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Business Department Introduces Program Director

by Sarah Cushing – Office of Marketing | Sep 24, 2015
Dr. Patrick Hairston
Dr. Patrick Hairston
The University of Valley Forge (UVF) is excited to introduce a Sports Management program director who knows the various aspects of the sports industry, from recruiting talent to effectively communicating with athletes and coaches, and also has a passion for teaching — Patrick Hairston, Ed.D.

As director, Hairston will teach and advise students in the Sports Management program. He will also focus on identifying future internships and job opportunities for UVF students, and prospective students who have a passion for sports and business. 

Hairston holds a Master of Science in Sports Management from West Virginia University and a Doctorate of Educational Leadership from Delaware State University. He has over 15 years of experience in sports management at the collegiate level and in sports administration with multiple National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I programs. Most recently, he served as an adjunct professor and athletic director in higher education in New York and was an adjunct professor at UVF in the spring 2015 semester.

To learn more about the Sports Management program click here