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Andy Gillentine, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Professor
Department of Sport and Entertainment Management
College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management

Education
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 1995
M.S., Northeaster Oklahoma Statue University, 1990
B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1980

Biography
Andy Gillentine has recently been appointed as Professor and Chair of the Sport and Entertainment program at the University of South Carolina. Prior to this appointment, he held positions as the Associate Dean, Associate Professor and Director of the Sport Administration Programs at the University of Miami (2002-2010) and as Graduate Program Director at Mississippi State University (1995-2002). In April of 2009, he received the Sport Management Outstanding Achievement Award from the National Association of Sport and Physical Education. Additionally, he served as athletic director and coach for over 15 years and is nationally recognized for his expertise in sport management curriculum and program development. He was appointed as one of the founding Commissioners of the Council of Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Prior to the COSMA appointment, Gillentine served as Chair of a joint task force of NASPE/NASSM charged with formalizing the curricular standards required for accreditation. In 2007, he was appointed to serve as a board member of the Miami Dade Sports Commission, which is charged with developing and expanding the presence of the sport industry in Miami Dade County and South Florida. Previously he served on the Sport Management Program Review Council Executive Board and as Chair of the National Sport Management Council. His research interests are sport marketing, professional development, and management issues in sport. Dr. Gillentine is also recognized as one of the leading experts in the study of the legal, managerial and marketing aspects of tailgating at sport and entertainment events. Dr. Gillentine has conducted research projects for numerous sport organizations that have resulted in over fifty publications and over 100 national and international presentations. In 2007 he was appointed as a Research Fellow of the Research Consortium of the AAHPERD, the largest professional organization of sport and physical educators in the US. His textbook, Foundations of Sport Management, co-edited with Brian Crow, is widely used in Sport Management Programs throughout the country and is currently in its second edition.

Research Interests:

  • Professional Development
  • Customer Service
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Sport Marketing

Honors and Awards:

  • 2009 Sport Management Outstanding Achievement Award,
    National Association of Sport & Physical Education
  • 2007 Miami Magnet Award, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • 2007 Research Fellow, American Alliance of Health Physical Education, Recreation & Dance—Research Consortium.
  • 1999 Pride in Teaching Award, Mississippi Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
  • 1995 Outstanding Doctoral Student, University of Southern Mississippi

Books:
Gillentine, A. & Crow, B. (Eds.) (2009). Foundations of Sport Management. 2nd ed., FIT/WVA University Press.

Book Chapters:
Gillentine, A. (2009). Alcohol related criminal behavior in sport. In Lee, J. W. & Lee, J. C. (Eds.), Sport and Criminal Behavior. Carolina Press.

Gillentine, A. (2009). The supervision of sport management internships. In Miller, J. & Seidler, T. (Eds.), Issues in Sport Management Internships. Carolina Press.

Gillentine, A. (2009). Preparing for the sport management internship. In Miller, J. & Seidler, T. (Eds.), Issues in Sport Management Internships. Carolina Press.

Miller, G., & Gillentine, A. (2009). The evaluation and assessment of sport management internships. In Miller, J. & Seidler, T. (Eds.), Issues in Sport Management Internships. Carolina Press.

Gillentine, A., & Crow, B. (2005). Introduction to the Sport Industry. In Gillentine, A. & Crow, B. (Eds.) Foundations of Sport Management. FIT/WVA University Press.

Gillentine, A., Crow, B., & Bradish, C. (2005). Communication and media relations in sport. In Gillentine, A. & Crow, B. (Eds.) Foundations of Sport Management. FIT/WVA University Press.

Peer-reviewed Manuscripts:
Gillentine, A., Miller, J. & Calhoun, A, (2008). Negligent marketing: What all sport marketers should know. Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 3(2).

Miller, A., Gillentine, A., & Veltri, F. (2008). Risk management at Division I intercollegiate football stadiums: Do spectators perceive they are protected against terrorism? Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 3(1), 1-15.

Miller, J., Veltri, F., & Gillentine, A. (2008). Spectator perception of security at the Super Bowl after 9/11: Implications for sport facility managers. SMART Journal, IV(II), 16-25.

Miller, J., & Gillentine, A. (2007). An analysis of risk management policies for tailgating activities at selected NCAA Division I football games. Reprinted in the National Association of University and College Attorneys, 371-386.
Retrieved on November 26, 2007 from http://www.nacua.org/publications

Drummond, J., Hostetler, K., Laguana, P., Gillentine, A., & Del Rossi, GT. (2007). Self-reported comfort of collegiate athletes to injury and condition care by same- and opposite-sex athletic trainers. Journal of Athletic Training, 42(1), 106-112.

Miller, J., & Gillentine, A. (2006). An analysis of tailgating policies at Division I universities. Journal of the Legal Aspects of Sport, 16(2), 197-215.

Gillentine, A., & Miller, J. (2006). The legal implications of tailgating. International Journal of Sport Management, 7(1) 102-111.

Miller, J., Veltri, F., & Gillentine, A. (2005). A student perspective of intramural sport risk management procedures. Recreational Sports Journal, 29(1), 22-32.

Robinson, M., Trail, G. T. Dick, R., & Gillentine, A. (2005). Fans vs. Spectators: An analysis of those who attend intercollegiate football games. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 14, 43-53.

Grants (Last 10 Years):
Gillentine, A. (2006). An examination of the effectiveness of podcasting in sport management education. University of Miami Research Grants. $2,000

Gillentine, A. (2003). An examination of the need for international education and second language acquisition in the sport industry. School of Educational Research Grants. $2,000

Golfine, B., Gillentine, A., Phillips, D. & Seidler, T. (2002). An investigation of athletic event policies regarding displays of religion and patriotism. Kennesaw State University. $1500.00.

Usdan, S.L., PI, Hunt, B., Gillentine, A. (2001) Changing misperception: a comprehensive approach to alter high-risk drinking perceptions and behaviors. U.S. Department of Education. $278,620.89.

Gillentine, A., Lambert, J., & Green, S. (2000). SMARTer Kids grant for SMART products. $2499.

Gillentine, A., Lambert, J., & Green, S. (2000). SMARTer Kids grant for NEC Visual presentation products. $5,945.

Lovell, N., Alexander, M., & Gillentine, A. (2000). Phil Harding Grant Program. The Development and Implementation of a Community College Administrative Leadership Training Program. $43,000.

Professional Affiliations:

  • North American Society of Sport Management
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • The Society for the Study of the Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity Southern District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
  • Phi Delta Kappa

Consulting Experiences:

  • Buckinghamshire News University (2007). Academic Program Evaluation and Approval. Buckinghamshire, UK.
  • Simply Paradise Villa (2006). Site Risk Analysis and Evaluation. Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.
  • University of Alabama (2005). Curriculum and Program Development
  • Northwood University (2005). Academic Program Evaluation and Approval
  • Playamor Villas (2005). Site Risk Analysis and Evaluation. Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.
  • Southeast Missouri State University (2005). Academic Program Evaluation and Approval
  • Swim Gym, Inc. (2004). Program Risk Analysis
  • York College of Pennsylvania (2002) Academic Program Evaluation and Approval
  • Richton Public Schools (1999). Athletic Facility Development. Richton, MS
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Professor and Chair Dr. Andy Gillentine
Andy Gillentine, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean
agillentine@hrsm.sc.edu
Room 1010-D Carolina Coliseum
Phone: 803-777-3249
Fax: 803-777-6427

Courses Taught:
SPTE 201 – Introduction to Sport   and Entertainment   Management

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