PhD Scholarship Opportunity

Expressions of Interest are being sought by from potential PhD students for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery project “Reconfiguring the ‘playing field’ on and off the pitch – women’s professional sport in Australia”. Professor Tracy Taylor is the lead investigator of an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery project – Reconfiguring the ‘playing field’ on and…

WASM Survey – Feedback Requested

The World Association for Sport Management (WASM) is conducting a survey and your input would be appreciated.  WASM was officially established in April 2012 with its mission “to facilitate sport management research, teaching and learning excellence, and professional practice worldwide”. The founding members are the six regional associations—North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), European…

Mentor Program Q&A

In 2017 SMAANZ launched a mentor program that is exclusively available to SMAANZ members. The program aims to help individuals in the SMAANZ community seek opportunities to grow and develop. We are excited to feature our first Q&A feature which is an interview with Dr Kevin Filo (Griffith University) and Stirling Sharpe (University of Canberra)…






Deadline: June 30, 2018

These awards are highly regarded and presented at the SMAANZ Conference each year.
As a primarily volunteer organisation, it is considered particularly appropriate and important to provide opportunities for members to gain recognition for their outstanding contributions to SMAANZ and to the field of sport management.

Applications are open for the below awards:


Distinguished Service Award

2017 Distinguished Service Award Winner: Prof. Kristine Toohey from Griffith University


[WATCH] Kristine Toohey – Acceptance Speech


Past Winners Include:

  • Prof. David Shilbury, Deakin University
  • Prof. Laurence Chalip, University of Illinois
  • Prof. Christine Green, University of Illinois
  • Prof. Graham Cuskelly, Griffith University
  • Mr. Terry Woods, Bond University
  • Prof. Tracey Taylor, University of Technology Sydney
  • Prof. Russell Hoye, La Trobe University



Do you know someone who should be recognised for their outstanding contribution to SMAANZ and Sport management community?