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Student Organizations

Connect with other Sport students

There's more to the Sport Management experience than the classroom. Get involved with a student organization to go beyond the classroom — make new friends, build your network, learn by doing, and more.

Sigma Alpha Sigma Mu

Established in 2012, Sigma Alpha Sigma Mu (SASM) is the first and only professional Sport Management fraternity in the nation. The purpose of a SASM Chapter shall be to provide a platform for highly involved and academically excellent undergraduate Sport Management students to prepare and develop professionally for a career in the sports industry. ❯ SASM Website, Faculty Advisor: Matt Cacciato 

The Ohio University Sports Business Association

The Ohio University Sports Business Association (SBA) helps connect aspiring sport professionals through sport-based opportunities, meetings, and social events. The organization is comprised of individuals who aim to broaden their academic experience through networking and practical experiences within and outside of Ohio University. Faculty Advisors: Jim Kahler 

Women in Sports

The mission of Women in Sports (WIS) provides the resources to prepare undergraduate and graduate students exploring a career in sports by focusing on workshops, networking opportunities, empowering personal development opportunities to better enable students to thrive and succeed in the sports industry. Faculty Advisor: Christina Wright and Melissa Davies

Association of Multicultural Sports Professionals

Ohio University's Association of Multicultural Sports Professional (AMSP) was established to support and promote diversity in the sport workforce. It is our duty to build each other professionally through workshops, events and the guidance of the Sports Administration Department to successfully transition into a graduate program or professional sports career. Faculty Advisor: Brandon Wright 

Ohio Sports Analytics Team

The Ohio Sports Analytics Team (OSAT) meets weekly to discuss and investigate developments in the field of analytics. The organization works with students to develop case studies looking at recent works in sports analytics and encourages members to develop their own insights. The club fosters further growth by working with students to develop quantitative skills and by allowing students the opportunity to attend industry conferences. ❯ OSAT Website, Faculty Advisor: Liz Wanless 

The Sports Law and Labor Society

The Sport Law and Labor Society’s mission is to build tomorrow’s sports agents. Our vision is to allow Ohio University student members to have a comprehensive understanding of how professionals working in sports agency got their jobs. Understanding what makes a great sports agent, what makes a great sports agency, and how to get into contact with sports agencies is our sole purpose for all members. Through listening to our members’ interests, we will direct, and seek out, information to be learned in each society meeting. As a collective, we will continuously attempt to set up online video chat informational interviews with sports agents, and attempt to attend all free market sport business events and summits. Faculty Advisor: Brandon Wright and Kelley Walton 

Associated Press Sports Editors

The purpose of Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) is to help students pursuing a career in sports journalism to become better journalists. We do this through workshops, guest speakers and weekly meetings in order to help our members improve their craft and build connections within the sports journalism field. We also promote and support events that center on diversity and inclusion, as that continues to be a problem in sports journalism. Faculty Advisor: Matt Cacciato