Sport Management Associations

Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

Sport Management Student Associations


National Collegiate Athletic Association
Official NCAA site for men's and women's sports. Features news, standings, schedules, tickets for tournaments, and more. Visit

Sports Turf Managers Association
National organization for those who manage sports fields of all kinds Visit

National Alliance for Youth Sports
National nonprofit organization that has programs for parents, coaches, administrators, and officials. Visit

Stadium Managers Association
Organization for those who manage stadium operations nationally Visit

Golf Course Superintendents of America
Golf course management information, member areas, and a research section which covers requests for grant proposals, scientific database, and research Visit