Release, Seattle, October 5, 2017: The Seattle Seawolves Professional Rugby team is proud to announce their partnership with Seattle University’s Masters in Sports Administration & Leadership (MSAL) Program. The unique collaboration brings together one of the fastest growing sports in the United States with a top-tier sports management program which includes the first sports sustainability leadership certificate in the world. The partnership will provide students within the MSAL program internship opportunities with the Seawolves to further enhance their educational foundation with the experience of contributing to the growth of a professional sports organization.
“The Seattle Seawolves are thrilled to partner with Seattle University. Their MSAL program is world class and develops the leadership and foundation necessary to successfully contribute and grow within a sports organization,” said Shane Skinner, co-founder of the Seattle Seawolves.
“We are excited about our partnership with the Seawolves. Getting to be part of the development of a professional sports team in Seattle provides an incredible and unique opportunity for MSAL students to develop and grow as sport industry professionals,” said Dr. Maylon Hanold of Seattle University at the time of the announcement.
More about Seattle University’s MSAL program:
Seattle University, through its Master’s in sports administration and leadership (MSAL) program, has been instrumental in inspiring and empowering visionary leaders, through advanced knowledge, and serving the community through an integrated focus on business, environmental, and social dimensions in sport. The program has consistently been ranked among the top 20 master’s degree programs in the world as it provides an unsurpassed educational experience for students to lead the sport industry.
More about the Seattle Seawolves:
The Seattle Seawolves Rugby Football Club was founded in 2017 by a Seattle-based investor group led by Adrian Balfour and Shane Skinner. As an affiliate of Major League Rugby, the Seawolves are proud to be Seattle’s professional rugby team.