Biographical Sketch: Adem Kaya currently works as Assistant Professor in Physical Education Department at State University of New York at Cortland, New York. His research interests include immigrant youth development and coaching through sports, and sports management. Prior to teaching at a higher education, he worked in Public Schools and handled different responsibilities including athletic director, health and physical education teacher, and head wrestling and soccer coach for several years. Before working in public schools, he worked at a Fortune 500 company as a sports event marketing manager, which entailed organizing many sports and marketing events for NASCAR and for the NCAA, as well as working in sales and marking in different industries. Meanwhile, he established his youth wrestling program, where he shared his international experience and help youth develop wrestling skills. Prior to working in corporate business, he worked as an assistant wrestling coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania for several years. His duties included: athletic administration, development of practice instructions for the teams, and interacting with student-athletes on a day-to-day basis. Furthermore, he gained extensive knowledge in recruiting, planning, budgeting, and NCAA rules and regulation. Before beginning a coaching career in the United States, He served on the Turkish National wrestling team for several years and won several international recognitions. These included: winning a gold medal at the World Championship, winning a silver medal at the World Cup, and winning a silver medal at the University World Championship. He is actively involved in the Turkish-American community in The United States and serves as a volunteer to help new immigrants and refugees settle in the United States. Currently he reside in Syracuse, NY and, married and has two children.