Dr. Trey Cunningham

Dr. Trey Cunningham
Chair and Associate Professor,
Sport Management

Meet Trey Cunningham

OF NOTE: Chairs the Sports Management Department, which provides students with a holistic and liberal arts education with concentration in sports marketing, sports facilities and events management, and organizational theory and leadership in sports.

KNOWN FOR: Sport management pedagogy – particularly sport security management.

When not in the classroom, can often be found: Becoming trained and certified through the US Department of Homeland Security in bombing prevention and response.

Examples of the classes taught by Trey Cunningham:
  • SM 201 – Introduction to Sport Management
  • SM 260 – Technology in Sport
  • SM 310 – Organizational Theory and Leadership in Sport
  • SM 325 – Coaching Management
  • SM 340 – Event and Facility Management
  • SM 370 – Sportcasting
  • SM 450 – Internship
  • EX 201 – Introduction to Exercise Science
  • B.S., Louisiana Tech University
  • M.S., Louisiana Tech University
  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Strength and Conditioning:  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
  • Sport Security and Safety:  Security and Safety Exercise and Evaluation Training, Threat and Risk Assessment Training, Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents Training, Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Training, & Emergency Response Coordination.
  • Sport Management Pedagogy
  • Sport Video Production & Broadcasting (Livestream Engineering)
  • Interests:  Alexa Voice, IoT, Augmented Reality, & Adobe Creative Suite
  • Hall, S., Marciani, L., Phillips, D., & Cunningham, T. (2009). Spectator perceptions of security management at a NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) Event. The Sport Journal, 12, (1).
  • Hall, S., Ward, R., Cunningham, T., & Marciani, L. (2008). Developing a new curriculum in sport security management. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 5, (1).
  • Ward, R., Drane, D., & Cunningham, T. (2006). Assessment of Online Learning in Kinesiology Programs. Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 17, (3).

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