Sport Management Alumnus Chris Armstrong recognized as sport industries "5 to Watch"

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Sport Management Alumnus Chris Armstrong recognized as sport industries "5 to Watch"

Published on May 17 2013

 Since graduating with a Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM) at Brock University in 2005, Chris Armstrong has embodied a level of excellence worthy of a number of prestigious achievements.

As Senior Vice President at Wasserman Media Group, Armstrong has expanded the horizon of Wasserman’s global sports and entertainment accounts, while rightfully raising his own stake in the sport industry.

On May 16, 2013, Armstrong added to his list of achievements, being recognized as one of the “5 to Watch” presented by George Brown College and The Globe and Mail.

The award is voted on by a panel of leading sports marketers and influencers, to identify the next generation of sport industry leaders.

In 2009, Armstrong was the youngest person on the National Post’s list of Canada’s top 25 most influential people in Canadian golf. In 2010, Armstrong made the Globe and Mail’s Sports Power 50 list, and again in 2010 he was honoured as Brock University’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, and lastly, he was recognized at the Brock University Alumni Distinction awards in 2012.

Armstrong credits Brock’s entire sport management department in influencing him “in one way or another,” but especially professors Hilary Findlay and Craig Hyatt. “They both took a particular interest in my career pursuits,” he said. “And they’ve continued to be great supporters.”

Here is a complete list of the “5 to watch” awards.

Check out Armstrong’s video from the 2012 Alumni Distinction awards. 

Brock University, Sport, 5 to watch ward winner

Chris Armstrong
Brock Sport Management Alumnus
"5 to Watch" award recipient