Winter Sport Leadership Academy @ University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Online Pre-College Program for High School Students

January 3 – 7, 2022

Taught by the #1 globally ranked Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, UMass Amherst’s winter term sport academy is a one-week seminar focused on the modern front office. Students will learn about both the modern sport franchise as well as the ecosystem surrounding it, with a specific focus on Fenway Sport Management (FSM) and their properties.

The program includes live Zoom lectures from faculty in the UMass Sport Management department as well as Q&A with UMass alumni working in the sports industry. Students will also engage in in-class discussions and complete asynchronous assignments, readings and case studies.

  • Course format: Online
  • Dates: January 3 – 7, 2022
  • Schedule: Live Zoom sessions Monday – Friday, 4 – 6pm (EST)
  • Program fee: $900 (Scholarships available for young women and BIPOC)
  • Credits: 1

For a complete program description, please click Sports.

High school students in grades 9 – 12 are welcome to apply! Admissions are rolling now through December 20th.

Students will need to submit a statement of interest, unofficial high school transcript, and a letter of recommendation from a school counselor or teacher.

If you need assistance, contact YOUR guidance counselor.