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Sport Industry Research Center
Advancing the future of sports through innovative marketing and management services.

What Is the Sport Industry Research Center?

Founded in 2008, the Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC) at Temple University is a collaborative research center providing marketing and management services to enhance the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of sport. SIRC conducts and disseminates research, educates and trains executives, and functions as a think tank and informational resource for those involved in sport and related industries.


Areas of Expertise

Economic impact of sport and cultural events
Evaluation of collegiate sport infractions and sanction
Media and social media analytics
Sport spectator and participant-based research
Sport for development research
Coaching education and certificates

Past Projects

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Faculty & Staff


Recent News

Moonsup Hyun, instructor in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM), is one of the newest faculty members to join the nest at Temple University.

Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) has announced new leadership in one of its flagship departments. As of July 1st, Dr. Daniel Funk chairs the Department of Sport and Recreation Management.