Author Glenn Wong recently spoke to prospective sports professionals and students alike about “The Future of Sports Management.” Sponsored by the Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS), the event took place at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
During his presentation, Wong spoke about what it takes for students to reach their goals in management and professional positions in sports.
“The entire job market is very, very competitive,” said Wong. “The sports industry has always been one of the most competitive, and as a result of the economy, it is even more so at this time, so I’m just trying to help the students in any way I can so that they can compete in a very, very competitive market.”
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Glenn M. Wong is a Professor in the Sport Management Department in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has been a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts since 1979. His book, The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports, Second Edition, is due out March 15th. For more information or to order your copy today, visit go.jblearning.com/careers2.