Sport Management Pre-College Program

  • Sport Management

    July 9th– July 20th, 2018 

    Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts

    Ages 14-18

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    The Sport Management Pre-College Program at Dean College provides the amazing opportunity for hands-on learning and classroom instruction. Students will learn the components and nuances of delivering sports and entertainment to consumers while earning college credit. From communications and ticket sales to security, concessions and event planning, this program will teach you how to deliver the perfect fan experience for any sporting event.

    Course Outline:

    Instructed by Jeffrey MacCharles, this course will include:

    • Site visits and behind the scenes access to:
          • New England Patriots
          • Gillette Stadium
          • McCoy Stadium
          • WEEI Sports Radio studios
        • Guest lectures from today’s sports leaders
        • Earn college credit for successful completion of course
        • Conduct live radio broadcasts and interviews on Power 88.3
        • Learn to deliver client sales pitches
        • Capstone project where you will serve as the owner of a professional sports franchise and make strategic and operational decisions to drive attendance and improve fan satisfaction.   

        Housing and Activities:

        For those students looking to stay overnight, housing will be provided by Dean College with night and weekend activities included with your room and board, such as:

        • Patriot Training Camp (Schedule permitting)
        • Pawtucket Red Sox game (Schedule permitting)
        • New England Revolution game (Schedule permitting)
        • Miniature golf
        • Patriot Place
        • Bowling
        • Arcade
        • Free-time on-campus with options including:
          • Flat screen television
          • Billiards
          • Darts
          • Movie nights
          • Workout at Kokes ’64 Fitness Center
          • Pickup basketball or soccer games
          • All you can eat ice cream



        *$1,950 Overnight

        *$1,250 Day-Only (Includes lunch)
        *Additional activity fee not included.

        Sample Schedule

        Week 1Week 2
        -Overview / Icebreakers
        -Tour of Gillette Stadium
        -Group Projects and Presentations
        -Day Trip to Boston
        -Movie Night at Regal Cinema
        -Trip to Kimball Farms
        -Pawsox Game
        -Patriot Place Visit
        -Patriots Training Camp Visit
        -Group Projects and Presentations


         7:30 - 8:30 AMBreakfast 
         9:00 - 11:00 AMGuest Lecturer 
         11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Lunch
         1:30 - 4:00 PM  Tour of Gillette Stadium
         5:00 - 6:00 PMDinner
         6:30 - 8:30 PMPawsox Game
         10:30 PMLights Out

        *Schedule subject to change

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      • Program Pricing

        $1,950* Overnight
        $1,250* Day-Program

        - Room & Board
        - Meals
        - Workshops & Classes
        - Professionally Staffed 24/7

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        *Additional activity fee not included.

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