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Professional Organizations


The following list is provided to the students to inform them of professional organizations within the field of Sport Management that it may benefit the student be a part of. If students have questions about these or other professional organizations, they should discuss them with one of the faculty in the Sport Managment Program.


WKU Recreation and Sport Majors Club



Kentucky Association For Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD)

Kentucky Recreation and Park Society

Kentucky Intramural Recreational Sports Association (KIRSA)



Southern District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SDAAHPERD)



North American Society for Sport Managers (NASSM)

American Alliance for Helath, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)

National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)



International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)

European Association for Sport Management (EASM)


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 Last Modified 9/25/14