Assistant Professor, Bowie State University, Maryland, USA.
Adem Kaya is an assistant professor in the Sport Management Department at Bowie State University, Maryland, USA. Previously, he taught in the Physical Education Department at State University of New York at Cortland, NY. Prior to teaching higher education, he worked in public schools and handled different responsibilities including athletic director, health and physical education teacher, and head wrestling and soccer coach. His research interests include immigrant youth development, coaching through sports, and organizational leadership in sports industry. As he successfully built his educational and professional career in the United States, he established youth wrestling programs for youth to learn and advance their wrestling in the last 12 years. His research areas are youth leadership development through sport, especially in the immigrant and refugee community and organizational leadership in the sport industry. He is also highly interested in Traditional Sport and Games (TSG) at the international level in academic research and cultural and social activities.