Department of Sport Management ~ Slippery Rock University ~ Phone: 724.738.2117 (or 2060) ~ Fax: 724.738.4858
Slippery Rock University Sport Management Department

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Dr. Robin Ammon

 Dr. Ammon is a full Professor and the Chair of the Department of Sport Management at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.  He graduated with an EdD in Sport Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and his areas of research include: legal liabilities in sport, risk management in sport and athletics, and management and marketing components for special events.  

 At SRU, he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Sport Law, Sport Event and Facility Management and Senior Seminar. Dr. Ammon has written extensively with over a dozen articles in refereed journals, nine chapters in Sport Management books, and two textbooks.  He has presented over 50 times at local, regional, national and international conferences on a variety of topics including facility legal, security and crowd management issues. 

The past eight years have seen him accompany Sport Management students to Italy, Ireland, Costa Rica, England, France and Germany to visit sport facilities. Before entering the academic arena, he was involved in intercollegiate athletics for eight years as a coach and administrator.  In addition, he has been associated with special events as a practitioner since 1976.

 Dr. Ammon has worked for himself, and for a national crowd management company (CSC) as a supervisor, manager and consultant. This experience has included various Super Bowls, collegiate athletic events and hundreds of concerts all across North America.  Recently Dr Ammon has served as an expert witness in various court cases regarding several of these issues.  In 2002, Dr. Ammon was elected as the 17th President of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). He is married and resides in Butler, PA.




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Department of Sport Management
014 West Gym
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Phone: 724.738.2117 (or 2060)
Fax: 724.738.4858