James M Kahler
 Title: Professor of Practice AAUP
Director of Sport & Entertainment Management
 Dept: Management
 Office: BU 444
 Phone: 216-687-5546
 Email: j.kahler@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 444, Cleveland, OH 44115

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M.S., Sports Administration, Ohio University
B.S., Business Administration - Marketing, Xavier University
Brief Bio:
Cleveland State University 2022 - Present
Monte Ahuja College of Business
Director, Sport & Entertainment Management Program

Ohio University 2005- 2022
College of Business 2011 - 2022
College of Health & Human Services 2005 - 2011
Executive Director / AECOM Center for Sports Administration

Arizona State University
W.P. Carey School of Business 2002 - 2005
Executive Director/ Lecturer
MBA Sports Business

Cleveland Cavaliers/ Gund Arena 1991 - 2002
Sr. Vice President of Sales & Marketing

SRO/Pace Promotions 1989-1991
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Lombard, IL

St. Louis Arena 1987-1989
Director of Marketing
St. Louis, MO

Riverfront Coliseum 1981 - 1986
Director of Marketing
Cincinnati, OH


Cleveland State University Instructor 8/22 to present
- Teach undergraduate courses in Cleveland State University's Monte Ahuja College of Business, Introduction to Sport and Entertainment Management, Sport Sales, Promotion & Sponsorship, and Internship

Ohio University - Athens OH Instructor 9/11 to present
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Ohio University's College of Business, Revenue Generation, Sponsorship, Sport Marketing, Sales ,Independent Study, Special Problems, Practicum, San Diego Sports Consulting project and Internship
Instructor 12/05 to 8/11
- Taught graduate courses in Ohio University's College of Health and Human Services: Revenue Generation, Sponsorship, Sport Marketing, Sponsorship, Independent Study, Special Problems, Practicum and Internship.

Arizona State University
Lecturer 7/02 to 11/05
- Taught graduate MBA courses in Arizona State University's W.P. Carey College of Business: Revenue Generation, Introduction to Sport Business, Sport Marketing , Independent Study, Practicum and Internship