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Sport Management Student Association

The Sport Management Student Association (SMSA) is a student-run organization working to provide any students at York College with an interest in sport management a channel through which his/her in-class college experience can be supplemented with opportunities to further develop as a professional.

Every year SMSA provides students with numerous opportunities to gain experience in different aspects of the Sport Industry — you'll get to meet people working for professional sports organizations, attend conferences and games, and more. A few past experiences:

  • SEME Conference in Washington, D.C
  • Ivy Sport Symposium in New York, NY
  • Facility tours of Wells Fargo Center, Penn State University, and the Hershey Bears Arena
  • Game-day assistance for D.C United
  • NFL on Location Volunteers for Super Bowl XVLII
  • Hilton Head Volunteers
The Sport Management Student Association at York College visited a 76ers game in 2014.
The Sport Management Student Association goes on group trips to pro games, organizes events on campus, and meets the kind of sports industry professionals they one day hope to work with!
  • Executive Board

    Katie Kranefeld SMSA

    President: Katie Kranefeld

    Katie is a Junior Sport Management major with an Athletic Coaching minor. Katie is from Millville, NJ and has interned with Perfect Game Super 25 and also has volunteered with the Athletic Communications department at York College. Katie has a dream to work in communications at ESPN.

    Vice President Lauren Jordan SMSA

    Vice President: Lauren Jordan

    Lauren is a Junior Sport Management major with a Marketing minor. Lauren is from Manchester, MD and loves to play and coach basketball. Lauren has a dream to work in professional basketball in the area of marketing/public relations.


    Secretary: Matt Morrison SMSA

    Secretary: Matt Morrison

    Matt is a Junior Sport Management major with a Marketing minor. Matt is from New Windsor, NY and has worked with the York Revolution creating programs and selling 50/50 raffles and also interned as a tournament operations assistant for the Golf Week Amateur Pro Tour in South Carolina. Matt has a dream to work for the New York Yankees.

    Treasurer: Grant Lindemuth SMSA

    Treasurer: Grant Lindemuth

    Grant is a Junior Sport Management major with an Accounting, Athletic Coaching and Business Administration minor. Grant is from Media, PA and has interned at Williamson College of the Trades as a score table operator and has interned at the Amateur Golf Tour National Championship as an operations assistant and course head. He has also interned at the York Revolution in the marketing department. Grant is currently unsure what field he wants to pursue but may be interested in the golf industry.

    Chair Member: Nina Heinlein SMSA

    Chair Member: Nina Heinlein

    Nina is a Sophomore Sport Management major with a Marketing minor. Nina is from Abingdon, MD and last semester for practicum, she was the Women’s Soccer Event Supervisor and this semester she is the Concessions Supervisor. Nina has a dream to work with a major or minor league baseball team in the sales department.

    Chair Member: Devin Chapman SMSA

    Chair Member: Devin Chapman

    Devin is a Junior Sport Management major. Devin is from Abingdon, MD and has worked at the Ripken Experience as a Baseball Operations Assistant. Devin has a dream to work in Athletic/Operations at a school as well as coaching.



    Chair Member Caleb Shank SMSA

    Chair Member: Caleb Shank

    Caleb is a Sophomore Sport Management major with a Business Analytics minor. Caleb is from Delaware County, PA and is a die-hard Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and 76ers fan. Caleb has a dream to work with sabermetrics for a professional baseball team.

    Underclass Representative: Tim Stines SMSA

    Underclass Representative: Tim Stines

    Tim is a Freshman Sport Management major. Tim is from Long Island, NY and his favorite sports are basketball and football. When Tim played AAU basketball in high school he developed his true love for all aspects of the sport. Tim has a dream to work in broadcasting and media for any basketball organization

Contact Us
Sport Management Student Association
Susan S. Klinedinst, Ed.D.
Diehl Hall, Room 206
Phone: 717.849.1613
Contact for appt.

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