Sports marketing professor
Teaches IMC 630 - Sports Marketing
Dr. Lhotsky has more than 10 years or professional experience in collegiate athletic facility and event management.
Dr. Lhotsky is originally from Bridgeport, WV and is proud to be teaching at West Virginia University, in the state that he loves and is proud to call home. Lhotsky has taught at WVU since the fall of 2016.
Lhotsky's athletic facility and event management experience includes time at Florida State University, Florida International University and the University of Miami. Lhotsky got his first taste of athletic administration when he helped with all aspects of event management of basketball and wrestling events while a football student-athlete at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Lhotsky has taught full-time in sport management since 2007. He spent one year at East Tennessee State University, two years at Glenville State College in West Virginia and returned to East Tennessee State University in 2010.
He has an Ed.D. in Sport Administration from Florida State University and an M.S. in Sport Management from Georgia Southern University. He has eleven years of professional experience in collegiate athletic facility and event management at Florida State University, Florida International University, and the University of Miami. He also has extensive experience planning and hosting NCAA, ACC, Big East, TAAC, and FHSA championships.
Lhotsky resides in Bridgeport with his wife, Wanda and their three sons (Christopher, Nathan, and Kaden). In his spare time, Lhotsky enjoys watching college football, working out, hiking and volunteering at church and with youth sports.