Adrien Bouchet is the Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation Endowed Chair and Eminent Scholar of the DeVos Sport Business Management Program and Director of the The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES), which releases the widely publicized Racial and Gender Report Cards for professional, collegiate and amateur sports each year. Bouchet came to UCF from the University of Tulsa where he spent 12 years as the Warren Clinic Endowed Professor, Sport Business. He also served as the Department Chair, Management & Marketing; Associate Dean and Director. Operations & Graduate Programs; and Senior Associate Dean, Academics. From 2019 – 2022, he served as the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for the university.
He is a Fulbright Fellow (Portugal) and a Research Fellow, North American Society for Sport Management. In 2017, he served as a Visiting Associate Professor at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. In 2015, he received the MAYO Excellence in Research award from the University of Tulsa. That year, he was awarded the Best Paper Award, Strategy track at the Southern Management Association. He and a co-author were awarded a Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics grant to study the escalation in spending in NCAA athletics. Their conference paper was the basis of an article on ESPN.com
He has published articles in OMEGA: Journal of Management Science, Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, Journal of Service Marketing, Managerial Finance, Corporate Governance, and Journal of Consumer Behavior.
Prior to entering academia, he served as Manager, Marketing Partnerships for the Miami Dolphins (NFL), Senior Manager, Marketing Partnerships for the Miami Marlins (Major League Baseball); Senior Director, Team, League, & Venue Services for SFX/Clear Channel Entertainment (now LiveNation), and Associate General Manager, ISP/Learfield College Sports.
He was educated at Auburn University (BS), Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, Arizona State University (MS) and Texas A&M (PhD).