Our Team at the Center for Sports and Management

Team Assistance


Maria Dahl

Personal Assistant CSM

+49 (0)211 44709 741

Maria Dahl works as Personal Assistant at the Center for Sports and Management since 2017. She takes care of the everyday business process at the center and supports the team in research, teaching and events. After her apprenticeship as management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade, she worked as a team and management assistant at various companies and graduted avocational with a Bachelor in Business Administration at FOM. Recently, Maria worked at Handelsblatt. In her leisure time, you can find her with her son at the playground or suprising her friends with culinary delicacies. She also likes to swing her racket at the tennis court.

Project Management


Kerstin Carolin Forword

Project Manager CSM

+49 (0)211 44709 746

Kerstin Carolin Forword joined the Center of Sports Management in June 2016 as Project Manager. She has worked in People Services roles with McKinsey & Company and Booz&Co., both in Germany and England for more than ten years. Being a mother of two, she often spends her spare time on playgrounds or practicing Yoga and playing Tennis. Kerstin loves wake- and snowboarding and also tries to find some spare time to run and read.

PR & Content Management


Dennis-Julian Gottschlich

PR & Content Manager CSM

+49 (0)211 44709 749

Dennis-Julian Gottschlich has been part of the team at the Center for Sports and Management since 2016. He works as a content manager and PR coordinator, develops appropriate communication strategies and works out concepts to communicate research results and topics proactively to national and international quality media. Born and raised in the beautiful region “Sauerland” he studied sports journalism in Cologne. Alongside his work at CSM, he has been a freelance journalist for several years. Among other activities, he reports live for the club website and TV of Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund, is an editor at the DFL Digital Sports and writes for various local and national newspapers. Before coming to the CSM, Dennis-Julian also worked as editor in chief for a startup, which focusses on developing aspiring professional footballers, where he built the editorial office from the ground up. When he is not travelling the North American continent in his free time, you can commonly meet Dennis-Julian in the football stadiums of Germany and Europe, enjoying his passion for the Black ‘n Yellows.

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