Noah Henderson

Title/s:  Instructor

Office #:  Schreiber 713

Phone: 312.915.7752

Email: nhenderson@luc.edu


Noah Henderson is a clinical instructor in sport management at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business. His expertise revolves around the intersection of law, economics, and social consequences regarding college athletics, Name, Image, and Likeness, and sports gambling.

Outside the classroom, Henderson writes for Sports Illustrated and Fan Nation and advises brands, schools, and collectives on NIL best practices.

Before teaching, Henderson was part of a team that amended Illinois NIL legislation and managed NIL collectives at the nation’s most prominent athletic institutions. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor of Economics from Saint Joseph’s University, where he was a four-year letter winner on the golf team.

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  • JD, College of Law, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • BA, Economics, Saint Joseph's University

Research Interests

  • Name, Image, and Likeness
  • Sports Gambling
  • Economics of Sports Broadcasts

Courses Taught

  • SPRT 130: The Business of Sports
  • SPRT 320: Social Aspects of Sport Management
  • SPRT 345: Globalization of Sport Industry
  • SPRT 375: Sport Media
  • SPRT 380: Legal Aspects in Sport Management

Selected Publications

Henderson, Noah. “It’s Time for the Regulation of Sports Gambling Promotions.” Sports Business Journal, 9 Oct. 2023 https://www.sportsbusinessjournal.com/Articles/2023/10/09/oped-09-henderson

Henderson, Noah. “Student-athletes need an updated Uniform Athlete Agents Act” Sports Illustrated, Fan Nation, 19 Nov. 2023 https://www.si.com/fannation/name-image-likeness/news/student-athletes-need-a-nil-updated-uniform-athlete-agents-act-noah9

Henderson, Noah. “NIL Collectives Generate Mid-Major Hoops Success” Sports Illustrated, Fan Nation, 12 Dec. 2023 https://www.si.com/fannation/name-image-likeness/news/nil-collectives-generate-mid-major-hoops-success-noah9