Dennis R. Phillips DPE

Associate Professor

Sport Management 

Education

M.A. Doctoral Degree, D.P.E Teaching and Administration, Athletic Administration and Sports Management Emphases, Springfield College (1990)

M.A. in Teaching, Secondary Education, Whitworth College (1976)

B.A. in Physical Education and History, Coaching Minor, Pacific Lutheran University (1973)

For publications and additional accomplishments, please view Dr. Phillip's CV found here

Awards

  • Recipient of the Outstanding Service Award from the USM Dept. Of Athletics (2006)
  • Recipient of the Distinguished Professional Service Award, School of Human Performance and Recreation, The University of Southern Mississippi (2002-2003)
  • Recipient of the Pride in Teaching Award from the Mississippi Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) (1999)
  • Outstanding Young Men of America Award (1988)
  • All Conference Basketball player, Pacific Lutheran University (1973)
  • Outstanding Athletes of America Award (1973)
  • Jack Hewins Outstanding Senior Athlete Award, Pacific Lutheran University (1973)
  • Sports Editor of College Newspaper , Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (1972)
  • President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (1972)
  • High School Student Body President – Joel E. Ferris H.S., Spokane Washington (1968)
  • High School All-City First Team, Basketball in Spokane, Washington (Ferris High School) (1968)

Professional Service

  • Member - North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM) (1992-Present)
  • Member – Sport Marketing Association (2002-Present)

National

  • Elected Member of the Conference USA Personnel Nominating Committee (2012-Present)
  • Elected Member of the National Board of the NCAA D-I Faculty Athletics Representatives (2012-Present)
  • Co-Director of the National Sport Marketing Conference, New Orleans (2010)
  • Case Study judge for Scholarly Conference on College Sports (2010)
  • National Reviewer for the Journal of Sport Administration & Supervision (JSAS) (2008-Present)
  • National Reviewer for Strategies, a publication of AAHPERD (2007-Present)
  • Convention Proposal Reviewer for North American Society of Sport Management (2006)
  • Faculty judge for Student Research at Sport Recreation and Law Association (SRLA) (2006)
  • Member, Conference USA Television Committee (2005- Present)
  • Member, FAR Liaison on the Compliance Committee (2005-Present)
  • USM Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) to the NCAA, and Conference USA (Present)
  • Elected Member of the Men’s Basketball Task Force for Conference USA (2003 - Present)
  • Member of Executive Board of Directors for the Society for the Study of Legal Aspects of Sport & Physical Activity.  Elected Member at Large. (2002-2004)
  • Member Faculty Athletic Representative Association (FARA) (2002-2004)
  • Program Proposal Reviewer for the Society for the Study of Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity(SSLASPA) (2002)
  • Student Research Paper Reviewer for the Society for the Study of Legal Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity (SSLASPA) (2001)
  • Elected Member of Executive Board of Directors for the National Council for Coaching Education (NCACE) Elected University Segment Representative (2000-2002)
  • Member - American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (1975-2005)
  • Member - Mississippi Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (1992-2005)
  • Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) (1992-Present)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (1968-Present)
  • North American Society of Sport History (1992-1995)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (1992-1995)
  • Member of Executive Board of Directors, Volleyball Hall of Fame (1991-1992)
  • National Association of Basketball Coaches (1975-1992)
  • NAIA Basketball Coaches Association (1975-1987)
  • National Youth Sports Coaches Association (1975-1987)

Regional

  • Chair of the Sport Management Program Review for the State of Pennsylvania for Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA (2008)
  • Consultant for Risk Management Plan for Virginia Country Day School (2006)
  • Representative from USM to the National Conference on Teaching and Mentoring, at the National
  • Compact for Faculty Diversity, and the Southern Regional Education Board State Doctoral Scholars Program. In Washington D.C. – Oct. 24-27. Southern District. of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Ed., Recreation & Dance (2001)
  • Chair, Sport Management Council (1999-2001)
  • Executive Committee, Physical Education Division (1994-1997)
  • Past Chair, Men’s Athletic Council (1995-1997)
  • Legislative Action Committee (1995-1997)
  • Chair, Men’s Athletic Council (1994-1995)
  • Convention Program Committee (1993-1995)
  • Chair Elect, Men’s Athletic Council (1993-1994)

State

  • Served on the MS High School Educational Comm. For the development of the M.S. Interscholastic Athletic Administration program in the state as well as regionally (2005-2007)
  • Speaker for the Youth Challenge Program for at-risk youth at Camp Shelby (2006)
  • Member of the Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness and Sports. Mississippi Assoc. for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (1998-2005)
  • Elected President of the Mississippi Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) (1997-1998)
  • President-Elect Mississippi Alliance. Of Health Physical Ed., Rec. & Dance (MAHPERD) (1996)
  • Chair, Constitution Committee 0f MAHPERD (1998)
  • Chair, Athletic Council of MAHPERD (1994)
  • Chair Elect, Athletic Council of MAHPERD (1993)