Sport Leadership and Management department

AUT's highly ranked Sport Leadership and Management department has staff who have worldwide experience and close links with local, regional, national and international sporting bodies and events.

The Sport Leadership and Management department is part of sport and recreation at AUT.

Research in sport and recreation

We conduct both empirical and theoretically driven research in the areas of sport development, governance, event and facilities management, leadership, and sport marketing and sponsorship.

More about our research

Research associations

Our multi-disciplinary research team conducts high impact research related to applied physical performance.

Henry Watt
Sophie Parker
Steph Murray

Contact us

Dr Michael Naylor
Senior Lecturer, Sport Leadership and Management
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6627

michael.naylor@aut.ac.nz

News
Healthy homework works
ATH partnership release
62% increase in AUT researchers
Healthy homework works
Healthy homework works
16 Sep, 2019
Researchers investigated the effects of a Healthy Homework implementation in primary school children.
ATH partnership release
AUT sports science delivers in the US
03 Sep, 2019
AUT pioneers US programmes with Texas-based Athlete Training and Health
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world