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Peter J. Titlebaum, Ed.D.


Full-Time Faculty

School of Education and Health Sciences: Health and Sport Science


Email: Peter Titlebaum, Ed.D.
Phone: 937-229-4222
Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 646E
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


  • Ed.D. in Sport Management and Leisure Studies, Temple University, 1993
  • M.S. in Physical Education and Sport Management, The Ohio State University, 1985
  • B.S. in Communications Studies, State University of New York at Brockport, 1982

Courses Taught

  • HSS 111 Introduction to Sport Management
  • HSS 255 Sport Management Practicum/Seminar
  • HSS 285 Sport Management Field Experience
  • HSS 357 Sports Marketing
  • HSS 358 Sales and Fundraising in Sports   
  • HSS 485 Sport Management Internship
  • MBA 639 Sports Marketing

Professional Activities

  • Association of Luxury Suite Directors, Board Member and Director of Research
  • Dayton/Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau Board

Research Interests

  • Luxury suites sales
  • Sponsorship activation

Selected Publications

Fischer, C., Titlebaum, P., (2017) Social Media Best Practice in College Football Division 1 National Championship Game, Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual (32) 1-11

McGavery, R., Titlebaum, P. (2017), Winning off the Field: How Social Media Analytics Measure the Sports Industry. Journal of Applied Marketing Theory 8,(1), 1-13

Travis, S., Linderman, J., Titlebaum, P. (2016) The Organization of Collegiate Women’s Basketball Camps Applied Research in Recreation Annual, (6) 53-65

Hamilton, W., Linderman, J., Titlebaum, P. (2016) Developing the Effective Strength and Conditioning Program, Applied Research in Recreation Annual, (6) 132-154

Blair, J., Titlebaum, P., Brown, M. & Dick. R. (2016) Learn What the Luxury Suite Customer Wants, Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, (31) 224-248

Peak, K., Lyons, G., Crider, D., Simpson, W., Titlebaum, P. Snow, V. (2015) Presenting and Writing Competencies: Are you a “Clark Kent" or a “Superman" or Both? Applied Research in Recreation Annual, (5) 1-14

Kloke, D., Titlebaum, P. (2015), Premium Food & Beverage Trends in North American Sport and Entertainment, Applied Research in Recreation Annual, (5) 60-82

Mowers, M., Titlebaum, P., (2015), Supervision in a College Fitness Facility: Evaluation of Employee Orientation and Training, Applied Research in Recreation Annual, (5) 113-125

Szymaszek, A., Titlebaum, P., (2015), Going to School: Employment Strategies for Teacher, The Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, 29(2) 37-50

Titlebaum, P., & Kloke, D. (2015), Examination of Premium Food and Beverage Menus, International Journal of Sport Management 16.(3), 354-370

Brito, D, Dvorsky, J., Weingarz, K., Titlebaum, P., (2015) Creating a Model for Student Support Groups, Applied Research in Recreation Annual, 30(1), 207-223

Titlebaum, P., & Crow, B., (2015) Sales with a Touch of Philanthropy: Opening Doors for Sports Careers, Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, 30(1), 220-233

Titlebaum, P., Szymaszek, A. (2014), Students Uncover Hidden Tools for Noteworthy Career: Closing the Gap between Theory and Practice. Applied Research in Recreation Annual, 4(1), 139-155

Titlebaum, P., Dick, R., Davis, R., & Bertovich K. (2014) Acquiring and Maintaining Premium Seat Customer in the "Big Four" Leagues, Journal of Applied Marketing Theory, 5,(1), 1-13.

Titlebaum, P., Gillentine, A., Brown, M., Miller, J., Koesters, T & D’Amico, J. (2014). Sponsorship Activation in Professional Sport, International Journal of Sport Management, 15,(2), 239-256.

Corrigan, P. &Titlebaum, P. (2014). Taking Ownership Follow These Steps to Career Success,” Recreation Management, 15 (5), 10-11.

Titlebaum, P. & Kloke, D. (2014). The Future of the Premium Food and Beverage Experience, Seat, 24, (3) 74, 75.

