Dr. James Holbrook began at Cumberland University in fall of 2010 and teaches sport management and is the Program Director for the sport management program. Prior to arriving at Cumberland, he served as an Associate Professor, as well as a Department Chair and Program Director at other universities. He has published several journal articles as well as a few books. He has also held several professional offices in Southern District Association of Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (SCAHPERD).
Dr. Holbrook holds a Bachelor of Arts in physical education with a minor in marketing, a Master of Science in Sports Administration, and a Doctor of Arts in physical education.