Jon Nachtigal, Ph.D.
I am an advocate of servant leadership, which encourages the sharing of knowledge and insights, the growth and development of others, and the building of community.
BiographyDr. Nachtigal earned his Ph.D. in Sport Administration with a concentration in Strategic Management and Policy from the University of New Mexico. He also holds an MBA from Colorado Technical University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Nebraska. His research interests include legal aspects of sport and recreation, marketing, and sport analytics. Dr. Nachtigal has served as a youth, club, high school, and college softball coach, and as a high school baseball and tennis coach. He spent a decade working in information technology for the financial services industry before pursuing his doctorate. Along with his work at FSC, Dr. Nachtigal works part-time in data operations for Major League Baseball.
EducationPh.D. in Sport Administration - University of New Mexico - 2018
MBA - Colorado Technical University - 2004
BA in English - University of Nebraska-Lincoln - 1996
InterestsI'm a fan of most sports. I also enjoy hiking, travel, and home improvement projects (so it seems).
Keiper, M., Nachtigal, J., Stough, R., & Lupinek, J. (2023). Marketing Analytics Curriculum Integration: An Exploration of Resource Availability for Faculty. Journal of Marketing Education.
Nachtigal, J. & Stocz, M. (2022). The Kenai Rule in Four Acts: Comment & Analysis of Alaska v. Bernhardt. Alaska Law Review, 39, 347-368.
Stocz, M. & Nachtigal, J., (2022). The Dangers of Off Campus Physical Education Activities: A Closer Look at Proximate Cause. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 93(6), 69-70.
Nachtigal, J., & Barnes, J. (2019). Left out: Handedness and the Hall of Fame. The Baseball Research Journal, 48(2), 36–37.
Nachtigal, J., Kim, M.H., Lee, K., Seidler, T., and Stocz, M. (2016). Softball: Nothing Soft About It. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 87(9), 36-41.
Nachtigal, J. (2018). Laterality in the Power Five and Group of Five Conferences for Women’s College Softball.