Cyntrice Thomas, Ph.D., JD

Instructional Associate Professor, Associate Chair
Department of Sport Management

  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology, University of Georgia (2012)
  • J.D., Tulane University (2004)
  • B.S. in Political Science; International Affairs, Florida State University (2001)

Thomas CV

Contact Info

FLG 312
P.O. Box 118208
Gainesville, FL 32611-8208
(352) 294-1669 |


Cyntrice Thomas is a lecturer in the Department of Sport Management. Prior to coming to UF, she was a professor of Sport Business at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, FL.

She is a graduate of Florida State University and she holds a Juris Doctor from Tulane University as well. She is a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia and state of Virginia. After practicing law for a few years she pursued her PhD in Kinesiology from the University of Georgia.

Research Interests

  • Legal aspects of sports
  • The application of antitrust law in sports
  • Collective bargaining and labor issues in sports
  • Social issues in sports


  • SPM 2000  Introduction to Sport Management Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management
  • SPM 4723 Legal Issues in Sport and Physical Activity
  • SPM 6726 Issues in Sport Law