Skip to main content

Eric Forsyth; Ph.D., CMAA

1994 - 1995 Activity

A research study titled Corporate Sponsorships of High School Athletic Programs 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.

1995 - 1996 Activity

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and Company's Decision Criteria.  National Coach. Vol. 31, No. 2, May/June, 4-5. 

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. ASAA Newsletter, 6, 1996,  40-41. Alberta Schools' Athletic Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. CHSAA Update, 10, 1996, 13-15. Colorado High School Activities Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. MADA Newsletter, 11, 1996, 13-15. Minnesota Athletic Directors Association. 

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. OFSAA Bulletin, 4, 1996, 12-15. Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. Pacer, 3, 1996, 15-17. Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. The Interscholastic, 8, 1996,  46-47. West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission. 

Article titled Winning Over Sponsors: Advice in Tailoring Proposals for Athletic Administrators. Que Pasa, 11, 1996, 13-14. New Mexico Activities Association.

1996 - 1997 Activity

Presentation titled Sponsoring High School Athletic programs: The Effects of Organizational Characteristics, Buying Center Characteristics, and Organizations Sense of Social Responsibility. Sport Management Conference, St. Petersburg, FL. 

Abstract titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: The Effects of Organizational Characteristics, Buying Center Characteristics, and Organizations' Sense of Social Responsibility.  FSU Proceedings. Tallahassee, FL.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. WHSAA  Newsletter, 2, 1997, 1-3. Wyoming High School Activities Association.

Article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look.  ASAA Newsletter, Vol. 35, 2, 1997, 23-25. Alberta Schools' Athletic Association.

Article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look.  WHSAA Newsletter, Vol. 10, 2, 1997, 3-4. Wyoming High School Activities Association.

1997 - 1998 Activity

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

Presentation titled Maximizing Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities. Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Executive Board Meeting, Bloomington, MN. 

Presentation titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs. Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Conference, Bloomington, MN. 

Presentation titled Future Direction for Sport Management. Minnesota Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN. 

Presentation titled Do Companies Really Care to Sponsor High School Athletic Programs? North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Buffalo, NY.

Presentation titled The Decision Criteria Companies Use to Rate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Buffalo, NY. 

Published abstract titled Do Companies Really Care to Sponsor High School Athletic Programs?  NASSM Proceedings. Buffalo, NY. 

Abstract titled The Decision Criteria Companies Use to Rate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals.  NASSM Proceedings. Buffalo, NY. 

Article titled Fund Raising: Tips for Athletic Administrators in Seeking Corporate Sponsorships. Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Indianapolis, IN: National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association. Vol. 24, No. 3, Spring, 18-19. 

Published article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look. CHSAA Update, 5, 1998, 16-17. Colorado High School Activities Association.

Article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look. IHSADA Publication, Vol. 30, No. 1, 1998, 6-7. Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association.

Article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look. MADA Newsletter, 2, 1998, 12-14. Minnesota Athletic Directors Association.

Article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look. OFSAA Bulletin, 2, 1998, 19-22. Ontario Federation of Schools Athletic Association.

Article titled The Decision Criteria Companies Rate High School Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. ASAA Newsletter, Vol. 35, 3, 1998, 21-24. Alberta Schools' Athletic Association.

Article titled The Decision Criteria Companies Rate High School Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. IHSADA Publication, Vol. 30, No. 1, 1998, 6-7. Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association.

Published article titled The Decision Criteria Companies Rate High School Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. MADA Newsletter, 11, 1998, 12-14. Minnesota Athletic Directors Association.

Article titled The Decision Criteria Companies Rate High School Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. WHSAA Newsletter, Vol. 15, 2, 1998, 8. Wyoming High School Activities Association. 

Article titled Decision-Makers Who Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. ASAA Newsletter, Vol. 35, 4, 1998, 36-38.  Alberta Schools' Athletic Association.

Article titled Decision-Makers Who Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. MADA Newsletter, 5, 1998, 16-18.  Minnesota Athletic Directors Association. 

Article The Decision Process Companies Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. ASAA Newsletter, Vol. 35, No. 5, 1998, 26-29.  Alberta Schools' Athletic Association.

1998 - 1999 Activity

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

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

Presentation titled A Closer Look at High School Athletic Sponsorships. Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Conference, Bloomington, MN. 

Presentation titled Creating Sponsorship Opportunities for High School Athletic Programs. Iowa High School Athletic Association Conference, Des Moines, IA.

