Lecturer; Associate Professor and Chairperson, Sport Management, Farmingdale State College
Sarbjit “Sab” Singh is a tenured Associate Professor in, and Chairperson of, the Sport Management Program at Farmingdale State College (NY). As one of the original two faculty members to help launch the program in 2010, Sab has been involved in every aspect of the department’s development and operation, in addition to teaching a robust course load. Now with over 215 students and 15 full-time and adjunct faculty, the undergraduate program prepares students with a foundation of the necessary knowledge and skills to be consistent contributors to the field of sport management and related areas.
Before his time at Farmingdale State, Sab spent 12 years as a management consultant, working with a diverse set of companies and organizations, from start-ups to Fortune 500 leaders. Sab’s work with these entities covered everything from formulating business strategies, developing operational and sponsorship partnerships, assembling Boards of Advisors and Directors, and capital-raising, amongst other efforts. Sab performed these tasks both while running his own firm and during his time with leading firms such as Growthink, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture.
Sab is a recognized thought leader in the sports business space, contributing regularly to Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal and offering expert commentary to writers covering the area. Sab also publishes the Sports Doing Good newsletter, a unique publication that highlights the “good” from the world of sports. In publication for more than nine years, the newsletter has been an important contributor to the growth of the efforts of sports and social change and sport for development.
Sab earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1992 and an MBA and JD from Emory University in 1998. He lives in Harlem with his wife and their dog, Peeko.
Sab teaches Foundations in Sports Management.