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Dr Mikhail Batuev

Senior Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

255 Mikail BatuevHe spent 4 years with Krylia Sovetov Football Club becoming the Deputy Director and Secretary General of the club. After a spell with the football agency Etar London where he was focused on athlete representation and management, Mikhail was awarded a prestigious Chevening scholarship and completed the MBA Football Industries degree at the University of Liverpool, UK. As he researched the UEFA licensing frameworks as a part of this program, Mikhail had an internship with the UEFA. 

In addition to his football management background, Mikhail has also got a very substantial expertise in organisation and marketing of extreme/youth sports. He worked with Red Bull energy drink for more than 7 years and contributed to athlete marketing programs of this brand. From 2011 to 2015 Mikhail completed a research project on evolution of extreme sports. He graduated with the PhD in Sport Studies from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

Mikhail speaks English, Russian and German.

Campus Address

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Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • International Governance of Action Sports: An Organisational Legitimacy Perspective, Batuev, M., Robinson, L. Mar 2019, Research Handbook on Sport Governance, Edward Elgar
  • Organizational evolution and the Olympic Games: the case of sport climbing, Batuev, M., Robinson, L. 27 Feb 2018, In: Sport in Society
  • What influences organisational evolution of modern sport: the case of skateboarding, Batuev, M., Robinson, L. Sep 2018, In: Sports, Business and Management
  • How skateboarding made it to the Olympics: an institutional perspective, Batuev, M., Robinson, L. 28 Sep 2017, In: International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing


  • Management MBA June 17 2016
  • Sports Studies PhD June 17 2016
  • Financial Management BSc (Hons) June 15 2001

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