Presentation titled Companies Sponsoring Interscholastic Sports: Advice for Athletic Directors. Sport Management and Physical Education Conference, Tallahassee, FL. 

Presentation titled The Decision-Making Process of Local Sponsorship. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Vancouver, BC.  

Abstract titled The Decision-Making Process of Local Sponsorships.  NAASM Proceedings.  Vancouver, BC Canada. 

Dissertation titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: The Effects of Organizational Characteristics, Buying Center Characteristics, and Organizations' Sense of Social Responsibility. University Microfilm, Inc., March 1999, Vol. 59, Issue 08A, Publication # 99-01-901, 253 pages. 

Article titled Decision-Makers Who Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. WHSAA Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1999, 2-3. Wyoming High School Activities Association.

Article titled The Decision Process Companies Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look . MADA Newsletter, 2, 1999, 11-13.  Minnesota Athletic Directors Association.

1999 - 2000 Activity

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

Presentation titled What Do Sport Managers Do? Minnesota Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, Plymouth, MN.

Presentation titled Interscholastic Athletic Sponsorships: A Local Perspective. Central District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Omaha, NE. 

Presentation titled Intercollegiate Athletic Sponsorships: A Local Perspective. Central District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Omaha, NE. 

Presentation titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorship: A Comparison Between Local and National. Florida Sport Administration and Physical Education Conference, Tallahassee, FL.

Article titled Tackling Sponsorships: Interscholastic Sports Administrators Hoping to Strike Sponsorship Pay Dirt Must Hone Their Approach Strategies. Athletic Business.  Vol. 24, No. 12, December, 89-96.

2000 - 2001 Activity

Presentation titled Intercollegiate Sport Sponsorships.  Bemidji State University Beaver Pride Organization. Bemidji, MN.

Presentation titled The Similarities and Differences Between Local and National High School Athletic Sponsorships. Central District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Des Moines, IA. 

Presentation titled The Similarities and Differences Between Local and Regional Collegiate Athletic Sponsorships. Central District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Des Moines, IA. 

Presentation titled Working Abroad: A Sport Managers Guide.  Florida State University Sport Administration Conference, Tallahassee, FL. 

Presentation titled A Study to Determine the Incentives of Companies Sponsoring the Bemidji State University Athletics Program. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Virginia Beach, VA. 

Abstract titled A Study to Determine the Incentives of Companies Sponsoring the Bemidji State University Athletics Program.  NAASM Proceedings. Virginia Beach, VA. 

Manual titled The Sponsorship Connection: A Practical Guide for High School Athletic Directors and Coaches. Fayetteville, AR: Athletic World Advertising. 

Article titled Securing Corporate Sponsorships: Suggestions for Athletic Directors and Coaches. Interscholastic Athletic Administrator, Indianapolis, IN: National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association. Vol. 28, No. 2, Winter, 14-18. 

Article titled Companies Sponsor Athletes for Varied Reasons.  Oregon Coach, Vol. 13, Iss. 2, Spring, 12. 

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. NYSAAA Newsletter, Spring 2001, 5-6. New York State Athletic Administrators Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. RIIAAA Newsletter, 3, 2001, 2-6. Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. WSSAAA News, 9, 2, 2001, 9-10. Washington Secondary School Athletic Admin Association. 

Article titled The Decision Criteria Companies Rate High School Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. RIIAAA Newsletter, 5, 2001, 2-6. Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. 

Article titled Why Companies Sponsor High School Athletic Programs: A Closer Look. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. RIIAAA Newsletter, 4, 2001, 2-6. Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.

Article titled Sponsoring High School Athletic Programs: Tailoring Your Sponsorship Proposal to Key Influencers and the Company's Decision Criteria. WSSAAA News, 9, 3, 2001, 11-12. Washington Secondary School Athletic Admin Association. 

Article titled Decision-Makers Who Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Decision-Makers Who Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. RIIAAA Newsletter, Vol. 2, Iss. 1, 2001, 2-6. Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association. 

Article titled The Decision Process Companies Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled The Decision Process Companies Evaluate High School Athletic Sponsorship Proposals: A Closer Look. RIIAAA Newsletter, Vol. 2, Iss. 2, 2001, 2-6. Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association.

Article titled Companies Sponsor Athletes for Varied Reasons. OCQ, Vol. 13, Iss. 2, 2001, 12. Oregon Athletic Coaches Association.

