Rich Campbell


Welcome to the sports career site, which is led by Rich Campbell.

The site features information for those seeking careers in the sports industry and currently working in the industry.  It is geared to assist students and early career professionals, as well as more seasoned employees pursuing a mid-career shift into or within the world of sports.

In addition to career advice, the site features interviews with sports industry leaders and posts describing the latest sports trends and developments.


Rich has been involved in the sports industry for 20 years.  In his role as a marketing professor, he has counseled hundreds of students who work in sports across all facets of the business, including teams, leagues, media firms and corporate partners.

He has also advised sports professionals throughout their career arcs.  He will draw on his contacts to share the insights of industry experts.


Rich earned his Ph.D. in marketing from the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon, where he taught in the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center.

He also holds an M.A. in Sports Management from the University of San Francisco and a B.S. in Business & Economics from St. Mary's College of California.

Rich Campbell

“Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.” - Plato