GSW athletics partners with Collegiate Sports Management Group

Published 9:19 pm Monday, May 14, 2018

By Staff Reports


AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University athletic department has announced a multi-year agreement with New York-based Collegiate Sports Management Group (CSMG). According to GSW athletic officials, CSMG will be the GSW athletic department’s exclusive source for sponsorship, marketing and content distribution. The partnership will generate revenue for GSW while CSMG monetizes asset categories that include digital and social media, hospitality, signage and on-site activation.

“We are excited to partner with CSMG as our department and brand continues to grow across multiple platforms, including content, media and marketing,” GSW Athletic Director Mike Leeder said. “We look forward to our partnership with CSMG and know the relationship will be beneficial to our athletic department, student-athletes, alumni and fans.”

According to Dan Girard, Manager for Media Services and Brand Partnerships for CSMG, bringing GSW into the CSMG family is exciting as they continue to expand across the Southeast region. “This relationship will add significant assets within our Division II portfolio,” Girard said. “We look forward to helping Georgia Southwestern State increase exposure and revenue.”

According to information on the company’s website:, CSMG is a “College Properties Group” that drives the business performance of collegiate athletic conferences and schools, providing them with a successful growth strategy, and generating revenue to support their athletic departments and initiatives. Collegiate Sports Management Group specializes in Rights/Revenue Generation, Content Creation and Distribution, Media Rights strategy and Negotiation, and Sponsorship Sales and Licensing.