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
Tara Ikinofo
Sophie Parker

Contact us

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

michael.naylor@aut.ac.nz