Michelle L. Smith, M.S. – Asbury University
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Assistant Professor Sport Management
Chair of Management and Marketing Department

Department: Dayton School of Business

Office: Shaw 149

Phone Extension: 2709

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Biographical Information

Michelle Smith is an assistant professor of sport management in the Dayton School of Business and the Chair of the Management and Marketing Department.  Prof. Smith teaches in both the undergraduate and MBA programs in sport management with classes such as sport marketing, events/facilities and leadership. Prior to her 26 years of teaching, Michelle played collegiate golf and worked on the corporate side of the sport industry where she was on the corporate partner team for the men’s and women’s final four.

Prof. Smith is passionate about internships, continued learning, networking and students.  She acquired her undergraduate at Middle Tennessee State University in marketing and her master’s at the University of Kentucky in sport management. It was during her time at UK where she discovered her passion for teaching.

In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, live music, friends, and spending time with her adult son and her dog, Charlie.


Masters of Science/Sport Management/University of Kentucky

Bachelor of Science/Marketing/Middle Tennessee State University

Courses taught in the Sport Management Programs include:

Intro to Sport Management

Sport Marketing

Event Management

Facility Management and Design

Sport Law

Management and Leadership in Sport

Sport Communications

Possible Careers within Sport Management:

Athletic Director

Sports Information Director

Operations Manager of Major League Team

Events Operations Manager

Ticket Operations Manager

Social Media and Communications Director


Conferences (SEC, ACC, Big 10)

College Sports (Athletic Program Development Director)

Stadium Events/Facilities

Equipment Manager

Health and Fitness Director


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