Thomas H. Regan, EdD
Awards and Honors
1996 -- Invited to participate, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, Economics Study Program, "The Economics of Stadiums: October 1996.
Teacher of the Year, College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management, 1996.
Dr. Regan served as department chair from 1987 to November 2007. The department grew in student body and faculty numbers during this tenure. The International Conference on Sport and Entertainment Business was reinstated during the University of South Carolina Bicentennial Celebration. The student profile for attracting scholars was increased significantly. Faculty who have been recruited to the department are world class.
“The Geo-Economic approach to sport marketing segmentation”, Public Administration Quarterly. Spring 1997.
“Financing Facilities”, Chapter 3. Sports Facility Management, By: Walker, M.L. and Stotlar, D.K., Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Book Chapter. 1996.
“Financing Sport”, Chapter 19. The Management of Sport : Its Foundation and Application. 2nd Edition. By: Parkhouse, B., Mosby Publication, a Times Mirror Company, New York, NY. Published Fall 1995. Pages 363 - 373.
“The economic impact of the University of South Carolina athletics on the Columbia metropolitan economy”, The National Review of Athletics, Oregon State University, The National Association of Athletics Compliance Coordinators, Plano, TX. Published. Vol. 2, #1. Pp. 1-13.
“The economic impact of the Denver Broncos Football club on the Denver metropolitan economy”, The International Journal of Public Administration, Volume 18, Number 1.
Managing Sport and Special Events, Josey-Bass (Simon & Schuster), San Francisco, CA. .
“An interdisciplinary curriculum for the sport and entertainment business”, Regan, T.H., Business Education Forum, Volume 50, Number 3, February 1996. pp. 24-27.
“Sport event development and economic impact analysis”, Regan T.H., Business of Sports, KPMG - Peat Marwick’s newsletter for professionals serving the sports industry, Winter/Spring 1993, pp.4-5.
Other articles: twelve articles written in non-refereed journals on Sport Business.
Professional Presentations (15 - 18) : Invited to participate in International, National, and regional conferences on Sport Business and Administration.
Current Grants and Projects
2002 – NASCAR – Darlington Raceway, Impact analysis and projections, Grant J-103, Spring/Fall 2002.
2001 – Family Circle Cup, Impact analysis and forecasting, Grant J102, Spring 2001.
2000 – NASCAR Focus groups, Event pricing, amenities and fans, Fall 2000.
1999 – The Family Circle Cup, Feasibility Study and Analysis, Hilton Head to Charleston, August 1999
“Golf creates jobs, revenue”, Regan, T.H., U.S. Mayor - Cities and Sports, May 30, 1994. pp. 7.
Funded research projects included: University of South Carolina athletics, Golf industry in South Carolina, Darlington Motor Speedway, Speedway Motor Sports, Carolina/Colonial Cup and Family Circle Magazine Cup.
National, regional and local commentary via television and radio on economic impact of sporting events on regional economies.
Many varied consulting projects in sport and entertainment business have been completed.