DOCTOR ISSADEE KUNTIRA, Ph. D.

Topic: ASEAN/ASIAN Prospects for Sports Management Career and Education

Dr. Issadee Kutintara is current faculty member of Faculty of Sports Science, Kasetsart University, Kamphaeng saen campus. In 2009, he earned his doctoral degree in sport science with sport administration emphasis from the University of Northern Colorado, USA, under the supervision of sport management experts, Prof.Dr. David Stotlar. He also graduated a master of advanced study in sport administration and technology from International Academy of Sport and Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland in 2005. His research interest is in sport event management, professional sport and Olympic sports management. Dr. Issadee also currently serves as the President of Asian Association for Sport Management (AASM) and also the Vice President of Sport Management Association of Thailand (SMAT) during 2016- 2018. Not only academic executive, but he also brings theory into practice in various sport circles. With his passion in fencing sport, he has long been involving as the executive committee of Thailand Fencing Federation and also Olympic movement in Thailand Olympic Academy. Dr. Issadee also consults in sport strategic planning and evaluation including pillar sport organizations in Thailand such as Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Sport Authority of Thailand, and various national sport associations such as Football Association of Thailand, Thailand Amateur Weightlifting Association, Thailand Archery Association, Ski and Snowboard Association of Thailand and Billiard Association of Thailand. Dr. Issadee is also the President of Flying Disc Association.