Faculty and Staff

Timothy McBride

Name: Timothy McBride
Title: Assistant Professor and Sport Managementt Director

Office Location: St. Charles Borromeo 150-N
Email: tmcbride1@lewisu.edu
Phone (Office): 815-836-5217

Education & Certifications:

  • MBA – Finance, Loyola University Chicago
  • B.S. – Business Administration & Marketing, Loyola University Chicago


Tim McBride joined Lewis University as the Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Director of External Relations in November of 2018. In this position he oversees athletic fundraising, alumni outreach, marketing, and promotions for the Flyers athletic department.

Before coming to Lewis, McBride served as the Chief Marketing and Entertainment Officer for the Chicago Dogs Baseball team. He was responsible for the start-up and brand launch of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball expansion franchise which began play in Rosemont in May of 2018. McBride oversaw the day-to-day business operations and was responsible for the team's marketing and communications efforts.

Prior to joining the Chicago Dogs, McBride spent five years working as the Director of Marketing for the Chicago Automobile Trade Association where he secured and serviced corporate sponsorships for the nation’s largest consumer auto show. McBride established the Chicago Auto Show Premier Partners program developing multi-year six figure partnerships in several sponsorship categories. He is no stranger to college athletics having served as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Loyola University Chicago for over a decade. McBride assisted in guiding the Ramblers to Horizon League Conference Championships and NCAA Tournament appearances in 2006, 2008 and 2011.

McBride also served as the Director of Marketing and Promotions for the Ramblers from 2002 through 2004. He was responsible for on-campus and external marketing of Loyola’s thirteen NCAA Division I sports programs and he managed their corporate sponsor relationships.

McBride spent two seasons with the Denver Nuggets, 1993-95, and a season with the Colorado Avalanche, 1995-96, working as their Director of Game Operations. He then moved on to become the Director of Marketing for the Phoenix Coyotes from 1996-2002. McBride was a part of the inaugural seasons for the Avalanche in 95-96 and the Coyotes in 96-97.

Courses Taught:
  • Intro to Sport Management
  • Sport Promotion & Sales
  • Research in Sport Management
  • Sport Management Field Experience 1
  • Sport Management Field Experience 4
  • Sport Management Field Experience 5
  • Sport Management Pre-Internship Seminar
  • Sport Management Internship
  • Current Issues in Sport Managemen