Dr. Noemi Zaharia

Clinical Assistant Professor, Kinesiology


301 Sparkman Drive
Wilson Hall
Room 329H
Huntsville, AL 35899
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A two-time Olympian, silver and bronze Olympic medalist swimmer, who brings an innovative, dynamic and collaborative approach to teaching, inspiring the new generation of sports management professionals and leaders.

Curriculum Vitae


  • EdD., Sports Management, Specialization in Sports Leadership, United States Sports Academy, 2020
  • MS., Master of Science, Florida International University, 2007
  • BA., Baccalaureate of Arts, Education, Florida Atlantic University, 1995


  • World Olympians Association- since 2006
  • North American Society of Sports Management- since 2021
  • Phi Kappa Phi- since 2021

Recent Publications

  • Zaharia, N (2021). The impact of athletic achievement on leadership traits of Olympic athletes: A cross gender, age, and cultural study. DIAGORAS, International Journal of Olympic Studies.

    Zaharia, N. & Zaharia, V. (2020). Case Study: "Government Reform in the Romanian Olympic Committee." Governance in Sports: Analysis and Application- Human Kinetics. ISBN1492589470.