Article titled Planning for Corporate Sponsorships. The AD, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2001, 1 & 10. Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: More Advice - An Introduction. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Perceived Effectiveness of Advertising Vehicles. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Key Decision-Makers and Their Influence. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Evaluation Process in Terms of Stages. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Corporate Motivation to Sponsor. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association.

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Criteria Most Important. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Influence of Media Coverage. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Information Preferred in a Proposal. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Factors That Control the Decision to Sponsor. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Measuring the Effectiveness of the Sponsorship. NCADA Website, Feb & March 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association.

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Perceived Effectiveness of Advertising Vehicles. NCADA Website, Feb 2001, www.ncada.net. North Carolina Athletic Directors' Association. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Perceived Effectiveness of Advertising Vehicles. OFSAA Bulletin, 2, 2001, 12. Ontario Federation Schools Athletic Association 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Key Decision-Makers and Their Influence. MADA Newsletter, Nov 2001, 13-14. Minnesota Athletic Directors Association.

2001 - 2002 Activity

Presentation titled Intercollegiate Sport Sponsorships. University of Minnesota Wrestling Staff. Minneapolis, MN. 

Presentation titled The Sponsorship Connection: A Practical Guide for High School Athletic Directors and Coaches. Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association Conference, Hershey, PA. 

Article titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Evaluation Process in Terms of Stages. MADA Newsletter, May 2002, 11-12. Minnesota Athletic Directors Association.

2002 - 2003 Activity

Presentation titled Financing & Acquiring Park & Recreation Resources. Minnesota Recreation & Park Association Annual Conference, Bemidji, MN.  

Presentation titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Initiation, Implementation, and Evaluation. Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Conference, Bloomington, MN. 

Presentation titled The Job Market in the Sport Management Field. Minnesota Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, Bemidji, MN. 

Presentation titled Why is There Less Attention on Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships? Central District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Association Conference, Fargo, ND. 

Presentation titled Central District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Association Conference, Fargo, ND. 

Presentation titled Corporate Sponsorship Strategies: Development, Implementation, Evaluation. Imperial Shrine Athletic National Meeting, Tampa, FL. 

Presentation titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Developing Comprehensive Business Partnerships. Sport Marketing Association Conference, Gainesville, FL. 

Abstract titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Developing Comprehensive Business Partnerships. SMQ Proceedings. Gainesville, FL.  

Served as a consultant in the development of the ancillary materials for the 2nd Edition of textbook titled Contemporary Sport Management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 

Served as a consultant in the development of a new leadership-training course titled Strategies & Principles of Budget Management and Supplemental Funding for Interscholastic Athletics. Indianapolis, IN: National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. 

Textbook chapter titled Corporate Sponsorships. In Leadership Training Course Text 511: Strategies & Principles of Budget Management and Supplemental Funding for Interscholastic Athletics. Indianapolis, IN: National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. p. 59-67.

2003 - 2004 Activity

Presentation titled Youth Club Sports: Growth Rate, Financing Practices, Participation Rates Among School Districts in Minnesota. Central District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Association Conference, Duluth, MN.   

Presentation titled Youth Club Sports: A Comparison Between North America and European Countries. Central District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Association Conference, Duluth, MN. 

Presentation titled Why is There Less Attention on Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships? American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. 

Abstract titled Why is There Less Attention on Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships?  AAHPERD Proceedings. New Orleans, LA.

2004 - 2005 Activity

Presentation titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining Business Partnerships. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Association Convention, Chicago, IL. 

Presentation titled Youth Sport: A Comparison Between the United States and Europe. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Association Convention, Chicago, IL. 

Abstract titled Interscholastic Sport Sponsorships: Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining Business Partnerships.  AAPHERD Proceedings. Chicago, Illinois.  

Abstract titled Youth Sport: A Comparison Between the United States and Europe. AAPHERD Proceedings. Chicago, Illinois. 

2005 - 2006 Activity

Research study titled Contemporary Issues Surrounding Interscholastic Sports (National). 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.   

Presentation titled Contemporary Issues Facing Interscholastic Sports; Marketing Implications for Athletic Directors. Sport Marketing Association Conference, Denver, CO.

Abstract titled Contemporary Issues Facing Interscholastic Sports: Marketing Implications for Athletic Directors.  SMQ Proceedings. Denver, CO. 

Textbook chapter titled  Corporate Sponsorships. In Leadership Training Course Text 511: Interscholastic Athletic Budget Concepts and Supplemental Fundraising. Indianapolis, IN: National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. p. 49-60.

