Sports and Special Events Incident Management
This course develops athletic department staffs, facility management personnel, campus public safety
personnel, emergency response supervisors, and others involved in sports/special event management
to better manage incidents that could occur during an event. The course provides participants the skills
necessary to effectively manage an incident by applying and implementing a multi-disciplinary management
team approach as described in the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The course has specific
emphasis on the unique aspects of response to an incident occurring during a sports/special event, including
considerations for business continuity and after action activities. The course concludes with a practical
application, role-play exercise that can be customized to the facility in which the course is delivered. It provides
specific emphasis on incident action planning and resource management processes.
Course Length: 16 hours
Course Timeline: Two days (16 hours)
Registration Information: For more information, contact: TEXAS ENGINEERING EXTENSION SERVICE, Jason Moats, Training Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301 Tarrow, College Station, Texas 77840-7896, 979.458.3537 or 877.438.8877(toll-free), www.teex.org/nerrtc; National Center for Spectator Sports Safet y an d Securit y (NCS4), Lauren M. Cranford, Project Manager, email@example.com, The University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive, #5193, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, 601-266-5758, http://www.ncs4.com/im
Prerequisite: In order to be prepared for this advanced level course all attendees must complete the National Incident Management System/incident command system training, ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (IS-200.b), or equivalent basic incident command system training prior to attending this course. Attendees are also encouraged, but not required, to have completed Sport Event Risk Management (AWR-167) or equivalent training/
Target Audience/Discipline: The target audience for this course will include stakeholders from: athletic departments; operators of large arenas/venues; campus public safety, campus emergency management, campus administration, campus environmental health and safety, campus physical plant / public works, and student life/affairs. public affairs; and sports information.
Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.
Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.
If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori Lemasters-McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.