David Stotlar

David K. Stotlar, Ed.D.

Director, School of Sport and Exercise Science
Professor of Sport Management

B.A. Eastern Illinois (’74), M.S. Slippery Rock (’76), Ed.D. Utah (’80)
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Dr. David K. Stotlar has a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Utah and serves as the Director of the School of Kinesiology & Physical Education at the University of Northern Colorado. He teaches on the faculty in the areas of sport management and sport marketing. He has had more than 70 articles published in professional journals and has written more than 40 textbooks and book chapters in sport, fitness, and physical education.

During his long career Dr. Stotlar has given over 200 presentations and workshops at national and international professional conferences. On several occasions, he has served as a consultant in sport management to various sport professionals; and in the area of sport marketing and sponsorship, to multinational corporations and international sport managers. David was selected by the USOC as a delegate to the International Olympic Academy in Greece and the World University Games Forum in Italy and served as a venue media center supervisor for the 2002 Olympic Games.  He has conducted international seminars in sport management and marketing for the Hong Kong Olympic Committee, the National Sports Council of Malaysia, Mauritius National Sports Council, the National Sports Council of Zimbabwe, the Singapore Sports Council, the Chinese Taipei University Sport Federation, the Bahrain Sport Institute, the government of Saudi Arabia, the South African National Sports Congress and the Association of Sport Sciences in South Africa.

Dr. Stotlar’s contribution to the profession includes an appointment as Coordinator of the Sport Management Program Review Council (NASPE/NASSM) from 1999-2001.  He previously served as Chair of the Council on Facilities and Equipment of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and as a Board Member and later as President of the North American Society for Sport Management.  Dr. Stotlar was a member of the initial group of professionals inducted as NASSM Research Fellows. He is also a founding member of the Sport Marketing Association.