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Dr. Clay Bolton, Ed. D.

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Management

Department of Health & Human Performance

Phone: 903-886-5544

Email: Clay.Bolton@tamuc.edu

Professional Vita



Experience

Teaching Experience:

Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Social Sciences, Recreation and Sport Management Program, 2013-14 (academic year) – August, 2105

Introduction to Recreation and Sport Management, Legal issues in P.E., Recreation, and Sport, Social and Psychological Issues in Exercise and Sport, Trends and Issues in Recreation and Sport, Internship in Recreation and Sport, Studies in Recreation and Sport (Capstone Course), Management and Administration in Recreation and Sport, Inclusive Recreation, Marketing and Promotion in Recreation and Sport, Recreation and Sport Facilities, Social Issues in Recreation and Sport.

 

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Adjunct Professor, College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sports Management, Sports Management Undergraduate Program,

Spring Semester 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012

Sport and Entertainment Marketing (2011), Intro to Sport and Entertainment Management (Spring, 2012), (On-line course) Sport and Entertainment in American Life (Fall, 2012, Spring 2013)

 

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Instructor,  First Year Experience (the founding program for the United States), course for first year students at the University, 3 hour course meeting twice per week for 1 and ½ hours or 3 times for 50 minutes each period), Fall 2005-Spring 2008

 

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Adjunct Professor, College of Education, Higher Education and Student Affairs Master of Science Degree Program,

Fall Semester 2005, Spring Semester 2006, Fall Semester 2006, Spring Semester 2007

Student Affairs in Higher Education, Contemporary Trends / Issues in Higher Education

(3 hour graduate courses meeting one night per week)

 

Centenary College of Louisiana, , Shreveport, LA, Instructor, Undergraduate Core Requirement Course for Junior Year, Fall Semester 2002, Spring Semester 2003, Fall Semester 2003, Spring Semester 2004, Career Strategies (lecture, resume building, internships, practicum), (3 hour course, met three days per week)

 

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, Adjunct Professor, College of Education, Master of Science Degree Sport Administration Concentration, Spring Semester 1997, Fall Semester 1997, Spring Semester 1998,Sport Law, graduate course in the core requirements (3 hrs, one evening per week)

Employment:

Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, 2013-14 (academic year) – August, 2015

Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Social Sciences, Recreation and Sport Management Program,

Areas of Responsibility:

Southern Wesleyan University, Central, South Carolina, September 23 – December 12, 2014. 

Interim Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach

Department of Athletics,

R.B. Bolton & Associates, Aiken, South Carolina, July 2008- June 2103

Sales Associate / Manager, Commercial Real Estate Family Firm, Established in the mid 1970’s, specializing in Development and Brokerage,

Areas of Responsibility:

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, August 2004 – June 2008

Associate Director for Student Involvement and Leadership, Department of Student Life

Areas of Responsibility:

Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana, July 2002 – July 2004

Assistant Dean of Student Life and Director of Student Involvement

Areas of Responsibility:

Champion Events, Birmingham, Alabama, July 2001 – June 2002

Director of Greek Links, “Linking Chapters to Charities”

Area of Responsibility:

Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, May 2001 - June 2001

Completed Doctoral Dissertation

Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, July 1998 - May 2001

Assistant Director of Student Life

Areas of Responsibility: Revived the Campus Outreach and Service Learning Center (including oversight for an Americorps Literacy Program), Advised 18 men’s fraternities, the NPHC organizations and co-facilitated university events such as major concerts, homecoming, and orientation.

Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, April 1996 – June 1998

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Director of Compliance

Areas of Responsibility: Rules Education for all staff, coaches, and student-athletes.  Interpretations of NCAA legislation, conducted investigations, and monitored rules compliance in general.  Served on the institutional review committee and represented the university at various SEC and NCAA meetings.

 

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia,  June 1994 - March 1996

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics-Office of NCAA Compliance, Graduate Intern

Areas of Responsibility: All aspects of NCAA Rules Compliance

 

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, August 1993-May 1994

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Special Assistant to the Senior Associate Athletic Director

Areas of Responsibility: All aspects of NCAA Rules Compliance

 

Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, College Park, Maryland, August 1993-May 1994

House Director

Areas of Responsibility: Overseeing all aspects of a men’s fraternity chapter house

 

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, July 1992-May 1993

Department of Residence Life and Housing, Resident Hall Director

Areas of Responsibility: Overseeing a 300 bed residence hall, which included the GSU football team

 

Pollock Office Machine Company, Augusta, Georgia, June 1991-June 1992

Marketing Coordinator, Areas of Responsibility: Made Presentations and established new accounts for an office products firm

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