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Bob Jones University

Sports Leadership

Combining business with sports

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Interested in learning how to turn your love of sports into a career off the court? You’ll discover the vast opportunities within sports and learn about the business skills needed to run a sports organization. In addition, current sports professionals will encourage and inspire you in your journey. The Sports Leadership camp will help you get a jump-start on peers in the competitive field of sports.

Activities

  • Discover the wide range of career opportunities in the field of sports.
  • Interact with professionals in the fields of broadcasting, coaching, facility management, marketing, and sales.
  • Visit professional sports organizations and businesses.
  • Simulate creating business plans for sports organizations.
  • Develop and improve communication and leadership skills through small group projects.
  • Grow spiritually through devotions and Bible challenges.

Sample Schedule

8:30 a.m. Networking and Working in Sports A Career in Sports
Are You LinkedIn?
Activity: A Sports Career
Guest speaker from Greenville Triumph SC
11:30 a.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Overview of Professional Sports Introduction to professional sports
Tour Flour Field
Meet Greenville Drive Management
4:40 p.m. Dinner
6 p.m. Leave for Fluor Field
6:15 p.m. Greenville Drive baseball game

(Exact times and session content may vary.)

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2-4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center to check in. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camp ends on Friday at noon. Check with your specific camp schedule about final presentations, performances or concerts that take place on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or loose pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Tank tops, low cut tops, or crop top styles will not be permitted. For those wishing to take part in any water activities, please bring dark, loose clothing.

Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire. For those wishing to take part in any water activities, please bring dark, loose clothing.

Accommodations

Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Dr. Tony Miller

Dr. Tony Miller

Tony Miller, who received his doctor of education from the United States Sports Academy, is coordinator of the Sport Management program at BJU. Along with teaching, he serves as the lifeguard manager, pool supervisor and as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team. In addition to his work at BJU, he is the social media manager for 323 Sports, an athletic apparel company.

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