Vincent Mumford

  • Position: Professor 
  • Department: Physical Education & Sport, Sport Management Program
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 1218
  • Phone: 989-774-1040
  • Email:


  • PES 320: Foundations of Sport Management
  • PES 550: Sport Fundraising
  • PES 650: Sport Marketing
  • PES 603: Administration of Sport and Physical Education

Degrees and Universities:

Ed.D., University of Delaware

Honors and Recognitions:

Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service Learning Award 
American Red Cross Michigan Heroes Award 
Volunteers are Central Award 
Outstanding Mentor of the Year 
Holmes Scholar

Professional Organizations:

Sport Marketing Association 
North American Society for Sport Management 
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Michigan Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 
National Association of Holmes Scholar Alumni 
Florida Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 


Mumford, V. (2009). Models for integrating service learning in physical education and physical activity. In M.B. Miller & J. Nendel (Eds.). Service learning in physical education and other related professions: A global perspective. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Lambert, R. & Mumford, V. (2009). Recent views of service learning from a recent graduate. In M.B. Miller & J. Nendel (Eds.). Service learning in physical education and other related professions: A global perspective. Manuscript accepted for publication.

Mumford, V. (2009). Athletes, recognition, and the formation of identity. In P.M. Jenlink & F. H. Townes (Eds.). The struggle for identity in today’s schools: Cultural recognition in a time of increasing diversity. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Mumford, V., Fuller, D., & Chandler, J. (in press). Providing equity and access in physical education for students with learning disabilities. Strategies.

Lewis, C., Mumford, V., Singer, J. & Bonner, F. (in press). Recruiting African American teacher candidates using an athletic model: New directions for diversifying the teacher workforce.Journal of Educational Concepts.

Adamson, G. & Mumford, V. (2008). Experiential activities in physical education classes. The MAHPERD Journal.

Mumford, V. & Lewis, C. (2008, Spring). Recruiting underrepresented students into sport management professional preparation programs using an athletic model. The MAHPERD Journal, 30-35.

Mumford, V., Inunugu, J., Johnson, J. & Smith, S. (2008, Winter). Service learning in sport management: A community health project. The Sport Journal, 11 (2).

Rutledge, B. & Mumford, V. (2008, Winter). Teaching students how to make a difference in the world through service learning. The MAHPERD Journal, 5-8.

Scott, K. & Mumford, V. (2007). Critical thoughts: Reexamining teacher training, cultural awareness, and school reform. Multicultural Perspectives, 9 (4), 54-58.

Edwards, O.W., Mumford, V.E., Shillingford, M.A., & Serra-Roldan, R. (2007). Developmental assets: A prevention framework for students considered at-risk. Children and Schools, 29 (3), 145-153.

Edwards, O.W., Mumford, V.E., & Serra-Roldan, R. (2007). A positive youth development model for students considered at-risk. Journal of International School Psychology, 28 (1), 29-45.

Lewis, C., Mumford, V. & Singer, J. (2007). Recruiting African American male teachers using an athletic model. Strategies for diversifying the teaching force. Proceedings of the Hawaii Internal Conference on Education.

Mumford, V., Kane, J. (2006). Service-learning in sportsJournal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 77 (3),38-43.

Mumford, V. (2006). Well, but not well enough: A look at women’s participation in sports in Florida two-year colleges. FAHPERD Journal.

Mumford, V. (2006). Promoting equity and access in two-year college intercollegiate athletic programs. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 30 (3), 213-222.

Hewitt, R. & Mumford, V. (2005, Fall). Marketing to students: Big business, access, and the commercialization of schooling. Florida Educational Leadership, 6 (1), 24-27.

Edwards, 0. W. & Mumford, V. (2005). Children raised by grandparents: Implications for social policy. International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy, 25 (8), 18-30.

Mumford, V. & Gergley, G. (2005, Summer). Loser or legend: Beginning considerations for interscholastic coaches. The Sport Journal, 8 (3).

Edwards, 0. W. & Mumford, V. (2005). Mean IQ differences and reducing disproportionate representation of African Americans in gifted education. Psychology and Education, 42 (2), 35-44.

Blanchett, W., Mumford, V., Beachum, F. (2005, March/April). Urban school failure & disproportionality in a post-Brown era: Benign neglect of the constitutional rights of students of color. Remedial and Special Education, 26 (2), 70-81.

Mumford, V. (2005, Winter). A look at women’s participation in sports in Maryland two-year colleges. The Sport Journal, 8 (1).

Jackson, E., Quarterman, J., Yoo, E., Mumford, V., & Kim, K. (2004, Winter). Profile of community college athletic directors in Florida. FAHPERD Journal, 42 (1), 13-16.

Mumford, V. (2004). Educational change models. In A. Harvey-Smith (Ed.), The Seventh Learning College Principle: A Framework for Transformational Change in Learning Organizations. Washington, DC: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Mumford, V., Kane, J., & Maina, M. (2004, January). Winning Strategies in Marketing Your Sporting EventsScholastic Coach & Athletic Director, 73 (6),50-54.

Mumford, V. (2004). Teaching Your Department to Fish: Steps for Raising Money at Community Colleges During Tough Economic Times. JUCO Review, 15-16.

Mumford, V. (2004, February). GamePlan Communication: Using Technology to Improve Communication. Athletic Management, 16 (2),24-27.

Hopp, C., Mumford, V., & Williams, F. (2003). The Role of Mentoring for Future Academicians. In A. L. Green & L. V. Scott (Eds.), Journey to the Ph.D.: How to Navigate the Process As African Americans (pp. 255 – 269). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Mumford, V. (2003). Game Plan Leadership: Creating a Positive Work Environment. Athletic Management. 15, 25-27.

Mumford, V. (2003, June 10). Running to the Ball: A New Growth Strategy for Success through Sports. Community College Times, p. 3,13.

Mumford, V. & Fong, T. (2003). Standing Room Only: Six Guaranteed Strategies to Energize Fans and Increase Sales and Attendance at Community College Sporting Events. JUCO Review, 54, 18-19.

Mumford, V. & Gergley, G. (2003). Weapons of Mass Instruction:100 Ways to Promote Your Sport Program. Lakeland, FL: ISC Wellness.

Mumford, V. & Fuller, V. (2002). Creating a New Scoreboard: Using Key Performance Indicators to Measure Success. Athletic Management, 14,24-27.

Mumford, V. (1999). Fun at Work: Improving Employee Productivity and Morale. Athletic Management , 11,13-14.

Mumford, V. (1997). Ten Steps to Holding a Successful Meeting. Athletic Management, 9,10-11.

Mumford, V. (1997). Eleven Steps to Conducting a Successful Special Event. Athletics Administration, 32, 47.

Research Areas:

Service Learning 
Social Responsibility 
Equity and Access

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