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Kimberly Mahoney
Kimberly
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Mahoney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Business
Management of Sports Industries
203-932-7142
Maxy 112B
Maxcy Hall
About Me

    I am currently an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at the University of New Haven and teach primarily in the areas of event and facility management.  Previously I served as the Director of Communications & Program Development with Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE) and as part of the sport management faculty at the University of South Carolina and The Ohio State University.  In addition, I have over 20 years experience in various segments of the sport and entertainment industry, including work with the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Iowa High School Athletic Association, Show Pros Entertainment Services, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte Coliseum, Georgia Dome, Carolina Panthers, and Jacksonville Jaguars, amongst others. 

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    Education

    Ph.D.     The Ohio State University, Sport Management
                   Minor: Research Methods
                   Cognate Area:  Marketing

    M.Ed.     University of Georgia, Sport & Facility Management

    B.A.       University of Kentucky, Communications
                   Minor: Sociology

    Professional Positions

    Academic Appointments

    Assistant Professor – 2013 to Present
    Department of Sport Management, University of New Haven

    Practitioner in Residence – 2013 to 2013
    Department of Management/Sport Management, University of New Haven

    Visiting Assistant Professor – 2007 to 2008
    School of Physical Activity & Education Services, The Ohio State University

    Assistant Professor – 2006 to 2007 
    Department of Sport & Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

    Instructor – 2005 to 2006
    Department of Sport & Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

    Instructor – 2003  
    School of Physical Activity & Education Services, The Ohio State University

    Graduate Teaching Assistant – 1992 to 1993
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia 

     

    Industry Experience

    Consultant – 2002 to Present
    Previous and current clients include Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE), International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), OHSAA Foundation, Jerome Schottenstein Center, Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), ALLTEL Stadium, and NFL Jacksonville Jaguars. 

    Director of Communications & Program Development – 2011 to 2013 
    Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE)

    Executive Director – 2009
    Ohio High School Athletic Association Foundation

    Assistant Commissioner - 2003 to 2005
    Ohio High School Athletic Association

    Assistant Director of Event Services & Administration - 2000 to 2003
    Jerome Schottenstein Center - The Ohio State University

    Guest Services Manager - 1998 to 2000
    Jerome Schottenstein Center - The Ohio State University
     

    Regional Manager - 1997 to 1998 
    Show Pros Entertainment Services, Inc.

    Account Manager - NFL Carolina Panthers - 1995 to 1997
    Show Pros Entertainment Services, Inc.  

    Event Coordinator - 1994 to 1995
    Charlotte Convention Center

    Administration / Operations Intern - 1994 
    Charlotte Coliseum

    Professional Service

    2014 – present        Editorial Review Board, Sport and Entertainment Review
    2014 – present        International Association of Venue Managers eBooks Task Force
    2013 – present        Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Sport Management
    2012 – present        Advisor, Sport Industries Club at University of New Haven

    Published Intellectual Contributions

    Ammon, R., Mahoney, K., Fried, G., Al Arkoubi, K., & Finn, D. (2015). Roar of the crowd: Noise-related safety concerns in sport. Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport,25(1), 10-26.

    Cunningham, G. & Mahoney, K. (2004). Self-efficacy of part-time employees in university athletics: The influence of organizational commitment, valence of training, and training motivation. Journal of Sport Management , 18 (1), 59-73.

    Finn, D., Ammon, R., Mahoney, K. , Fried, G., & Al Arkoubi, K. (2015). Killer Jobs: The dark side of being a physical education instructor.  Strategies , Accepted May 2014. This article will appear in the May/June, 2015 issue (volume 28, issue 3). Pages have yet to be assigned.

    Mahoney, K. & Pastore, D. (2014). Evaluating the Work Experience for the Paid, Part-Time Event Staff at a Public Assembly Facility: A tool to assist facility managers.  International Journal of Sport Management , 15 (4), 409-437.

    Mahoney, K. & Pastore, D. (2014). The Sportsphere: A Comprehensive Approach to Examining the Work Environment in Public Assembly Facilities. Journal of Facility Planning, Design, and Management, 2 (2), 13-32.

    McNiff, J., Fried, G., & Mahoney, K. (2014). Learning Sport Management. Case Studies in Sport Management, 3 .

    TEXTBOOK

    Mahoney, K., Esckilsen, L., Jeralds, A., & Camp, S. (2015). Public Assembly Venue Management: Sports, Entertainment, Meeting, and Convention Venues.  International Association of Venue Managers: Coppell, TX.

    Teaching Experience

    COURSES TAUGHT @ UNH

    SMGT 2230               Management of Sport Industries 
    SMGT 3325               Sports Facility Management
    SMGT 4475               Sport Event Management
    SMGT 6613               Sports Facility Management
    SMGT 6626               Strategic Event Management
INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
CURRICULUM VITAE