Sport Management Partnership With Kroenke Sports & Entertainment
“Whether a student hopes to pursue professional, collegiate, Olympic or recreational sport, we strive to maximize our connections and provide experiential learning opportunities to help each student achieve their dream career. The expansion of our partnership with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment is a direct reflection of our desire to continue growing opportunities within the sport industry.”
- Dr. Eric Olson, Director of the Sport Management Program
About the Program
The UCCS Sport Management program partnered with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, a Denver-based sports and entertainment holding company that is the national conglomerate of numerous sporting brands and venues throughout Colorado. This partnership provides exciting professional opportunities for sport management students to work with teams like the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Rapids through semester long student-directed study projects. These sport-related research projects involve ongoing support and frequent meetings from representatives of Colorado's biggest professional sports organizations.
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment is one of the world's largest and most successful ownership, entertainment and marketing groups in the nation. They are owners of the Ball Arena, Paramount Theatre, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, the Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL) and Colorado Rapids (MLS), making them an ideal partner and supporter for students pursuing a career in the business of sports.
There is no better place to develop your business skills and sports networking connections than the Sport Management program at UCCS.