Marlene A. Dixon - Author

Dr. Marlene Dixon is a Professor of Sport Management  at Texas A&M University. A long-time sport participant, coach, and scholar, her passion lies in creating sport experiences that optimize the life quality for those involved in all facets of the sport experience.

In her 25+ years of experience coaching, teaching and conducting research, she has leveraged her expertise to help countless individuals and organizations reach their full potential. She has published more than 80 research articles, with almost half of them related to work-life balance or enhancing women’s sport opportunities.

Dixon began her sport management career coaching at Trinity University and Southwestern University in Texas until pursuing her PhD in Sport Management at The Ohio State University. 

She currently coaches at the youth level, directing a basketball club for boys and girls from 10U-18U. She also leads a vibrant faculty and research program in theDepartment of Kinesiology and Sport Management. She resides in College Station with her spouse and three teenage children.

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