Dale Gibson

Office: Niswonger 307
Ext.: 5701
P.O. Box: 5017
Email: dgibson@tusculum.edu

Dale Gibson joined the Tusculum College faculty in 2005. He came to Tusculum from Liberty University where he served in several capacities during his many years in Lynchburg, VA.

While at Liberty Dr. Gibson gained valuable experience as an athletics director, men's head basketball coach, and department chair of the sport management studies program. His accomplishments in athletics include coaching a national championship team in basketball. Also, Dr. Gibson is the founder of the Virginia Independent Conference (VIC), the largest interscholastic athletic conference for private schools in the state of Virginia.

Academically, Dr. Gibson wrote and developed the sport management degree program at Liberty. It had the distinction of being one of the first four programs in America to receive national certification. Dr. Gibson has supervised interns with the NBA, NFL, MLB, NASCAR, NIKE, the PGA, the American Hospitality Academy, and numerous amateur and non-profit sport agencies.

Dr. Gibson serves on the editorial board of Athletic Management magazine, a nationally recognized publication. He is a former board member of Resort, Recreation, and Hospitality Management and has served as an internship consultant to several high profile sport organizations, including the Washington Wizards and the Frontier Baseball League. For several years, he was a featured writer for Sport Spectrum magazine. He has been a guest speaker at several universities and conferences.

During school year summer breaks, Dr. Gibson worked many years as an acquisition and divestiture communications broker. He often assisted cable providers in cost-benefit analysis of sports programming.

Dr. Gibson served for several years as a nationally certified instructor for the American Sport Education Program (ASEP). Hundreds of coaches, all over the United States, have been able to receive a mandated coaching certificate as a result of his coaching certification clinics.

Tusculum College has been and is a rewarding academic setting for Dr. Gibson. He is overjoyed to witness the growth of the sport management degree program, a major that is currently one of the largest on campus.

Dr. Gibson's wife, Connie, teaches fourth grade at Christian Academy of Knoxville. Their daughter, Holly, is an audiologist in Atlanta, where she resides with her husband and two children.

Dr. and Mrs. Gibson are active in their community and church, with both being involved in several charitable organizations. Dr. Gibson enjoys swimming and recreation. He has been privileged to swim over 3300 miles the past 20 years.