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Dr. W. Andrew Czekanski, Ph.D.
Dr. W. Andrew Czekanski, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor - Recreation and Sport Administration & Sport Management
Education

PhD: Ohio State University

M.A.Ed: Ohio State University

BS: Virginia Polytechnic Institue and State University

Teaching

RSA 517

SPM 450

SPM 454

Scholarship

PUBLICATIONS 

Peer-Review Research Articles 

Czekanski, W.A., Siegrist, A., & Thomas, A. (2019). Getting to the Heart of it All: An analysis of due process in interscholastic athletics. Journal of Legal Aspect of Sport, 29, 152 – 170. 

Lower, L., Parietti, M., & Czekanski, W.A. (2019). Current priorities in campus recreation: A multi-institutional study of strategic plans. Recreation Sport Journal, 43(1), 43 – 54. *** 

Lower, L., & Czekanski, W.A. (2019). Effective management of scarce resources: A case study of American collegiate sport clubs. Managing Sports and Leisure, 24(1-3), 119 – 140. 

Czekanski, W.A. & Lower, L. (2019). Collegiate sport club structure and function. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 11(1), 231 -245. 

Saturday, D., Siegrist, A., & Czekanski, W.A. (2018). Get off the courts: Using ADR principles to resolve high school sport disputes. Marquette Sports Law Review, 28(2), 359 – 377. 

Barnhill, C.R., Czekanski, W.A., & Pfleegor, A.G. (2018). Getting to know our students: A snapshot of sport management students’ demographics, backgrounds, and career expectations. Sport Management Education Journal, 12(1), 1 – 14. 

Czekanski, W.A., & Lee, J. (2017). Cock-a-Doodle-U: Examining university brand personality and visual identity at Coastal Carolina University. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 11(1), 1 – 17. 

Siegrist, A., Czekanski, W.A., & Silver, S. (2016). Interscholastic athletics and due process protection: Student-athletes continue to knock on the door of due process. Mississippi Law Review, 6(1), 1 – 22. 3 

Gordon, K., Czekanski, W.A., & DeMeo, J. (2016). Assessing the influence of sport security operations on the guest experience: Using the Delphi method to understand practitioner perspectives. Journal of Sport Safety and Security, 1(1), 1 – 13. 

Lower, L. & Czekanski, W.A. (2016). Due process for collegiate sport clubs: Is there a property interest? Journal of Facility Planning, Design, and Management, 4(1), 1 – 4

Czekanski, W.A., & Barnhill, C.R. (2016). Recruiting the student-athlete: An examination of the college decision process. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education. 9(3), 133 – 144. 

Czekanski, W.A., & Turner, B.A. (2015). Just exchange in intercollegiate athletics. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 8, 139 – 161.* 

Czekanski, W.A., & Brown, L.E. (2015). Institutional outcomes of student-athlete engagement in athletics department-sponsored community service. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 9(2), 117 – 129. 

Czekanski, W.A., & Turner, B.A. (2014). Social exchange and performance in intercollegiate athletics. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 7, 367 – 389.** 

Barnhill, C.R., Czekanski, W.A., & Turner, B.A. (2013). Psychological contracts and student-athlete retention. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education. 7(1), 20 – 40. 

* = Winner of article of the year in Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 2015 

** = Runner-up article of the year in Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 2014 

*** = Winner of the President’s Award for the Article of Distinction, 2020

RESEARCH IN REVIEW 

Strode, J., Scarlet, M., & Czekanski, W.A. (2020). Female athletic directors are superheroes, too: Stereotype threat and interscholastic athletic leadership. Journal of Sport Management. 

Lower, L., Czekanski, W.A., Marsh, J.P., Wheat, S.C., & Petersen, J.C. (2020). The American collegiate sport club model: Development of a framework to advance college sport reform. Journal of Sport Management

Czekanski, W.A., Lower, L., Marsh, J.P., & Petersen, J.C. (2020). Who is in charge? An examination of social exchange relationships in American collegiate sport clubs. European Sport Management Quarterly

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS 

Czekanski, W.A., Lower, L.,& Marsh, P.J. (2020). Who is in charge? An examination of social exchange relationships in American collegiate sport clubs 

Brown, L.E., & Czekanski, W.A. (2020). Responses to athlete activism: An examination of the role of multiracial identity integration. 

Seifried, C., Czekanski, W.A., & Brian Soebbing, B. (2020). How to build a bowl game: Surviving in a cultural industry. 

Seifried, C., Czekanski, W.A., & Soebbing, B. (2020). How to build a bowl game: Surviving in a cultural industry. 

Czekanski, W.A., Seifried, C., & Soebbing, B. (2020). Determinants of Division I-FBS college football bowl Attendance 1902-2017. 

Marsh, P.J., Lower, L.M., Czekanski, W.A., & Rathjens, J.R. (2020). Institutional barriers to sport club effectiveness. 

Czekanski, W.A., Kim, A., & Cummings, D. (2020). The history and evolution of sport law: A bibliometric analysis 

Czekanski, W.A., (2020). Coastal Carolina University stakeholder analysis: A study of alcohol perceptions. 

Lower, L.M., Buning, R.J., & Czekanski, W.A. (2020). Governance of Collegiate Sport Clubs. 5 

GRANTS 

Funded 

Lower, L.M., Buning, R.J., & Czekanski, W.A. (2018). Governance of Collegiate Sport Clubs. Janet B. Park NASSM Research Grant. Funding: $2000 

Lower, L.M., Czekanski, W.A., Marsh, J.P., Wheat, S.C., & Petersen, J.C. (2016). The collegiate sport club model: Organizational structure, management, and outcomes. NIRSA Research Grant Program. Funding: $10,000. 

Lower, L.M., & Czekanski, W.A. (2016). The collegiate sport club model: Organizational structure and management. IAHPERD Mini-Grant. Funding: $700 but declined

Service

SERVICE/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

National Service 

• 2019 – Abstract Reviewer for College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference 

• 2018 – Abstract Reviewer for College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference 

• 2017 – External Reviewer for Journal of Sport Management 

• 2016 – Present – Editorial Review Board for International Journal of Sport Management 

• 2016 – External Reviewer for International Journal of Sport Management 

• 2016 – Abstract Reviewer for College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Conference 

• 2015 – Present – External Reviewer for International Journal of Sport Management 

• 2014 – Present – Sport and Recreation Law Association Rising Membership Task Force 

• 2014 – External Reviewer for Journal of Sport Management 

• 2014 – Abstract Reviewer for College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Convention 

• University Service 

• 2017 – Present – Faculty Senate 

• 2016 – Present – College Academic Integrity Committee 

College Service 

• 2016 – Present – College of Science Graduate Curriculum Committee   

Departmental Service 

• 2017 – Recreation and Sport Management Assistant/Associate Professor Search Committee Member 

• 2016 – Recreation and Sport Management Assistant/Associate Professor Search Committee Member 

• 2015 – Recreation and Sport Management Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee Member 

• 2014 – 2015 – Recreation and Sport Management Assistant Professor Search Committee Member 

• 2014 – Present – Sport Management Master’s Program Committee Member 

• 2014 – Exercise and Sport Science (EXSS) Assistant Professor Search Committee Member 

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