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Glenn M. Wong

Professor Emeritus

Sport Management


JD, Boston College, 1977
BS, Brandeis University, 1974

Professional Experience

Faculty Athletics Representative, University of Massachusetts, 1993-2013

Academic Appointments

Professor, Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts, 9/1979-8/2015
Visiting Scholar, Stanford Law School, 2014
Acting Dean, School of Physical Education, University of Massachusetts, 7/1992-8/1993
Department Head, Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts, 9/1987-5/1998

Recent Honors / Awards

Outstanding Teaching Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, 2013

Research Interests

Labor Issues for College Student-Athletes
Career Paths and Profiles of NCAA Division I and III Athletic Directors
College Student-Athletes Transitioning to Careers as Professional Athletes
Salary Arbitration in Major League Baseball
Arbitration and Mediation Issues in U.S. Professional Sports
Arbitration and Mediation Issues for the Court of Arbitration for Sport
Employment Contracts for College Coaches, Conference Commissioners and Athletic Directors
Career Paths and Profiles of NFL, NBA and MLB General Managers
Statistical Analysis of Minor League Baseball and Major League Performance
Sports Law and Culture in the U.S. and Japan

Teaching Interests

  • Sport and the Law
  • Professional Development in Sport Management
  • Labor Relations in Professional Sports
  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Professional Sports Careers: Preparing for Legal and Business Issues
  • Executive Education for College Athletics Administrators

Selected Publications

Wong. G. M. and Kawai, Keiji, Sports Business Law and Culture, The US and Japan, June, 2012. ISBN 978-4-79238070-0

Wong, Glenn M., The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in the Sports, 2nd Edition, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, March, 2012. ISBN 978-1449602031

Wong, Glenn M., Essential of Sports Law, 4th Edition, ABC-CLIO Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 2010. ISBN 978-0313356759