Trevecca Nazarene College has introduced a learning-based partnership between the college’s undergraduate sport administration program and the Nashville Sounds Baseball Membership.
Dr. Leigh Ann Danzey-Bussell, a professor of sport and leisure administration at Trevecca, coordinated with the Sounds’ Taylor Fisher, vice chairman of ticket gross sales and repair, and normal supervisor and COO Adam English on an settlement that may profit each workers of the Sounds and college students at Trevecca.
Underneath the phrases of the partnership, Trevecca sport administration college students will participate in a particular matters class, co-taught by Danzey-Bussell and representatives from the Sounds’ ticket workplace, that focuses on gross sales and ticketing, a standard entry level for these hoping to enter the trade. As a part of the category, a Sounds bootcamp will educate college students on how the Sounds ticketing operation capabilities and supply hands-on expertise in promoting tickets.
Sounds workers with at the very least one yr within the group might be eligible for a scholarship to pursue greater schooling at Trevecca. These embrace two packages directed by Danzey-Bussell which are significantly relevant to the Sounds’ line of enterprise: the undergraduate sport administration diploma and a grasp’s in sport and leisure administration.
“Trevecca has positioned itself within the skilled sport enviornment in Nashville with this partnership. College students will have the ability to follow the crucial abilities that the trade requires,” Danzey-Bussell mentioned. “Any probability we get to have our college students put into motion the data they’ve gained within the classroom is a win. As an utilized main, these experiences enable our college students to display their skills, study from professionals, and interact in career-enhancing actions.”Trevecca’s Bachelor of Science in sport management impacts the sports activities trade by graduating college students who’re progressive, engaged and professionally ready. Graduates are distinguished by their crucial pondering abilities, sensible experiences, preparation and servant management.