Editorial Board and Mission


The Sport Journal is an electronic, peer-reviewed scientific journal addressing current issues in sport, published with the goal of advancing sport knowledge through research and expertise. Encompassing multiple facets of sport, including sports management, sports coaching, sports studies, sports medicine, and sports fitness and health, The Sport Journal seeks to provide readers with up-to-date information comprising advances in all areas of sport. Published articles include both detailed scientific methods and guided conclusions geared towards sports professionals, allowing for immediate application in the field.


United States Sports Academy
One Academy Drive
Daphne, Alabama 36526
(251) 626-3303

About the Academy

The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university created to serve the nation and world with programs in instruction, research and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports.

For more than 45 years the Academy has been a sport education leader and innovator, having produced thousands of graduates for the sport profession. The Academy is the only freestanding school of sport education in America and offers accredited programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Known as America’s Sports University®, the Academy is among the largest sport schools in the world. It has provided a wide array of post-secondary non-degree certificate and diploma programs to tens of thousands of individuals in more than 65 countries.

For more information, go to www.ussa.edu.

Executive Editor

Dr. Vandy Pacetti-Donelson, EdD PMI-ACP
Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Editorial Board

Dr. Fred Cromartie
Interim Vice President of Academics
United States Sports Academy

Dr. Dexter J. Davis
Associate Professor of Sport Business
University of Tennessee @ Martin

Dr. Erwei Dong
Assistant Dean and Clinical Professor
Hainan University/Arizona State University

Dr. Michael J. Hahesy
Assistant Professor
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Robert Herron
Assistant Professor
University of Montevallo

Dr. Roch King
Chair of Sports Coaching
United States Sports Academy

Dr. Ferman Konukman
Assistant Professor, Sport Science Program
Qatar University

Dr. William Kruse, Esq.
Professor of Sport Management
United States Sports Academy

Dr. Mark Mitchell
Associate Dean, Wall College of Business Administration
Coastal Carolina University

Dr. Michele Monaco
Professor of Sports Medicine & Sports Administration
Immaculata University

Mrs. Holly Park
Lander University/University of South Alabama

Dr. T.J. Rosandich
President Emeritus
United States Sports Academy

Dr. Brandon Spradley
Chair of Sports Management
United States Sports Academy

Dr. Bonnie Tiell
Professor of Sport Management
Tiffin University

Dr. Charles M. Ware
President & Chief Learning Officer
Innovative Health Education Solutions, L.L.C.

Dr. David Zinn
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Lander University