Dr. Robert P. Mathner is an athletics administration consultant with Buckner. Dr. Mathner also is a consultant with Precise Advisory Group. Dr. Mathner is currently an associate professor and undergraduate program coordinator in the School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management at Troy University in Alabama. He has worked in a variety of sport industry related roles and brings a wealth of experience to Buckner having worked in administrative/coaching capacities at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Dr. Mathner was an assistant athletics director at the University of Central Florida (UCF), director of compliance at Syracuse University, and compliance coordinator at the University of Montana. In addition, he has worked with the Atlanta Braves and as a high school teacher coach.
His primary research interests include collegiate sports wagering, sportsmanship, and sports marketing branding. Dr. Mathner has 12 sport management related publications and delivered more than 20 presentations at national and international conferences, and currently serves on two editorial boards of nationally recognized sport management journals and magazines.
Dr. Mathner earned his Ph.D. from The Florida State University, Master of Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. He lives in Enterprise, Ala., with his wife and two children.
This Buckner professional is not licensed to practice law in any state and does not provide legal services.