Anthony Missere

Associate Professor

Professor Anthony M. Missere is a full time tenured associate professor of Sports Management, St. John’s University Division of Sport Management. He was hired as an adjunct assistant professor in 1977, and since 1978 has been a full time professor of Sport Management. (The only full-time person until 1995.) Prior to arriving at St. John’s University, Professor Missere taught at the Pratt Institute from 1973 to 1978. He also served Pratt Institute as Facilities Manager, Instructor, Assistant Athletic Director, Head Basketball Coach and Head Baseball Coach. From 1979 to 1984 he served as Consultant to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Sports Club Management, Media Relations and Youth Programming and the 1984 Olympics. During this time, Professor Missere served on five committees at St. John’s University. Professor Missere received his Bachelor of Science degree from Pratt Institute in Dietetics and Hotel Management in 1968. In 1978, he received his Master of Arts degree in Physical Education and Administration from New York University. In addition, he has undertaken doctoral studies in Sport Management at Temple University. He received Coach of the Year for the 1976-1977 season from the Knickerbocker Conference, and also Coach of the Year, College Division, for the 1976-1977 season from the metropolitan Writers Association. He served as president of the Metropolitan Coaches Association and also the Knickerbocker Basketball Conference. Professor Missere received, in 1991, the Outstanding Faculty Achievement Medal from the President of St. John’s University. From 1995 to 2008, Professor Missere served as the Director of the Sport Management Program which witnessed a growth in the student population from 213 to 400+. From 2003 to 2008, professor Missere served as Chairperson of the Division of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport Management. During the above mention administrative tenure of Professor Missere the following was accomplished. In 1998, developed and implemented the international sports management internship program. In 1998, developed and implemented concentrations in the sport management program curriculum. In 1998 through 2008, conceived, developed, implemented and oversaw the first US-global sport management semester abroad program at Leicester University, England. 2001, conceived, co-developed and implemented MA in Sport Management, College of Professional Studies. 2002, conceived, co-developed and implemented NY State Certificate in Coaching Curriculum. 2008, entered in an articulation agreement with Rome University and developed and implemented course work for the Rome Campus.

Teaching Interests

Current state of sport business.

Courses Taught

HMT
1093
IND. STUDY-HOSPITALITY MGMT.
SPM
1001
INTRO TO SPORT MANAGEMENT
SPM
1003
CURRENT ISSUES IN SPORT
SPM
1008
SPORTS IN AMERICA 17-20TH CENT
SPM
1009
PSYCHOLOGY OF COACHING
SPM
1053
PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC COACHING
SPM
2000A
EMERGENCE OF MODERN SPORT