Michelle Harrolle is an assistant professor in the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program teaching courses related to sports and social issues and social media in sports. She has been published in a number of journals including the Journal of Sport Management.
Her years of experience in the sports industry include being aquatics director at Providence College; swimming coach at Providence College, Florida State University and The Ohio State University. She was the director of a Tampa Memorial Golf Tournament from 2003-07. At North Carolina State University, she received the 2012-2013 North Carolina State University and College of Natural Resources Teacher of the Year awards. At North Carolina State University, she was a faculty member in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.
Harrolle has served as a member of several professional organizations, including the Sport Marketing Association, North American Society for Sport Management and the National Recreation and Park Association. She has also served as a reviewer for numerous publications and a presenter at various international conferences.
Harrolle earned a PhD, master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Florida where she was an All-American Honorable Mention collegiate swimmer.