Sport Leadership and Management at AUT: An overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, sport marketing, sport leadership, sport business
The area of sport leadership and management at AUT has faculty who have worldwide experience and close links with local, regional, national and international sporting bodies and events. Sport management focuses on:
  • Sport governance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Facilities and events management
  • Sport development
  • Elite athlete development pathway management
  • Legal and financial issues

Key academic contact

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

Sport Management Staff

Research interests

Sport leadership and management faculty conduct both empirical and theoretically driven research in the areas of:
  • Sport development
  • Sport governance
  • Sport event and facilities management
  • Sport leadership
  • Sport marketing and sponsorship


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

Industry associations

Degrees and qualifications



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