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Jim Reese, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Sport Management



  • Ed.D., Sport Administration, University of Northern Colorado
  • M.S., Sport Management, Georgia Southern University
  • B.A., Business and Economics, St. Andrews Presbyterian College

Areas of Expertise

  • Ticket Operations
  • Ticket Sales
  • Sport Governance
  • Ethics in Sport
  • Event Management


Dr. Reese came to Drexel in 2012, after having held held sport management faculty and administrative positions at Liberty University, SUNY Cortland, and Ohio University. Dr. Reese has robust sports industry experience and is a leading expert on sport ticketing operations and ticket sales. Before beginning his academic career, he worked as as a ticketing administrator with the NFL’s Denver Broncos, where he was involved in ticket planning and execution for Super Bowls XXXII and XXXIII. Dr. Reese earned two Super Bowl rings as a member of the Broncos staff. Since completing his doctoral studies and moving to academia in 1999, Dr. Reese has been involved in numerous sport related consulting projects.  He served as the Vice President of IFSA/USA (International Federation of Strength Athletes), the United States governing body for the sport of professional strongman. He has also worked as a sponsorship sales consultant a NASCAR Nationwide Series a race team. Dr. Reese has consulted for multiple organizations in the area of ticket sales including Turnstyles Ticketing/United Football League, Ohio University Athletics, SUNY Cortland Athletics, and the SUNY Youth Sports Institute. Dr. Reese has in his career received two awards for excellence in teaching. At Drexel he teaches a variety of courses including sport ticket sales and ticket operations, Olympic Games, and consumer behavior in sports.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)