Umar Muhammad

  • ProfessorDepartment of Sport Management

Contact Info:

  • 919.516.4053
  • Cheshire Building Room 212

Educational Background

B.S. – Psychological Aspects of Sport
North Carolina State University, 2003

M.S. – Sport Management
North Carolina Central University, 2009

Area(s) of Research

  • Sports Heritage Tourism
  • Small Market Sports Development
  • Community Development Through Sporting Events


Non-Profit Management, Duke University, 2008

Online Article(s)

Searching for the self-sufficient soul of basketball in the local semipro circuit

Conversation: Umar Muhammad

SAU Campus Organizations

Catalog Committee

Community Involvement

  • Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Member
  • Durham Sports Commission Advisory Board Member
  • NCCU Recreation Program Advisory Committee Member
  • Durham History Hub
  • Non-Profit Sports Club Consultant

Favorite Quote

Builders Are Respected, Beggars Are Rejected