Titlebaum, P. (2014). Bike Ride with a Goal. Young’s Ice Cream Bike Tour.

Szymaszek, A., Titlebaum, P. (2014). Navigating the path to a teaching job: Uncover the areas of influence. National Career Development Association.Read article >>

Titlebaum, P., Koesters, T. Branca, D. (2013). The analysis of North American “Big Four” Sports Leagues basing on geographical division. International Journal of Developmental Sport Management, 2(1), 1-25.

Titlebaum, P., Lawrence, H. J., Moberg, C., & Ramos, C. (2013). Fortune 100 Companies and Premium Seating Ownership. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 22(1), 48-58.

Titlebaum, P., DeMange, C., & Davis, R. (2012). Professional vs. Collegiate Facilties: Perceived Motivations of Luxury Suite Ownership. Journal of Venue and Entertainment Management, 4(1):1-12.

Titlebaum, P., Dick, R., Crow, B., & Daprano, C. (Fall 2012). Staying in the Game: Basketball Officials' Perceptions. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 6(3):325-334.

March, D., Vanderburgh, P., Titlebaum, P., & Hoops, M. (2011). Age, sex, and finish time as determinants of pacing in the marathon. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(2), 386–391. View abstract >>

Titlebaum, P., Titlebaum, D., & Dick, D. (2011). Food & beverage industry takes a bite out of luxury suite market. International Journal of Sport Management, 12(4), 486-496. View journal >>

Titlebaum, P., Beadle, E., Ferranti, S., & Daprano, C. (2011). Positive rewards for positive behavior: Would a rewards system work? Applied Research in Recreation Annual, 1(1), 121-132.

Titlebaum, P., & Lawrence, H. (2011). The reinvention of the luxury suite in North America. Journal of Sponsorship, 4(2), 124-136.

March, D., Vanderburgh, P., Titlebaum, P., & Hoops, M. (2011). Age, gender, and finish time as determinants of pacing in the marathon. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(2), 386–391.

Lawrence, H., & Titlebaum, P. (2010). Luxury suite administrators: Essential to success. Journal of Venue and Event Management, 2(2), 42-52.

Titlebaum, P., & Lawrence, H. (2010). Perceived motivations for corporate suite ownership in the “big four” leagues. Sports Marketing Quarterly, 19(2), 87-95.

Titlebaum, P., & Lawrence, H. (2009). Luxury suite sales in professional sport: Obtaining and retaining clients. Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 4(3), 169-181.

O’Keefe, R., Titlebaum, P., & Hill, C. (2009). Sponsorship activation: Turning money spent into money earned. Journal of Sponsorship, 3(1), 43-53.

Titlebaum, P., Haberlin, N., & Titlebaum, G. (2009). Recruitment and retention of sports officials. Recreational Sports Journal, 33(2), 102-108.

Selected Presentations & Poster Sessions

Titlebaum, P., Coulson, M., (April 2014). The Walk & Talk of Working in Campus Recreation. National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association Conference, Nashville, TN.

Xavier, M., Daprano, C., Titlebaum, P. (December 2013). Analyzing State Legislation & HS Association Regulations Regarding the Management of Concussions Ohio Association of Physical Education, Health, Recreation & Dance Conference, Columbus, OH.

Kloke, D., Titlebaum, P. (November 2013). Premium Experience in Food and Beverage in the Sports “Big 4” Leagues, Sport Entertainment & Venue Tomorrow Conference, Columbia, SC.

Titlebaum, P., Coulson, M. (October 2013). The Walk & Talk of Being a Campus Recreation Professional, Ohio Recreation Sports Association, Toledo, OH.

Koesters, T, Titlebaum, P. (March 2013). Sponsorship Effectiveness: Which Tools and Tactics Work Best, Association of Marketing Theory and Practice, Charleston, SC.

Titlebaum, P., Blair, J., Brown, M. & Dick, R. (March 2013). Learn What the Luxury Suite Customer Wants! Association of Marketing Theory and Practice, Charleston, SC.