Simon M. Pack

Associate Professor
Simon Pack is an Associate Professor in the Division of Sport Management and holds a Ph.D. in Sport Management from The Ohio State University; an M.S. in Sport Administration from UNC Chapel Hill; a B.A. in Business Administration and a B.S. in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism from the University of Florida.

From 2005 – 2008 Pack served as an assistant professor in the Sport Management program at the University of Louisville. Prior to that, he served in various roles for organizations in the fields of sport marketing, sponsorship, event management, collegiate athletic administration, and student athlete support services. Prior to coming to St. John’s (2008 to 2014) he working in the Middle East developing sport programs with various Olympic and non-Olympic sport governing bodies. He also managed sport facilities for municipal governments and conducted logistical operations for major sporting events. Upon returning to the New York City metropolitan area in 2014, Pack established a nonprofit organization to continue his work supporting diversity, undeserved, and disabled populations. His research interests include organizational behavior, human resource management, the psycho-social aspects of sport, and using sport as a tool for development.

Teaching Interests

Principles of Sport Management, Current Trends in Sport Management, Facility/Venue and Event Management, Leadership in Sport Management

Research Interests

Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, The Psycho-social Aspects of Sport, and Using Sport as a tool for Development.

Courses Taught

SPM
1001
PRINCIPLES OF SPORT MANAGEMENT
SPM
1004
MANAGERIAL ASPECTS SPORT MGT
SPM
1041
ADMIN & MGMT:INTERCOLL ATHLTCS
SPM
1053
PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC COACHING
SPM
1400
SPORT MANAGEMENT IND STUDY