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David Shilbury

Professor David Shilbury is Head of the Bowater School of Management & Marketing and the Foundation Chair of Sport Management at Deakin University.

Prior to joining Deakin University in 1990 he worked in cricket, golf and local government in Perth. Professor Shilbury’s academic qualifications include a PhD from Monash University, a M. Sc. (Sport Management) from the University of Massachusetts and a B. App. Sc. (Rec.) from the former WA College of Advanced Education.

David has published widely internationally and is co-author of the Allen and Unwin published text Strategic Sport Marketing 2nd edn. and Sport Management in Australia published by Strategic Sport Management.

David was the Foundation President of the Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand (1995-2001) and was a member of the AFL Tribunal from 1992-2003. He was also the editor of Sport Management Review from 2002-2004 and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Sport Management and Sport Management Review.

Dr Shilbury is also an active consultant and during 2004 completed a major review of the Australian Touch Football Association. He also completed a three-year review of the role of club cricket in Australia on behalf of Cricket Australia. In 1999/2000 Professor Shilbury won the Eunice Gill Award for Sport Management presented by the Victorian Sports Federation. Professor Shilbury is currently a Board member of the Confederation of Australian Sport.

Great sporting expectations
September 2005 Feature - 19/09/2005 - 2 comments

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