Professor Craig Esherick came to Mason from NYU where he taught in their Master’s Sports Management program for two years. Previously Professor Esherick served as the vice president for Athletic Relations for CBS College Sports TV Network and still serves as a color commentator for college basketball games. Professor Esherick was a basketball coach for 25 years after graduating from Georgetown University with a J.D. and undergraduate finance degree. Craig is married with two children and the author of five textbooks, numerous chapters, and articles on various topics in the sports industry. Professor Esherick has eight years of experience as a sport diplomat for the US Department of State, including part of the management team of the Sport Visitors Program.