Dr. Emily Dane-Staples is a Professor of Sport Management and the Active Learning Fellow at St. John Fisher University in Rochester, NY. Her book "The Sport Management Educator: Strategies for Teaching" was published by FIT Press in summer 2023. In addition to presentations for national and international audiences, she has published in the Sport Management Education Journal, Journal of Sport Behavior, and Case Studies in Sport Management. Her manuscript exploring a two-pronged approach to active learning was awarded the 2019 Best Article of the Year in the Sport Management Education Journal. She has been a Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) site reviewer and has served on the COSMA Board of Commissioners since 2021.
Her passion for sport extends beyond academia. She owns stock in Rochester Community Baseball (AAA Rochester Red Wings), has been a season ticket holder there since 2007, and nears a fanatic level of support for the Iowa Hawkeyes. When not engaged in these activities, she sings in the Fisher faculty band and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.