Heath McDonald, who presented the happy news, underlined her efforts to develop the sports management field. “Me and the nominations committee appreciate the generosity for your networks and especially in developing young scholars”, added Heath McDonald.
Tracy Taylor felt “honoured to receive an award named after one of the greatest in the field”. She expressed her sincere thanks to the EASM community for all opportunities to work with the ESMQ, to be involved in EASM conferences and summer schools. She closed by saying: “Being part of the EASM network is fantastic because it is such a warm and welcoming community”.