Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
"It is the goal of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics to ensure that intercollegiate athletics programs operate within the educational mission of their colleges and universities".
National Association for Sport and Physical Education
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) strives to "enhance knowledge, improve professional practice, and increase support for high quality physical education, sport, and physical activity programs".
North American Society for Sport Management
The North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) is "actively involved in supporting and assisting professionals working in the fields of sport, leisure and recreation. The purpose of the North American Society for Sport Management is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study, research, scholarly writing, and professional development in the area of sport management - both theoretical and applied aspects. Topics of interest to NASSM members include sport marketing, future directions in management, employment perspectives, management competencies, leadership, sport and the law, personnel management, facility management, organizational structures, fund raising, and conflict resolution".
Sport Marketing Association
"The Sport Marketing Association is dedicated to developing mutually beneficial relationships between professionals, academicians, and students around the world through the creation, distribution, and implementation of sport marketing knowledge via networking, scholarly activities, and career development opportunities".