Dr. Michael Mahoney

Educational Background

Ed.D. Temple University, Sport and Recreation Administration

M.Ed. Temple University, Sport Management

B.A. California State University, Chico, Information & Communication Studies


Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Sports & Entertainment Facility Management Emphasis; Coordinator Sports & Entertainment Facility Management Certificate.


Conference, Convention, and Meeting Planning; Special Event Planning;  Recreation and Parks Facilities Planning and Operations; Sports & Entertainment Facility Booking, Promotion & Box Office Operations; Sports & Entertainment Facility Management; Sports & Entertainment Facility Operations; Internship in Recreation Parks and Tourism.

Research Interests

Venue Accessibility; Facility, Crowd, and Security Management Issues at Sport and Entertainment Venues; Patron Experience at Sport and Entertainment Venues; Baseline Qualifications and Professional Development for Venue Management and Operations Professionals.

Interests and hobbies

Domestic and international travel, golf, quality time with family and friends.