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Center for Advancement of Sport and Entertainment Management

The Center for Advancement of Sport and Entertainment Management provides customized solutions and insights to help companies innovate and accelerate their business. 

Industry-Driven Research Solutions

CASE is a collaborative institute that brings together the world's top academic and industry professionals to create robust and highly applicable research products that are tailored to clients' unique business needs. 

Our industry-driven studies integrate academic rigor, aggregate data and sophisticated analysis to help organizations understand their fans and create informed strategies. 

CASE has worked with organizations such as FC Cincinnati and the Charlotte Hornets. Recent studies include helping teams better understand fans' purchasing habits, measuring the value of static assets, evaluating integration models for developing a localized venue experience, and understanding the impact of one team's success on ticket sales across a city's leagues. 

Our Team

The center is based at the University of South Carolina, which is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for Sport Science. Its core research team includes award-winning faculty in partnership with our professional faculty.  

CASE partners with academic institutions around the world to build specialized teams of leading experts. The interdisciplinary, inter-university approach allows the center to match a client's project with top scholars in a wide range of niche areas. 

Contact CASE

Interested in learning more about working with the Center for Advancement of Sport and Entertainment?

Please contact Todd Koesters, CASE Director at 803-777-3585 or

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