Masatoshi Sekine was born in 1984 in Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture.
He graduated from Chuo University Suginami High School, and from Chuo University’s Faculty of Policy Studies. He completed his master’s degree studies in the Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences program of the University of Tsukuba.
Before assuming his current position in April 2019, he served as a teaching assistant at the Kanagawa University Faculty of Human Sciences and as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Management, Sakushin Gakuin University. At the Chuo University Faculty of Commerce, he has taken charge of the Sports Business Program.
His areas of specialization include physical education & sports management and community sports theory. His current research themes are sustainable lifestyles in regional communities and the creation of infrastructure to support sports.