Gerdy, John R. 1957-
GERDY, John R. 1957-
PERSONAL: Born January 25, 1957, in Paterson, NJ; married E. Follin Smith, December 22, 1989; children: Wallace, James. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Davidson College, B.A., 1979; Ohio University, M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1986. Hobbies and other interests: Music.
ADDRESSES: Home and office—409 Sickman Mill Rd., Conestoga, PA 17516. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS, legislative assistant, 1986-89, associate commissioner of Southeastern Conference, Birmingham, AL, 1989-95. Ohio University, visiting professor of sports administration.
The Successful College Athletic Program: The New Standard, Oryx (Phoenix, AZ), 1997.
(Editor and contributor) Sports in School: The Future of an Institution, Teachers College Press (New York, NY), 2000.
Sports: The All-American Addiction, University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MS), 2002.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Black Issues in Higher Education, April 26, 2001, Karen A. Celestan, review of Sports in School: The Future of an Institution, p. 56.
Choice, September, 2001, review of Sports in School, p. 160; October, 2002, R. McGehee, review of Sports: The All-American Addiction, p. 316.
Publishers Weekly, February 18, 2002, review of Sports, p. 85.
Reference and Research Book News, February, 2002, review of The Successful College Athletic Program: The New Standard, p. 64.
Sociology of Sport Journal, December, 2000, Michael Sagas, review of The Successful College Athletic Program, p. 423.