Carl Maddox Sport Management Award

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Carl Maddox Sport Management Award

CRITERIA: The Carl Maddox Sport Management Award, named in honor of the former Athletic Director of Louisiana State University and Mississippi State University, Corbet Award Winner and United States Sports Academy Board of Trustees member, is given annually to an individual for his/her contributions to the growth and development of sport enterprise through effective management practices. The individual should exhibit mastery of all the management functions, be well known in the sport arena, and have an abiding belief in the need for ethical behavior in sport management.

Carl Maddox has served as the Athletic Director at L.S.U. in Baton Rouge, where he helped build the Tigers into a national power in collegiate sport. Later, Maddox moved to M.S.U., where he helped right an erratic and weak athletic program. A likable man of integrity, Maddox is well-respected among his peers, winning the James Corbet Award, given annually by the NACDA to the outstanding athletic director in the United States. As a board member at the Academy, Maddox has helped steer the institution through accreditation in its master's program and to candidacy at the doctoral level. For his generous contribution, Maddox was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Academy.

Previous Recipients

Judy Rose - Esteemed NCAA Division I Athletic Director of the Charlotte 49ers
Mal Moore - Late Director of Athletics at the University of Alabama
Joe Castiglione - University of Oklahoma Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Program and Director of Athletics
Joan Cronan - Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Gene Smith - Director of Athletics, Ohio State University
Jeremy Foley - University of Florida athletics director
Stuart Sternberg - Tampa Bay Rays owner
Theo Epstein - Boston Red Sox general manager
Bill Byrne - Texas A&M University athletic director
Dr. Gary Cunningham - UC-Santa Barbara athletic director
Ted Leland - Stanford University athletic director
Vince Dooley - University of Georgia athletic director
DeLoss Dodds - University of Texas athletic director
David Hill - President, Fox Sports
Deborah Yow - University of Maryland athletic director
Marla Messing - CEO - Women's World Cup
Roy Kramer - Southeastern Conference commissioner
David J. Stern - NBA commissioner
Timothy W. Finchem - PGA Tour commissioner
Dave Maggard - longtime collegiate athletic director
Jerry Jones - Dallas Cowboys owner
Wayne Huizenga - Florida Marlins owner
Dr. Homer Rice - Georgia Tech University athletic director
Milo R. "Mike" Lude - University of Washington athletic director

Founded in 1984, the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) is dedicated to the preservation of sports art, history and literature. The ASAMA collection is composed of more than 1,500 pieces across all media, including paintings, sculptures, assemblages, prints, posters and photography.

The museum is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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ASAMA – American Sport Art Museum & Archives
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Daphne, Alabama 36526