Sandra Svoboda, EdD, MS, MA


Sandra Svoboda, EdD

Dr. Svoboda is one of the first online graduate Adjunct Professors, at CUC, starting when the program was first developed in 2009.  She is a professor in the Health & Human Performance Program, Sports Management Leadership Program, and the Masters of Business Administration in Sports Management Program.  She is also an active Dissertation Committee Member, thus far assisting 14 CUC students, who have successfully completed their Ed.D. and Ph.D. degrees.  In addition, Dr. Svoboda was a four-year scholarship student-athlete, playing basketball for the University of Michigan, and was the State of Ohio’s Administrator of the Year.  Dr. Svoboda typically teaches in the areas of ethical issues in health and human performance, sports leadership ethics, research in sports sciences, sports law, diversity in sports, economics of sports, sports finance, dynamics of coaching, and sports leadership.


EdD, Northcentral University
MS, Ohio University, MA Ohio State University
BGS, The University of Michigan


HHP 7090 – Ethical Issues in Health and Human Performance

Research Interests

Servant Leadership
Sports Leadership
Sports Management & Marketing


Svoboda, S. R. (2017) You should write that down: Over 50 hilarious happenings during a career in education. [E-reader version] Retrieved from

Svoboda, S. N. (2013, Winter). One principal’s journey: Choosing what matters. OAESA Principal Navigator, Columbus, OH. 8(2), 8-9.

Svoboda, S. N. (2009, Winter). Principals as servant leaders in the 21st Century. OAESA Principal Navigator, Columbus, OH. 4(1), 14-26.

Svoboda, S. N. (2008). A Correlational study of servant leadership and elementary principal job satisfaction in Ohio public school districts. Doctoral Dissertation, Northcentral University, AZ.  Dissertation Abstracts International 69 (4) 125 (UMI No. 3310169).

Svoboda, S. N. (1989). Knowledge of anorexia nervosa and bulimia as a function of sex, school level, and risk for the development of eating disorders. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Ohio University, OH.

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