Jake White

Russ Clardy

Conway Parks and    Recreation Dept.             Supervisor: Ashley Smith

Nathan Farley

The Cal Ripken Experience Supervisor: Matt Ensworth

Louis Francois

Coastal Carolina University    Strength and Conditioning             Supervisor: Jamie Snider

Smith Harden

Grand Strand    Family YMCA             Supervisor:  Amanda Player

Matt Gordon

Miami Dade Sports Commission             Supervisor: Elizabeth Gunn

Rachel Graves

American    Junior Golf Association             Supervisor: Jordan Frye

Lauren McNally

American    Junior Golf Association             Supervisor: Jordan Frye

Laura Moran

Camp Spearhead             Supervisor: Randy Murr

Meghan Pray

Dallas Desperados             Supervisor: James McDonald

Brian Rousey

Upstate Circle of Friends             Supervisor: Deloris Barksdale

Joshua Singleton

Navy MWR-Charleston             Supervisor: Greg Lutz

Mike Valter

Shoreline Water Sports             Supervisor: Jon Parks

SPRING 2008

            Sean     Bishop

Shore Crest Resort (North Myrtle Beach)             Supervisor: Lindsay Murphy

Russell Brown

Winthrop University Athletics             Supervisor: Dan Murray

Rodney Burgess

Myrtle Beach Cultural and Leisure    Services             Supervisor: Amy Elvis

Moises Cobo

Pineda    Golf School,    Sevilla Spain             Supervisor:  Mr. Benitez

Dave Eyssen

Sterling Sports Management, LLC             Supervisor: Jeff Chilcoat

Chris Noble

Charlotte Bobcats             Supervisor: Caroline    Toumey

Amy Pazahanick

Conway Parks and    Recreation Dept.             Supervisor: Andy Smith

Tim Phelps

Wilson Tobs             Supervisor: Ben Jones

Dee Stokes

Coastal Carolina    University Track Team             Supervisor:

FALL 2007

Ashton Counts

Myrtle Beach    Cultural & Leisure Services             Supervisor: Drew Johnson

Matt Hutchinson

NFL    Films             Supervisor: Cara Angelucci

Kenneth Joshen

Coastal Carolina University Athletic Dept.             Supervisor: John Martin

Ryan Mitchell

The Cal Ripken Experience             Supervisor: Matt Ensworth

SUMMER 2007

Nathan Dawsey

Hickory Crawdads             Supervisor: David Haas

Jeremiah Drew

Carolina Forest Community    Center             Supervisor: Brody Hillman

Jett Eppes

Marriott    at Grande Dunes             Supervisor: Brook Shea Ray

Mike Parasiliti

North    Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center             Supervisor:  Heather Smith

Perry Parks

Bloomington Extreme             Supervisor: Jerry McBurney

Ashley Scheible

Fitness Edge             Supervisor: Pat Flynn

SPRING 2007

Michael Brunoni

Myrtle    Beach Chamber of Commerce- Events             Supervisor: Kimberley    Miles

Tim Carson

Myrtle Beach    Cultural & Leisure Services             Supervisor: Docshee Moore

James Cooney

New York Rangers             Supervisor: Leigh Anne Berte

Samantha Hartman

Austin (TX) Parks and Recreation    Dept.             Supervisor:  Robert Armistead

Garrett Heitkamp

Horry    County Parks and Recreation Department             Supervisor: Bonnie Fitz

John Jay

Offense-Defense Sports             Supervisor: Rick Whittier

LaKena Johnson

Hartsville    High School Athletic Department             Supervisor: Pat Hewitt

Nicole Lemmerer

Coastal Carolina University Athletic Dept.             Supervisor: Mark Roach

Ryan Lowery

Coastal Carolina University    Strength and Conditioning             Supervisor: Brian Gabriel

Erik McKee

Campus Outreach             Supervisor: Ben     Elseroad

Hillard McMorris

Fairfax Co. (VA) Community and    Recreation Services             Supervisor: Evan Braff

Patrick Montague

Cincinnati    Reds             Supervisor: Brad Callahan

Jon Neiderman

Saunders PT & Sport    Performance             Supervisor: Mike Saunders

Laura Puller

The Cal Ripken Experience             Supervisor: Kimberly Ryder

Anna Skidmore

Charlotte Checkers             Supervisor: Aaron Osborne

Jasmine Tyler

Coastal Carolina University- Women’s    Basketball             Supervisor: Mark Kost

FALL 2006

Jay Carlson

Washington Wizards             Supervisor: Jason Simon

Mike Cavallini

Gold’s Gym (North Myrtle Beach)             Supervisor: Mark Vymislicky

Mark Murphy

Madison Square Garden Network             Supervisor: Mario Ficarra

Timothy    O’Connor

St. Thomas Aquinas College (NY)             Supervisor: Gerry Oswald

Tyler Thigpen

Coastal Carolina University Athletic Dept.             Supervisor: John Martin

SUMMER 2006

Kali     Banghart

Myrtle Beach Pelicans             Supervisor: Neil Fortier

Aaron Cottingham

The Cal Ripken Experience             Supervisor: Brett Monaghan

Jennifer Hampton

United States Men’s Volleyball Team             Supervisor: Hugh McCutcheon

Jamie Mau

USC-Aiken Wellness Center             Supervisor:  Dr. Kim Wood

Brandon Miller

Myrtle Waves Water Park             Supervisor: Will McAllister

Kim Roessner

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center             Supervisor: Jamie Bruesehoff

Brian Wychules

Myrtle Beach Marriott at Grande Dunes             Supervisor: Taylor Johnson

Daniel Yost

Student Conservation Association Internships             Supervisor: Jessica Wall

SPRING 2006

Kevin Ambrose

Myrtle Beach Cultural    & Leisure Services             Supervisor: Kathy Anderson

Kyle Brennan

Horry    County Parks and Recreation Department             Supervisor: Bonnie Fitz

Lounzy Green

Amateur    Athletic Union/Disney             Supervisor: Michael Killpack             Lake Buena Vista,     FL

Jason Janezeck

Carrabba’s Event Planning             Supervisor: Kim      Lane

Mark Johnson

Coastal Carolina    University Strength and Conditioning             Supervisor: Al Jean

Johnny     Jones

Carolina    Forest Community Center             Supervisor: George Boykin

Alex McElveen

Coastal    Carolina Campus Recreation             Supervisor: Jody Davis

Nelson Oliveira

Coastal    Carolina University Track Team             Supervisor: Jeff Jacobs

Amanda Pfeifer

Huntingdon    Beach State Park             Supervisor: Chris Lovelace

Antonio Sullivan

Myrtle    Beach Cultural & Leisure Services             Supervisor: Pam Stone

Liz Wold

Myrtle Beach KOA             Supervisor: Jay Coyle

 

 


Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528

Location/Phone:

(843) 349-2808(Phone)
(843) 349-2875 (Fax)

Williams-Brice 118

Email:

Cheryl Smith
Administrative Assistant
csmith@coastal.edu

Dr. Gibson Darden
Department Chair
gfdarden@coastal.edu

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