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Jeffrey A. Graham and Marlene A. Dixon

support network and (b) a workplace atmosphere and culture that both support the family role and encourage an ethic of autonomy ( Bruening et al. , 2016 ). Less is understood, however, about the ways men who are fathers in the sport industry manage work and family duties ( Graham & Dixon, 2014

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Jeffrey A. Graham, Marlene A. Dixon and Nancy Hazen-Swann

Youth sport organizations traditionally have focused their concern on training parents in sport and coaching skills, but have largely ignored their parent role. However, an increasing body of work exploring the phenomenon of fathering through sport has highlighted the need for youth sport organizations to become aware of and understand the dual roles of father and coach/volunteer and the potential impact on the participant and the sport organization of using sport as a site and mechanism for fathering (Kay, 2009; Messner, 2009). The purpose of this article is to examine recent literature about the ways—both positive and negative—that fathers use sport as a way to fulfill fatherhood responsibilities and the implications for sport management scholars and practitioners, particularly in voluntary youth sport organizations.

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Jeff Alexander Graham and Marlene A. Dixon

The work-family interface continues to be an important research area as the positive (Carlson, Kacmar, Wayne, & Grzywacz, 2006; Greenhaus & Powell, 2006; Parasuraman & Greenhaus, 2002; Sieber, 1974) and negative (Duxbury, Lyons, & Higgins, 2011; Frone, Russell, & Barnes, 1996; Greenhaus & Parasuraman, 1999; Kahn, Wolfe, Quinn, Snoek, & Rosenthal, 1964; Mullen, Kelley, & Kelloway, 2011; Netemeyer, Boles, & McMurrian, 1996) consequences of successfully balancing work and family have implications for both individuals and organizations. Within sport management, most research has focused on issues surrounding the work-family interface of coaching mothers (Bruening & Dixon, 2007; Dixon & Bruening, 2005, 2007; Dixon & Sagas, 2007; Schenewark & Dixon, 2012; Palmer & Leberman, 2009). Recent research outside of sport management suggests that fathers also perceive tension between work and family (Galinsky, Aumann, & Bond, 2011; Harrington, Van Deusen, & Humberd, 2011; Parker & Wang, 2013). Therefore, this article examines the work-family interface of coaching fathers, with a focus on the further development of a research agenda.

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Mark F. Stewart, Constantino Stavros, Pamm Phillips, Heather Mitchell and Adrian J. Barake

In 1949 the Australian Football League (AFL) introduced a distinctive father–son rule, which allows its member teams to prioritize the recruitment of the sons of former players who had played in a minimum number of games with that team. This paper reveals that some teams have been able to access a statistically significant advantage via this rule, confirming and quantifying that this unique exception compromised the AFL’s reverseorder player draft. In more recent times, through complex reforms, this advantage has been significantly dissipated. Discussion presents this rule as a conundrum for managers as despite potentially compromising the draft, it provides opportunities for off-field marketing communications strategies.

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Emily Sparvero, Randall Griffiths and Jacob Tingle

over the place on this one. I think the company needs some help before they run out of time.” Background Zane Lumpkin grew up as a fan of the San Antonio Spurs. His father was a blue-collar worker who always commented about what it would be like to sit in the skyboxes. “Those are the real high

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Jeffrey Graham, Allison Smith and Sylvia Trendafilova

. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 78, 236 – 247 . doi: 10.1080/02701367.2007.10599421 10.1080/02701367.2007.10599421 Graham , J.A. , & Dixon , M.A. ( 2014 ). Coaching fathers in conflict: A review of the tensions surrounding the work-family interface . Journal of Sport Management, 28

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Jacob K. Tingle, Callum Squires and Randall Griffiths

Francisco and was a proud member of the Muwekma Ohlnoe tribe, and her father emigrated from Thailand in the 1970s when he was still young. Carly inherited her mother’s strong sense of cultural identity, coupled with her dad’s natural athleticism and fierce competitiveness. The eclectic, sometimes confusing

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Craig Hyatt, Shannon Kerwin, Larena Hoeber and Katherine Sveinson

The literature on sport fans suggests that parents, most commonly fathers, have a significant influence on what teams their children come to support ( James, 2001 ; Kolbe & James, 2000 ; Spaaij & Anderson, 2010 ; Wann, 2006 ). However, in two studies involving former fans of National Hockey

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Anthony D. Pizzo

provides timely and relevant examples of how sport leaders have responded to these trends in practice. For instance, in Chapter 11, “Changing Technologies, Changing Consumption,” real-world contributors father and son Ted and Zach Leonsis (CEO and senior vice president of strategic initiatives

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Aaron C. Mansfield

There are approximately 29 million individuals in the United States parenting children of age 0–6 years (16 million mothers and 13 million fathers), marking the country’s largest parenting demographic ( U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 ). Additionally, this demographic is expected to grow in the coming