Sport Management Online Course

Koa is thrilled to offer a Virtual Sport Management Course!  Students 7th-12th grade will be introduced to the behind the scenes world of Sports. Sports Management is one of the fastest growing professions and majors, come see what the buzz is about. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course for their CV/resume.

Highlighted components of the curriculum include:
Introduction to Sport Management: Define sport, sport management subfields, and what makes sport unique
Sport Marketing and Social Media: Analyze the impact of sport communication and social media in today’s age.
Leadership: Learn how to become a successful coach.
Event management: Learn the basics of preparation, staffing and be introduced to each aspect of running an event.
Interviewing: The basics of how to interview and make a memorable first impression.

Sports Management Online Course Dates: 3/31/2020, 4/2/2020, 4/7/2020, and 4/9/2020 (3:00pm to 4:00pm)

Cost:  $75/person

Who: 7th – 12th graders

Location: Classes will be conducted via ZOOM

Questions?: Email


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All classes will be conducted online via ZOOM. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course.

*Homework will be assigned.

Tony Korson: Guest Lecture

Tony, CEO of Koa Sports and 15+ years of experience in the Sports Industry, received his BA in Finance from FGCU. Tony is a former Graduate Professor at Georgetown University in Sports Industry and Management, along with being a Guest Lecture at UMD.

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Emily Fornatora: Facilitator

Emily, Assistant AD at Koa Sports, received her BA in Sport Management at Towson University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Emily is a published author in the Journal of Sport Management Education.

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Shaina Thompson: Asst. Facilitator

Shaina, Marketing Director at Koa Sports, received her BA in Sports, Entertainment, and Event Management from Johnson & Wales University – Providence, RI. Shaina was on the Field Hockey team at JWU and served as captain from her sophomore year to her senior year.