Brandon E. Martin, Ph.D.

UMKC Director of Athletics
Executive in Residence, UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management
Executive in Residence, UMKC School of Education
Dr. Brandon E. Martin, UMKC Director of Athletics, has been appointed Executive in Residence at the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management. In this role, Dr. Martin will assist with designing and developing non-degree strategic leadership programs for sports industry executives and professionals in the region. Dr. Martin also serves as Executive in Residence at the UMKC School of Education.

Martin earned Bachelor of Science, Master of Education and Doctor of Education degrees from the University of Southern California, where he was a scholarship athlete in basketball. He received the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year from the USC Rossier School of Education for “A Phenomenological Study of Academically Driven African American Male Student-Athletes at Highly Selective Division I Universities.”