By Kyle Chambers
The Stotlar Award honors exceptional sport marketing educators who excel at mentoring graduate students, contribute to the growth of graduate level sport curriculum and commit to help aid the professional development of their students. Dr. Ko was selected from a committee of his peers for this annual award.
Dr. Ko is a professor in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management. He has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed sport management journals and made over 180 presentations in these areas. His research team received numerous prestigious awards for innovative research. He has done numerous consulting projects for a variety of national and international sports organizations and government projects.
The Sport Marketing Association has more than 350 active members representing university professors of sport marketing and management who conduct leading-edge research as well as educate and advise hundreds of students who enter the sport industry each year.
Congratulations, Dr. Ko!