Kevin King, MA

Teaching Specialist, Sport Management
Contact Information
612-626-3350 EXT:46469
kingk@umn.edu
About

Kevin King is a teaching specialist in the sport management program in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities. King's area of interest include leadership, organizational culture, teambuilding, and media relations in sports. King is the leadership development consultant for the St. Louis Park High School athletics department. King has also worked with the boys and girls cross country teams at Benilde-St. Margaret’s high school, Bloomington Jefferson and Kennedy’s sport captains and coaches, and sport captains from the Independent Metro Athletic Conference. From 2016-2018, King was the leadership consultant for Gundersen’s health system’s chief financial officer and more than 40 leaders who oversaw 400 staff throughout the revenue cycle and finance division in La Crosse, WI.

King came to the U of M from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he was a senior lecturer in the sport management program from 2014-17. During his tenure at UW-L, he served  on UW-L’s football coaching staff during the 2015 season as a leadership development consultant.

King came to UW-L following 10 years (2004-2014) as assistant professor and director of Madonna University’s (Livonia, MI) sport management undergraduate program.

During his time at Madonna University, King served five years (2006-2011) as a lecturer II in the School of Kinesiology for the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) sport management undergraduate program.  He taught race relations, cultural images and sports, and historical and sociological basis of human movement. 

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Communication from Eastern Michigan University. He received his Master of Arts degree in Sports Administration from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

Education
Masters of Arts: Wayne State University; Sports Administration
Bachelor of Science: Eastern Michigan University; Organizational Communications