July/August 2021 | Sports Destination Management

July/August 2021

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Sports Destination Management Magazine

July/August 2021

How did you get your start in the industry? Were you a sports standout in school and wanted to stay connected to what you loved? Did you drift in from another profession, such as meeting planning or public relations? Maybe you majored in sports management in college. While we all have different entry points, we have a common denominator: mentors in the industry who guided us along. And they’re still helping us out; this issue has some great advice on issues we’re all grappling with and challenges we’re all facing. Let’s never stop learning, growing and pursuing excellence, particularly now as we emerge from the darkness into the welcome warmth of summer.

In this issue

Competitive Cheer and Dance

BY: Lauri Harris

Like many sports, competitive cheer, dance and the emerging sport of STUNT were derailed in 2020. The good news is all three are making a triumphant return. Whether squads are in high school, college or representing all-star programs, performing on the sidelines of games or traveling to tournaments, they’re back – and that’s worth cheering about. more....