Patrick  Marsh
Assistant Professor of Sport Administration
School of Health Professions
Department of Kinesiology
Office: 2G34 CHS Building 2
Email: jmarsh4@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2963

Patrick Marsh, a native of Mooresville, North Carolina, joined the Samford Faculty in 2019 after completing a Ph.D. in kinesiology, exercise nutrition, and health promotion with a concentration in sport management at Baylor University. His research interests focus on athletic facility and event management, legal issues in sport, and issues affecting student-athletes. He is passionate about teaching and mentoring students and preparing them for careers as Christian leaders in the sport industry.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D. - Kinesiology, Exercise Nutrition, and Health Promotion: Sport Management concentration, Baylor University
  • M.A. – Exercise and Sport Science: Sport Administration concentration, University of North Carolina
  • B.A. - Exercise and Sport Science: Sport Administration concentration, University of North Carolina

Expertise

  • Facility and Event Management, Sport Law, Collegiate Athletics

Publications

  • Marsh, J.P., Petersen, J.C. (2017). Changeover Management and Temporary Venues. In Petersen, J.C., Judge, L.W., Miller, J.J. (Eds.), Facility and Event Management: Applications in Sport. Kendall Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, IA.
  • Marsh, J.P., Petersen, J.C. (2017). Basic Management Theories and Perspectives. In Petersen, J.C., Judge, L.W., Miller, J.J. (Eds.), Facility and Event Management: Applications in Sport. Kendall Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, IA.
  • Marsh, J.P. (2017). Harassment and the First Amendment. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance, 88(3), 51-52.
  • Marsh, J.P., Petersen, J.C., & Osborne, B. (2016). Sport discontinuation: An assessment of goal achievement via empirical measures. Journal of Amateur Sport, 2(1), 164-187.

Presentations

  • Marsh, J.P., Lower, L.M., Czekanski, W.A., Rathjens, J.R. (2018). Institutional Barriers to Sport Club Effectiveness. Applied Sport Management Conference, Waco, TX.
  • Marsh, J.P., Petersen, J.C., Judge, L.W. (2017). Certification and Enrollment Impacts Upon High School Strength Facilities. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Marsh, J.P., Robinson, M.G., Carmona, J.A, Petersen, J.C. (2017). The Impact of Capital Improvements to Football Facilities on Revenue in FBS Institutions. North American Society of Sport Management Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Marsh, J.P., Petersen, J.C. (2017). Teaching Strategies for Changeover Management and the Construction of Temporary Venues. Applied Sport Management Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Marsh, J.P., Petersen, J.C., Judge, L.W. (2016). A Quantitative Analysis of Strength and Conditioning Facilities in Texas High Schools. Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Galveston, TX.
  • Marsh, J.P., Simpson, J.L., Magnusen, M.J. (2016). Hoop Dreams: Financial Influences on the Recruitment of Elite Basketball Prospects. College Sport Research Institute Conference on College Sport, Columbia, SC.

Involvement

  • North American Society for Sport Management
  • Applied Sport Management Association