Topic: Critical Factors Behind Pursuit of Excellence in International Sport
Dr. Chelladurai, Distinguished Professor, Troy University, is a founding member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and the European Association for Sport Management (EASM). He is the first recipient of the Earle F. Zeigler Award from the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), the Merit Award for Distinguished Service to Sport Management Education from the European Association of Sport Management (EASM), Sport Management Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award from Southern Sport Management Association. He is an active member of the prestigious National Academy of Kinesiology. On June 18, 2012, he was awarded the honorary degree of Letters of Law (LL.D.) by The university of Western Ontario, Canada for his contributions to sport management. In 2015, the European Association of Sport Management named its most prestigious award the EASM Chelladurai Award.