Assistant Teaching Professor of Management & Tourism Studies, George Washington University

Mark Hyman is teaching assistant professor of management at the George Washington University School of Business. He is regarded as a national expert on the business of youth sport and the culture of highly competitive youth sports in America. His published books include: Concussions and Our Kids: America’s Leading Expert on How to Protect Young Athletes and Keep Sports Safe (with Dr. Robert Cantu) (2012); The Most Expensive Game in Town: The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today’s Families (2012); and Until It Hurts: America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids (2009). A frequent public speaker, he has also written for BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and Time.com and appeared on panels for the Associated Press Sports Editors, the American Press Institute, the Sports Lawyers Association, and the National Alliance for Youth Sports. Mark is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland School of Law. Mark and his wife, Cecilia Brennecke, live in Baltimore and have two adult children, Ben and Eli. Mark’s current sports passion is running; he has reached 20 in his quest to complete a marathon in every state.

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    Assistant Teaching Professor of Management & Tourism Studies, George Washington University