Assistant Professor

Ryan Snelgrove

Contact information

Office: B.C. Matthews Hall (BMH) 2206

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 34723





Research interests

My research focuses on organizational and social development in sport and leisure. Specific areas of concentration include: (1) organizational change, (2) social change, and (3) social innovation and impact. This work has been primarily conducted in the contexts of youth sport, events, and non-profit organizations. 

Graduate supervision and student opportunities

I am currently accepting applications from graduate students with related research interests:

  • Youth sport
  • Sport development
  • Social innovation
  • Organizational change
  • Organizational theory

Graduate studies application details

Teaching interests

  • Sport and recreation management
  • Organizational theory
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Statistics


  • REC 213: Principles of High Performance Organizations in Recreation and Sport
  • REC 218: Social Entrepreneurship for Change
  • REC 662: Foundations for Quantitative Inquiry


BBA (Laurier)

MHK (Windsor)

PhD (Waterloo)

Selected publications

See Google Scholar for full list of publications.

University of Waterloo