Dr. Kwangho Park is an assistant professor for the Sport Management program in the Department of Health and Human Performance since the 2023 Fall semester. Prior to arriving at the Citadel, Dr. Park was a lead faculty member (assistant professor) for the sport management and leadership program in the Dahl School of Business at Viterbo University.
He attained a Ph.D. in Sport Management from the Sorrel College of Business at Troy University in 2022 and has two master’s degrees in Sport Management from Indiana University Bloomington and Florida State University. He acquired a bachelor’s degree in Community Sports from Korea National Sport University, where student-athletes train to get gold medals in the Olympic Games and international sport competitions.
Dr. Park’s research interests include technology adoption for the sport industry, sport video games, and sport diplomacy in international relations. Professionally, he has work experience as an instructor based on four sport instructor certifications (Ski / SCUBA Diving / Swimming / Taekwondo), as well as an internship in the event and facility management within the athletic department at Florida State University. Additionally, he was an infantry army officer for the Republic of Korea Army and ranked as a lieutenant from 2007 to 2010. Finally, he has attained the rank of captain in order to teach and assist cadets in their academic development at the Citadel.
Ph.D. Sport Management (Troy University)
M.S. Sport Management (Florida State University)
M.S. Athletic Administration (Indiana University Bloomington)
B.S. Community Sports (Korea National Sport University)