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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Timothy DeSchriver

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Title Associate Professor of Sport Management
Office 207 Raub Hall


Tim DeSchriver is an associate professor in the Department of Hospitality and Sport Business Management at the University of Delaware. He holds an Ed.D. from the University of Northern Colorado, M.A. from Penn State University and B.A. from Villanova University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management.

Dr. DeSchriver’s research interests are in the fields of sport finance, economics and marketing; specifically in the areas of professional sport and collegiate athletics. He has published articles in the Journal of Sport Management, Sport Marketing Quarterly, Eastern Economic Journal, International Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, and the International Sports Journal. He has been cited by articles in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Hartford Courant. Dr. DeSchriver is the co-author of a textbook entitled Sport Finance, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions; and also co-wrote chapters in Contemporary Sport Management, 2nd and 3rd editions, and Principles and Practices of Sport Management, 2nd edition.

Dr. DeSchriver is a member of the editorial boards for the Sport Marketing Quarterly, International Journal of Sport Finance, and Journal of Sport Management. Dr. DeSchriver has made numerous presentations at the North American Society for Sport Management and Sport Marketing Association annual conferences. He has traveled to the nations of Turkey and South Korea as an invited international speaker. Additionally, he has been involved in marketing research projects with organizations such as Ripken Baseball Incorporated, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Anschutz Entertainment Group, and the National Steeplechase Association.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Delaware in the Fall of 2004, Professor DeSchriver was on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts from 1998 to 2004. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2006.


  • Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado, 1996
  • M.A., Penn State University, 1993
  • B.A., Villanova University, 1990

Curriculum Vitae

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