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Eric Forsyth; Ph.D., CMAA

Current Issues Within North Dakota H.S. Sports; State Perspective

2016 - North Dakota State Study

This investigation will identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.

Current Issues Within Minnesota H.S. Sports; State Perspective

2016 - Minnesota State Study

This investigation will identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.

Current Issues Within H.S. Sports; National Perspective

2015 - National Study

This investigation will identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.

Member Concerns Over Current and Anticipated Issues

2012 - National Study

A collaborative national study with Dr. John Olson and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, to investigate member concerns over current and anticipated issues effecting interscholastic sport programs.

Economic Effects on Interscholastic Athletic Budgets Throughout Canada

2010 - International Study

A collaborative abroad study with Dr. Warren Whisenant from the University of Miami that investigated steps taken by athletic administrators to curb depleting budgets due to the recent economic downturn.  
  • Many thanks to John Paton, executive director of the Alberta Association and Morris Glimcher, executive director of the Manitoba Association for their assistance.  

Economic Effects on Interscholastic Athletic Budgets Throughout the United States

2010 - National Study

A collaborative study with Dr. Warren Whisenant from the University of Miami that investigated steps taken by athletic administrators to curb depleting budgets due to the recent economic downturn.

  • Many thanks to the NIAAA executive board for their assistance, and to all State Associations for their participation in this study.

Current Issues Surrounding High School Sports

2007 - State Study

This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs, such issues surrounding: administration, athletes, coaches, ethical concerns, financial, officials, parents, participation, scheduling, sportsmanship, and so forth.  

  • Many thanks to the MSHSL executve board and the MnIAAA executive board for their assistance, as well as MnIAAA district memberships for their participation in this study.

Contemporary Issues Surrounding Interscholastic Sports

2006 - National Study

This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs, such issues surrounding: administration, athletes, coaches, ethical concerns, financial, officials, parents, participation, scheduling, sportsmanship, and so forth.  

  • Many thanks to the NIAAA executive board and the MSHSL executive board for their assistance, as well as NIAAA section-8 memberships for their participation in this study.

National Intercollegiate Sport Sponsorships

2000 - A National Perspective

A collaborative study with Kari Thompson (graduate student) at Bemidji State University to investigate the decision process of companies sponsoring college athletic programs.

  • Many thanks to those companies that participated in this study.

National Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships

1999 - A National Perspective

A collaborative study with Kari Thompson (graduate student) at Bemidji State University to investigate the decision process of companies sponsoring high school athletic programs.

  • Many thanks to those companies that participated in this study.

Local Intercollegiate Sport Sponsorships

1999 - A Local Perspective

A collaborative study with David Rolling (graduate student) at Bemidji State University to investigate the decision process of companies sponsoring college athletic programs.

  • Many thanks to those companies that participated in this study.

Local Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships

1998 - A Local Perspective

A collaborative study with David Rolling (graduate student) at Bemidji State University to investigate the decision process of companies sponsoring high school athletic programs.

  • Many thanks to those companies that participated in this study.

Corporate Sponsorships of High School Athletic Programs

1995 - Dissertation

A doctoral study that focused on sponsorship of high school athletic programs. More specifically the effects of organizational characteristics, buying center characteristics, and organizations' sense of social responsibility.

  • Many thanks to all those companies throughout the Western / South West United States that participated in this study.
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