Sport Management

Michael  Gentile, J.D.

Michael Gentile, J.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Dean

Phone:
(716)286-8652
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn Hall, Room 411
Fax:
(716)286-8277

Michael Gentile is an Associate Professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University.  He teaches courses in Sport Management, Recreation and Sport Law, Negotiations, Sport Policy and Governance, Event and Facility Management.  Additionally, he serves as Associate Dean for the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management...

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Patrick Tutka, Ph.D.

Patrick Tutka, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Director of graduate program in sport management

Phone:
(716)286-8653
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn Hall, Room 409
Fax:
(716)286-8277

Dr. Tutka joined Niagara University in spring 2015 after completing his doctoral studies at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Tutka teaches sport management courses in event and facility management, sport finance, sport marketing and promotions, and the Introduction to Sport Management class. Dr. Tutka'a area of study involve...

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Jonathan A. Dandes

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)286-8270

Jonathan A. Dandes was appointed president of Rich Baseball Operations on Oct. 1, 2001. He joined Rich Products Corporation in June 1986 as product manager and was soon appointed director of restaurant operations. He was named vice president/general manager of Stadium Services, Inc. in 1988, and executive vice president of...

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Joseph C. Castiglia, M.S.A.

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)286-8270

Joseph Castiglia has been an adjunct professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University since 2012.  In addition to his current position at Niagara, he works for the Southtowns Community Enhancement Coalition as their Executive Director. The Coalition is a non-for-profit organization committed to the sustainable economic...

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Tom Koller

Tom Koller

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716) 286-8270
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Fax:
(716) 286-8277

Tom Koller was named Assistant Athletics Director for External Affairs at Buffalo State in August of 2001 and was later promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director in 2010.  Prior to coming to Buffalo State, the Western New York native enjoyed 11 years at the University at Buffalo, first as the...

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Cheryl R. Rode, Ph.D.

Cheryl R. Rode, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Program coordinator of Sport & Recreation Management

Phone:
(716)286-8276
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn Hall, Room 410
Fax:
(716)286-8277

Dr. Rode joined Niagara University in Fall 2017 after completing her doctoral studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. Previously Dr. Rode was an assistant professor at Texas Tech University and Ohio Dominican University. She teaches sport management courses in sport and recreation programming, sport finance and sport...

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Ned Cvijetinovic, M.S.

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716) 286-8270
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
 

Kyle Barker

Coordinator of Broadcast & Multimedia Production

Phone:
(716)286-8594
Office Location:
Gallagher Center - Second Floor, 203
 
Darren  C. Treadway, Ph.D.

Darren C. Treadway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone:
(716) 286-8274
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn 413
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
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Darren C. Treadway received a Ph.D. from Florida State University, an MBA from Virginia Tech, and a B.S. from Concord College. Dr. Treadway’s research interests include social influence and human resource processes in organizations. Specifically, his research focuses on how political skill, leadership, occupational stigma, and bullying impact employee productivity...

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