Adam Cocco

Adam Cocco

Adam Cocco's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. candidate, Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, Specialization in Sport Administration, University of Louisville, expected 2020
  • M.A., Economics, University of Akron
  • B.S., Business Administration with a minor in Economics, Youngstown State University

Research Area

Examining the social and economic impacts of professional sport on communities and consumers.

Teaching Areas

  • SPAD 404: Financial Principals in Sport
  • SPAD 383: Sport Marketing
  • SPAD 402: Internship in Sport Administration
  • SPAD 382: Organizational Behavior in Sport

Selected Professional Service

  • Department of Health and Sport Sciences, UofL, Search Committee member, 2018
  • Department of Health and Sport Sciences, UofL, Sport Administration Master's Admission Committee, 2018, 2017

Professional Memberships

  • North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
  • North American Society for Sport Economics (NASSE)

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Cocco, A.R. (2018). A case study of Major League Soccer: Upcoming league expansion. SAGE Business Cases. Doi: 10.4135/9781526444226
  • Cocco, A.R. (2018). Do the NFL’s ticket allocation practices create economic injury to consumers: A review of recent litigation. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 27(4), 211-213.
  • Cocco, A.R., & Spencer, T.C. (In press). Path to the Pros: How Major League Soccer is revolutionizing youth player development in the United States. SAGE Business Cases.
  • Cocco, A.R., & Spencer, T.S. (2018). Path to the Pros: How Major League Soccer is revolutionizing youth player development in the United States. Spring Research Conference (SRC), Louisville, KY.
  • Cocco, A.R. (2018). Draft or develop: Examining statistical differences between drafted and homegrown players in Major League Soccer. Sport Marketing Association (SMA) Conference, Dallas, TX.