Sports and Leisure Management

Faculty Mentor:  Timothy Ryan

Faculty Mentor's Department:  Sport & Leisure Management


Project Description: The study aims to find a link between home and school location of athlete and the likelihood of success in highest level of college athletics or professional sports.

Requirement for Student Applicants:  Ideal applicants would have a background with markers in Google Maps. Preference will be given to applicants interested in sport or geography related research. Students should have some basic knowledge of research and sport. Significant online searching and database entry will be required.

Application or Interview Process: Interested applicants should apply directly to Dr. Ryan at

Starting Date: Flexible

Method of Compensation:  Volunteer or Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study eligible students should submit application materials directly to by Friday, January 26, 2018. Other Interested students should submit materials directly to the faculty mentor.