Spiro Doukas, EdD

Professor of International Sports Management
Sports Marketing Specialist
International Experience: Albania, Austria, Bahamas, Canada, China, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, North Macedonia, Panama, Servia, Spain, Swtizerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuala

 

 

Education

  • Doctor of Education, Sports Management, United States Sports Academy, Daphne, Alabama, USA
  • Master of Science, International Transportation Management & Supply Chain Management, SUNY Maritime College, New York City, New York, USA
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA
  • Associate of Arts, Modern Greek Language, University of Athens Philosophical School, Athens, Greece

Doctor of Education Dissertation

  • Perceptions of Public Transportation Passengers in Athens Pertaining to the Effects of the 2004 Olympic Games: A Path Analysis Approach

Certifications

  • Grow Greek Tourism Online Certification, Google Seminar, Igoumenitsa, Greece
  • Time Management, American Public University
  • Substitute Teacher (emergency credential), Ewing Township Board of Education, Ewing, New Jersey
  • Sailing Certification for Sailboats up to 60 feet, Palio Faliro Sailing School, Athens, Greece

 

Academic Experiences

  • Associate Professor, American Public University, Charles Town, West Virginia, USA
  • Online Lecturer of Football Business and Marketing, UCFB Wembley, London, U.K.
  • Lecturer (Part-Time), Amity University in London, London, U.K. (Birkbeck University of London Campus)
  • Lecturer and Education Consultant (Part-Time), Glion Institute of Higher Education, London, U.K. (University of Roehampton London Campus)
  • Lecturer (Part-Time), QA Higher Education / University of Roehampton, London, U.K.
  • Assistant Professor, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA
  • External Evaluator, Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Lecturer of Management Studies, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
  • Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Sports Management and Recreation Management, Bacone College, Muskogee, Oklahoma

 

Teaching Specializations

  • Global Sports Marketing Management
  • Sports Entrepreneurship
  • Sports Event Management
  • Sports Accounting and Finance
  • Sports Media Journalism

 

Professional Experiences

  • Workshop Trainer, Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Assistant Box Office Administrator, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 76ers Box Office Intern, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Assistant Transportation Manager, Jet Set Sports, Far Hills, New Jersey (Sent to Athens, Greece for 2004 Olympic Games)

 

Publications

  • Doukas, S. (2016). The environmental and social legacy of the Rio Olympics. Multibriefs Online Newsletter. Retrieved from http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/.
  • Doukas, S. (2012). Interview with the President of the Athens  Institute for Education and Research concerning sports and Greece’s economic crisis. Global Sports Management Newsletter, 4. Retrieved from http://sportsfitnessnetwork.com/tag/global-sport-management-news/
  • Doukas, S. (2012). Reminiscing the thrill and anxiety of working at the olympics. Global Sports Management Newsletter, Special Olympic edition. Retrieved from http://sportsfitnessnetwork.com/tag/global-sport-management-news/
  • Doukas, S. (2012). The Trend of developing countries winning mega sporting events over advanced economies. Global Sports Management Newsletter, 3. Retrieved from http://sportsfitnessnetwork.com/tag/global-sport-management-news/
  • Doukas, S. (2011). Athenian public transportation users and the 2004 olympic games. Mauritius: VDM Publishing House.
  • Doukas, S. (2010). Just what is the impact of the 2010 world cup? The X Factor, 1(3). Retrieved from http://sportsfitnessnetwork.com/tag/global-sport-management-news/
  • Doukas, S. (2006). Crowd management: Past and contemporary issues. The Sport Journal, 9(2), Retrievable at http://thesportjournal.org/article/crowd-management-past-and-contemporary-issues/

 

Presentations

  • Scremin. G., Suh. I. Y., Doukas, S. (2018, February). Using Motives of Sport Consumption to Explain Team Identity: A Comparison between Football Fans across the Pond. Paper presented at the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) conference, London, U.K.
  • Freeland. B., Doukas, S., & Miller, L. (2013, May). Exemplary Sport Management Course Design Project: Research Suggests a Future in Creating Interactive Movie Courses. Paper presented at the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM) conference, Austin, TX.
  • Miller, L., Doukas, S., & Flegle, L. (2012, October). International Aspects of Positions in Sport Marketing. Poster session presented at the Sports Marketing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Miller, L., Doukas, S., & Flegle, L., & Freeland, B. (2012, October). Innovative Sport Marketing Strategies for Global Communication. Poster session presented at the Sports Marketing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Doukas, S. (2011, July). Perceptions of public transportation passengers in athens of the indirect effects of the 2004 olympic games: A path analysis approach. Paper presented at the 11th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects, Athens, Greece.
  • Doukas, S., & Zhang, M. (2010, November). Trends in ticket sales for the NBA and the influence of star players (Presented in Chinese). Paper presented at the China Sport Venue Summit, co-sponsored by the 16th Asian Games, Guangzhou, China.
  • Zhang, M., Chen, L., & Doukas, S. (2010, June). An Analysis of Motivational and Constraint Factors Affecting Golfers with Different Frequency of Play and Membership Status. Paper presented to the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM) conference.
  • Zhang, M., Doukas, S., Chen, L., & Huang, K. (2008, August). A historical analysis of home advantage on medal performance among olympic hosting nations. Paper presented at 2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport, Guangzhou, China.
  • Doukas, S. (2008, May), Perceptions of public transportation passengers in Athens of the effects of the 2004 olympic games: A path analysis approach. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Sports: Economics, Management, Marketing & Social Aspects, Athens, Greece.
  • Doukas, S., Zhang, M., & Chen, L. (2008, August), Relationship of national pride, olympic strengths, and weaknesses perceived by host residents of the 2004 olympic games. Paper presented at 2008 International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport, Guangzhou, China.
  • Doukas, S., Zhang, M., & Chen, L. (2008, August), Residents’ perceptions of strengths, weaknesses, and economic gains in hosting of the olympic games: A path analysis approach. Poster session presented at the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport, Guangzhou, China.
  • Yurdadon, J., Doukas, S., Zhang, M., & Huang, K. (2005, October), Perceived benefits for cities/nations hosting olympic games. Paper presented at the International Association of Physical Education Global Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Colloquim Invitations

  • Atlanta Sports Experience Conference hosted by SylvioMaia Education 2017, Atlanta, Georgia.  Invited to a colloquium to discuss and present topic of Governance and Structure of the FA (Football Association) of the United Kingdom in the 21st Century.
  • Colloquium on Sports Stadiums Safety & Security and the Effects on Trinidad and Tobago 2010, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.  Prepared a colloquium on sports stadiums safety & security and the effects on Trinidad and Tobago with the director of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, Dr. Lou Marciani and the University of the West Indies.
  • China Sport Venue Association Research Center of South China Normal University 2010, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China.  Invited by the Director of the China Sport Venue Association Research Center of the South China Normal University in Guangzhou, China, to survey and evaluate the operation status of venues of the 16th Asian Games.

 

Academic & Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Sports Editor 2011-Present, Global Sports Management Newsletter
  • Reviewer 2011-Present, International Journal of Developmental Sport Management
  • Reviewer 2010-2011, The Caribbean Teaching Scholar
  • Member of North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) 2007-Present
  • Member of Sport Marketing Association (SMA) 2007-Present
  • Member of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) 2007-Present
  • Member of AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) 1994-Present, AHEPA Chapter #72, Trenton, New Jersey

 

Languages

  • Native speaker in English
  • Native speaker in Greek
  • Conversational in Spanish