Sean Dahlin, Ph.D.

  • Hlth, Exercise Sci & Sport Mgt Department
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2017
  • PHONE: (262) 595-2316
  • EMAIL: dahlin@uwp.edu

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Sport Leadership
  • Organizational Culture
  • Coaching Development
  • Coaching Effectiveness
Sean Dahlin is an assistant professor in sport management at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He earned his Ph.D. in sport management from Ohio State University. He taught for four years at Ohio State University and served as an adjunct instructor for three years at Capital University. His research interests lend to organizational effectiveness, organizational culture and leadership styles within intercollegiate athletics. Currently, his research is mostly focused on the developmental pathways of NCAA Division III effective head coaches. He earned his master’s degree in athletic administration from Idaho State University and before that earned his bachelor’s degree in Portuguese from Brigham Young University. His professional experience is in athletic administration and coaching at the intercollegiate and high school levels. He has experience working in sports information, event management, development and marketing at the College of Idaho (NAIA) and Southern Virginia University, which transitioned from an NAIA to NCAA Division III member institution. He also has experience coaching baseball at the college level for three years and at the high school level for five years. While an undergraduate, he was a student-athlete in baseball at Southern Virginia University and Eastern Oregon University at the NAIA and Division III levels respectively before graduating from BYU. He is originally from Orem, Utah, and is married with two children.

Teaching Interests

I am teaching and have taught courses in Ethical Issues and Leadership in Sport, Sport Industry Regulation, Athletic Fundraising, Sports Facility & Event Management, Amateur Sport Governance and Administration, Sport Sales and Customer Service, Ethical Issues in Sport, Legal Issues in Sport and Fitness Management, Introduction to Sport Management, Researching in the Sport Industry, Principles of Coaching, Coaching Methods and First Aid/CPR/AED.

Research Interests

My research interests lend to organizational effectiveness, organizational culture and leadership styles within intercollegiate athletics. Currently, my research is mostly focused on the developmental pathways of NCAA Division III effective head coaches.

Consulting Interests

Selected Publications

2018: Comparing sport coaches’ and administrators’ perceptions of the National Standards for Sport Coaches, The Physical Educator/Sagamore Publishing (1-24 pp.)

2017: Five perspectives on pursuing mastery in coaching, International Sport Coaching Journal/Human Kinetics (246-253 pp.)

Departmental Service

: Other - Sport Management Club
HESM 282 - ETHICS & ISSUES IN SPORT MGT
HESM 300 - LEGAL ISSUES SPORT/FITNESS MGT
HESM 310 - SPORTS INDUSTRY REGULATION
HESM 360 - SPORTS COMMUNICATION
HESM 455 - SPORT SALES & CUSTOMER SERVICE
HESM 456 - ATHLETIC FUNDRAISING
HESM 494 - INTERNSHIP
HESM 495 - FIELDWORK IN SPORT MANAGEMENT
HESM 499 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
HESM 560 - SPORTS COMMUNICATION
HESM 656 - ATHLETIC FUNDRAISING
HESM 701 - AMATEUR SPORTS GOVERNC & ADMIN
HESM 711 - ETHICAL ISSUES & LDRSHP SPORT
HESM 722 - SPORTS FACILITY & EVENT MGT
HESM 794 - SPORT MGT INTERNSHIP
HESM 799 - INDEPENDENT STUDY