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Department of Recreation Administration

Dr. Michael Mahoney

Educational Background:

Ed.D. Temple University, Sport and Recreation Administration

M.Ed. Temple University, Sport Management

B.A. California State University, Chico, Information & Communication Studies


Professor and Coordinator of the Sports & Entertainment Facility Management Emphasis; Coordinator Sports & Entertainment Facility Management Certificate.

Teaches: Sports and Entertainment Facility Management

Conference, Convention, and Meeting Planning; Special Event Planning;  Recreation and Parks Facilities Planning and Operations; Sports & Entertainment Facility Booking, Promotion & Box Office Operations; Sports & Entertainment Facility Management; Sports & Entertainment Facility Operations; Internship in Recreation Parks and Tourism.

Research Areas:

Venue Accessibility; Safety and Security Management Issues at Sport and Entertainment Events; Economic Impact.

Professional Associations:

International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)

Stadium Managers Association (SMA)

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

Michael M. Mahoney

Michael Mahoney Ed.D.

Sports and Entertainment Facility Management

California State
University, Fresno
Department of Recreation Administration
5310 N Campus Drive
M/S PH 103
Fresno, CA

Phone: (559) 278-5263
Office: PHS 139