Texas Tech University

Zack Damon, Ph.D.; MBA

Assistant Professor
Sport Management

Email: zdamon@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-0427

Kinesiology and Sport Management, Rm 130

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:30am-1:00pm


Zack Damon


  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Management, Texas A&M University (2018). 

Current and Upcoming Courses:

  • SPMT 5320- Sport Leadership
  • SPMT 5322- Organizational Behavior in Sport

Research Interests:

  • Follower leadership development in sport. 
  • Servant leadership and leader communication. 
  • Leader decision-making processes. 

Sample Publications:

  • James, E. P., Zanin, A., & Damon, Z. J. (In-press). Blue-collar and healthy work identities: How parallel ideal work identities sustain unobtrusive control on the shop-floor. Management Communication Quarterly. 
  • Damon, Z. J., Leberman, S.I., Wells, J., Burton, L., Ferkins, L., Weese, J., & Welty Peachey, J. (2022). Privileging practice in sport leadership: Applying relational reflexivity. Journal of Sport Management, 36(4), 394-407. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1123/jsm.2020-0407
  • Milstein, S., & Damon, Z. J. (2021). College sport decision-making processes to adding sport post-2008 recession. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport.

Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

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    Box 43011, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409
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