School of Business

John Schumacher

Lecturer of Sport Management

Office Location

521 Luther Bonney

Faculty Office Hours Fall 2016

Mondays 2:30-4:00 PM or by appointment.



Academic Degrees

  • M.S., Sport Management, University of Connecticut 2016
  • Graduate Certificate in College Instruction, University of Connecticut 2015
  • B.A., Whitman College 1995


Professor Schumacher joins USM with more than 15 years of international sport management leadership skills and graduate-level university teaching experience. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Management of Sporting Events, Venue Planning & Facility Management
  • Environmentally Sustainable Sport Project Management
  • International Sport Governance, Sport Operations & Sport Communications

Awards and Recognition

  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Certified LEED Green Associate
  • International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) - Member
  • North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) - Member

Professional Activity

John has experience with more than 20 World Cup and Olympic events as a Senior Competitions Manager and has worked as a Media Officer for FIFA.