2006 - 2007 Activity

Research study titled Current Issues Surrounding High School Sports (State of Minnesota). 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.   

Presentation titled Contemporary Issues Surrounding Interscholastic Sports; Comparison Between National and State of Minnesota. National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, Indianapolis, IN. 

Presentation titled Interscholastic Sports: Convenient & Inconvenient Truths. Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, NZ.  

Abstract titled Interscholastic Sports: Convenient & Inconvenient Truths. SMAANZ Proceedings.  Auckland, NZ. 

Served as a consultant in the development of the ancillary materials for the 3rd Edition of textbook titled Contemporary Sport Management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 

2007 - 2008 Activity

Invited to review new leadership training textbook offered through the NIAAA leadership training program titled Concepts and Strategies for Interscholastic Funding, Marketing, Promotions and Booster Clubs. More specifically, reviewed material slated for the corporate sponsorship chapter.

Invited to write a chapter titled Mossy Oak for a new textbook titled Branded: Branding in Sport Business.

Invited to write a chapter titled Bass Pro Shops for a new textbook titled Branded: Branding in Sport Business.

Started writing outdoor stories on my bear hunting adventures.

2008 - 2009 Activity

Presentation titled NIAAA LTC Courses and Earning Credits Through Bemidji State University. Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Conference, St. Cloud, MN.  

Textbook chapter titled Sponsorships. In Leadership Training Course Text 611: Concepts and Strategies for Interscholastic Fundraising, Marketing, Promotion and Booster Clubs. Indianapolis, IN: National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. p. 107-118.

Invited to write chapter titled Interscholastic Sports for the 4th Edition of Contemporary Sport Management. This project would be a collaborative effort along with Dr. Warren Whisenant from the University of Miami.

2009 - 2010 Activity

A collaborative research study with Dr. Warren Whisenant from the University of Miami, Mr. Morris Glimcher of the Manitoba High School Athletic Association, and Mr. John Paton of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association investigating steps taken by athletic administrators throughout Canada to curb depleting budgets due to the recent economic downturn. 

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

Textbook chapter titled Mossy Oak. In Lee, J. (2010). Branded: Branding in Sport Business. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. pp. 39-47.

Textbook chapter titled Bass Pro Shops. In Lee, J. (2010). Branded: Branding in Sport Business. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. pp. 267-275.

Article titled Adventures of an Amateur Bear Hunter: A Chronology. Whitetales. Grand Rapids, MN: Minnesota Deer Hunters Association. pp. 22-23. 

Article titled Learning From Mistakes. Bear Hunting: The Bear Hunting Authority. Clear Lake, MN: Bear Hunting Publications, Inc., Vol. 11 - Iss. 2, pp. 74-80. 

2010 - 2011 Activity

Textbook chapter titled Interscholastic Sports. In Pedersen, et al. (4th Edition, 2011). Contemporary Sport Management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. pp. 164-185.

Invited to write article titled Brand Image for a new 4-volume reference titled Encyclopedia of Sport Management and Marketing by SAGE Publications.

Article titled What Are The Chances?. Bear Hunting: The Bear Hunting Authority. Clear Lake, MN: Bear Hunting Publications, Inc., Vol. 11 - Iss. 6, pp. 13-16. 

2011 - 2012 Activity

Published article titled 'Brand Image' in a new 4-volume reference titled Encyclopedia of Sport Management and Marketing by SAGE Publications.

Wrote a 12-part series on contemporary issues surrounding interscholastic sports, and what these issues mean to practicing athletic administrators.  This 12-part series is currently in press.

Invited to serve as a co-editor for a new textbook on interscholastic sports titled "NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration."

Invited to serve as a reviewer for a journal titled "International Journal of Sport Communications." I was invited to serve in this capacity due to my work and research on intercsholastic sports.

Invited to serve as a reviewer for a new reference book titled "The Athletic Directors Handbook." I was invited to serve in this capacity due to my work and research on intercsholastic sports.

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.

Applied and received the distinction as a certified athletic administrator (CAA) credential through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) professional development program.

2012 - 2013 Activity

Published article titled Contemporary Issues Surrounding Interscholastic Sports: Finance Issues. Interscholastic Athletic Administration, Vol. 39, No. 1, Fall 2012. pp. 16-18.

Invited to co-write the introduction section titled 'Challenges in Today's Interscholastic Sport Administration.' for a new textbook titled "NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration." 

Invited to co-write the closing section titled 'The Future of Sports in Schools' for a new textbook titled "NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration." 

