Chelladurai Award

The Chelladurai Award is a prestigious EASM award and recognises life-long achievement in the field of sport management.

Criteria: the nominee must meet the following:

  1. Have made significant contributions to the field in terms of scholarship, research, leadership, and attained peer recognition
  2. Have a minimum of ten years’ service in sport management as a teacher, researcher, administrator, or combination of thereof
  3. Must reflect EASM’s values in leadership, service, scholarship, and collegiality.
  4. Have been an EASM member in good standing of at least 10 years (in total)


Nomination Procedure:

The deadline for the EASM Awards is April 20th Each year.  Information required for award nomination includes:

  • Name of Nominee
  • Name of Nominator
  • Signature of Nominator and date

Nominators must be EASM members in good standing and should email the nomination to the Chair of the Award Selection Committee, who is Professor Tracy Taylor.  The nomination must specifically describe the nominee’s accomplishments in relation to the award criteria (max 2 pages).  It is recommended that up to two letters/testimonials of support be included in the nomination. The Committee may subsequently request additional information from the nominator.  All nominations will be assessed in confidence.


Submission Process:

Individuals who accept their nomination will be asked to submit a CV and a two-page statement describing their qualifications for the award.  These items must be submitted no later than July 1st.

NOTE: It is expected that the Chelladurai Award recipient will deliver a scholarly lecture at the Annual EASM conference.

Award Winners:

2015: Packianathan Chelladurai

2016: Trevor Slack

2017: Ian Henry

2019: Wladimir Andreff