Timothy DeSchriver

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Title Associate Professor of Sport Management, Area Head - Sport Management
Email deschriv@nospam66a0bdcc1a855.udel.edu
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

Select Publications

  • Pifer, N.D., & DeSchriver, T.D. (revise & resubmit). Player Values and Points: Examining the Relationship between Inflation-Adjusted Transfer Fees and Club Performance in the English Premier League. Journal of Sport Economics.
  • DeSchriver, T.D., Webb, T., Tainsky, S., & Simon, A. (Accepted for Publication, 2/24/2021). If you play, will they stay?: The relationship between Southeastern Conference football and hotel revenues. Journal of Sport Management.
  • Pifer, N.D., DeSchriver, T.D., Baker, T., & Zhang, J. (2019). The advantage of experience: Analyzing the effects of player experience on performance of March Madness teams. Journal of Sports Analytics. 5(2), 137-152. DOI 10.3233/JSA-180331.
  • Tyler, B.D., Morehead, C.A., Cobbs, J., & DeSchriver, T.D. (2017). Specifying rivalry in estimations of spectator sport demand: Past measures and testing a new approach. Sport Marketing Quarterly. 26(4), 204-222.  
  • Shapiro, S., DeSchriver, T.D., & Rascher, D. A. (2017). The Beckham effect: Examining the longitudinal impact of a star performer. European Sport Management Quarterly. 18(1), 1-25.
  • Mayer, K.C., Morse, A., & DeSchriver, T.D. (2017). Intercollegiate football and luxury suites: An investigation of factors related to price. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 26(2). 75-86.
  • DeSchriver, T.D., Rascher, D.A., & Shapiro, S. (2016). If we build it, will they come?: Examining the effect of expansion teams and soccer-specific stadiums on Major League Soccer attendance. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 6(2). 205-227
  • Popp, N., DeSchriver, T.D., McEvoy, C.D., Diehl, M. (2016). A valuationanalysis of corporate naming rights for collegiate sport venues. Sport Marketing Quarterly. 25(1). 7-20.
  • Shapiro, S., DeSchriver, T.D., & Rascher, D. (2012) Factors affecting the price of luxury suites in major North American sport facilities. Journal of Sport Management. 26(3), 249-257.
  • Rascher, D.A., & DeSchriver, T.D. (2012). Smooth operators: Recent collective bargaining in Major League Baseball. International Journal of Sport Finance. 7(2), 176-206.

Curriculum Vitae

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