Chad D. McEvoy, Ed.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director

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810 Nottingham Road
Syracuse, NY 13224
Phone: (315) 443-0364


  • Doctorate of Education, Sport Administration, University of Northern Colorado
  • Master of Science, Sport Management, University of Massachusets, Amherst, MA
  • Bachelors of Science, Sport Management, Iowa State University


Dr. McEvoy currently serves as Graduate Program Director in the Department of Sport Management.

He joined the Falk College in August 2012 from Illinois State University, where he was a professor of sport management in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation. His primary research focus is in revenue generation in intercollegiate and professional sport. He is currently working on numerous research projects related to ticket sales strategies, ticket pricing in sports, and factors affecting sport event attendance, among other topics.

Dr. McEvoy is co-author of two textbooks in the sport management discipline, Financial Management in the Sport Industry, and Research Methods and Design in Sport Management, and his research has been featured in more than 100 media outlets, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, PBS Newshour with Jim Lehrer, New York Daily News, and USA Today. In June 2008, he served as a panelist before the prestigious Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics in a discussion on the effectiveness of NCAA penalties for rules violations.

With an international portfolio of publications and presentations, he is currently editor of Case Studies in Sport Management, having served previously as co-editor of the Journal of Issues and Intercollegiate Athletics. His professional affiliations include the North American Society for Sport Management and the Sport Marketing Association. At the University of Northern Colorado, Dr. McEvoy earned his Ed. D. in Sport Administration with a Doctoral Minor in Applied Statistics and Research Methods; his M.S. in Sport Management at University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and his B.S. in Sport Management at Iowa State University.

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