Dr. Stavros Angelos Triantafyllidis


Dr. Stavros A. Triantafyllidis is the Director of the Sport Management programs and Assistant Professor at the Department of Health and Human Performance at The Citadel. He teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Stavros completed his Ph.D. in Sport Management with an emphasis on environmental sustainability and sport events from the University of Florida. He also holds a Master's of Science in Sport Administration and Education from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Aegean (Greece). 


His research focuses on sport for development and sustainability. Currently, he is actively involved in research projects with his students, where they investigate how sport can be an effective platform for sustainable development interventions at the personal, social and environmental levels.


Stavros is a former professional volleyball athlete and he has worked as a beach volleyball coach and he has been involved with community development projects such as sport camps and sport events for all the ages.


Recently, Stavros founded a platform (name: We are GETS - We are Guarding Earth through Sport) that educates people on how to engage actively in sport and physical activity and how to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. Stavro's vision is to inspire people to cultivate an active and sustainable living.


Note. You could refer to Stavro's CV on the PDF file below.