Invited to update chapter titled 'Mossy Oak' for the 2nd edition Branded: Branding in Sport Business.

Invited to update chapter titled 'Bass Pro Shops' for the 2nd edition Branded: Branding in Sport Business.

Published article titled Contemporary Issues Surrounding Interscholastic Sports: Parents Issues. Interscholastic Athletic Administration, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2013. pp. 16-17.

Invited to update chapter titled 'Interscholastic Sports' for the 5th edition Contemporary Sport Management.

2013 - 2014 Activity

Published textbook titled NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration by Blackburn, M., Forsyth, E., Olson, J. and Whitehead, B. (2013). Champaign, IL: Human Kinertics, 392 pages.

Published textbook chapter titled  Challenges in Today's Interscholastic Sport Administration by Forsyth, E. & Olson, J. (Introduction). In Blackburn, et al. (2013). NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, pp. ix-xvi.

Published textbook chapter titled The Future of Sports in Schools by Forsyth, E. & Olson, J. (Closing). In Blackburn, et al. (2013). NIAAA's Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, pp. 361-368.

2014 - 2015 Activity

Reviewer for textbook titled Athletic Director's Desk Reference by Lopiana, D. & Zotos, C. (2014). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 453 pages.

Textbook chapter titled Interscholastic Sports. In Pedersen & Thibault (5th Edition, 2014). Contemporary Sport Management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. pp. 162-189.

Invited to write a sport leadership article on the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) which will appear in a new reference guide titled 'Sports Leadership: A Reference Guide' by Golson Media and published by Mission Bell Media.

Applied for the certified master athletic administrator (CMAA) credential through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) professional development program.

2015 - 2016 Activity

Research study titled 'Current Issues Within North Dakota H.S. Sports; State Perspective.' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs. 

Research study titled 'Current Issues Within Minnesota H.S. Sports; State Perspective.' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.  

Research study titled 'Current Issues Within H.S. Sports; National Perspective' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.   

Received the distinction as a certified master athletic administrator (CMAA) credential through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) professional development program.

Published article: Forsyth, E., National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. In Dodds, M. & Reese Jr., T. (2015). Sports Leadership: A Concise Reference Guide. Santa Barbara, CA: Mission Bell Media. pp. 163-164.

Invited to speak at Bemidji Middle School Annual Job Fair to share with students careers available in the sport management arena.  Presented two 45-minute sessions. 

2016 - 2017 Activity

Completed update chapter titled 'Mossy Oak' in Lee, J. (2nd Edition). Branded: Branding in Sport Business.  Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Completed update chapter titled 'Bass Pro Shops' in Lee, J. (2nd Edition). Branded: Branding in Sport Business.  Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Presentation titled 'Current Issues in Interscholastic Sports'. 5th Annual Global Sports Business Association Conference, GSBAssn. 

Invited to serve as an advisory board member for 'Confluence Group / Honey Brake', a digital publicity company to help clients attain their marketing goals through a variety of media outlets.

Invited to serve as a foundation board member for 'Confluence Group / Honey Brake', a digital publicity company to help clients attain their marketing goals through a variety of media outlets.

Invited to author chapter titled 'North Dakota State University Athletics' in Lee, J. (1st Edition). Branding in Higher Ed: Every University ells a Story.  Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Invited to author chapter titled 'University of Wyoming Athletics' in Lee, J. (1st Edition). Branding in Higher Ed: Every University Tells a Story.  Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Invited to serve as a reviewer for textbook Sage, G. & Eitzen, S. (2015, 10th Edition). Sociology of North America. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Invited to co-author chapter titled 'Interscholastic Sports' in Pedersen, P. & Thibault, L. (6th Edition). Contemporary Sport Management.  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

14-part article series on issues in high school sports; National perspective.  Indianapolis, IN: Interscholastic Athletic Administration.

14-part article series on issues in high school sports; Minnesota perspective.  Monticello, MN: Minnesota Interscholastic Athletic Administration.

14-part article series on issues in high school sports; North Dakota perspective.  Mandan, ND: North Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administration.

Completed research study titled 'Current Issues Within H.S. Sports; National Perspective.' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.   

Completed research study titled 'Current Issues Within Minnesota H.S. Sports; State Perspective.' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.  

Completed research study titled 'Current Issues Within North Dakota H.S. Sports; State Perspective.' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs. 

2017 - 2018 Activity

 

On sabbatical during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

e-Portfolio created with myeFolio