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Kelsi Dickens

Instructor kadickens@seu.edu

Degrees Earned

BS in Sport Management and Business, Southeastern University
MS in Kinesiology and Sport Administration, Southeastern University

Biography

Professor Dickens is an instructor of sport management and teaches courses within the sport management program, while advising students toward degree completion. She is currently the assistant tennis coach for Southeastern as well. Prior to working at Southeastern, Professor Dickens started as a tennis instructor at IMG Academy, in Bradenton, Florida, from 2014 to 2016. After working at IMG Academy, she began working at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, Florida, becoming a certified tennis coach with the USPTA. Professor Dickens was also a head high school girls’ tennis coach for All Saints Academy located in Winter Haven, Florida, for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

Professor Dickens began her Southeastern career by working as a Graduate Assistant for the Human Performance and Sport Studies department in 2017, and later moving into the Administrative Assistant role in 2018, while also co-teaching a sport management class. Her true passion is helping college students find their God-given calling.

Professor Dickens is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Sport Management at Troy University. Her research interests are Title IX and gender equity in sports, and also contrapower harassment in higher education. Professor Dickens has recently co-published an article in the Sport Litigation Alert journal relating to Title IX issues in the collegiate setting.

In her spare time, Professor Dickens enjoys going to Disney with her husband.