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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Alumni

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/hp/sm/alumni.html

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Sport Management Alumni Association has many notable alumni located throughout the sport industry. Check out our Featured Alumni page to learn more about our alumni and see below a partial list of careers and organizations you can find our alumni working in:

  • Luther Hippe-Director of Operations, Minnesota Vikings
  • Joe Wagstaffe-Coordinator of Operations, U.S.A. Olympic Training Center
  • Lori Runksmeier-Director of Athletics, New England College
  • JT Hoffman-Payroll Manager/Sr. Accountant, Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Jim Bathey-Sr. Director of Ticket Sales, Milwaukee Brewers
  • Dave Johnson-Sports Information Director, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • Chad Waller-Director of Sports Information & Media Services, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Todd Pfingsten-Director of Campus Recreation, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Paul Allan-Assistant Athletic Director & Director of Athletic Communications, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Monika Brintlinger-Sales Director for New England Region, Daktronics Inc.
  • Linda Poncin-Assistant Sports Information Director, University of Colorado
  • Tom West-Assistant Director of Public Relations, Minnesota Vikings
  • Shane Drahota-Director of Athletics Compliance and Student Services, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Matt Tyree-WCHA League Referee
  • Adrian Chapman-Member Service Specialist, Career Athletes
  • Chris Rotty-Director of Intramurals at Embry-Riddle Areonautical University, Prescott, Arizona
  • Maria Gochenour-Youth sports marketing coordinator at Cambria
  • Cameron Koopman-Director of Partnerships and Markeitng-Stockton Heat
  • Jeremy Heitkamp-Apparel salesman for Innovative Graphics in St. Louis Park
  • John Eckstein-Director of Athletic Marketing and Events at Northern State University
  • Alex Jenson-DVSport account executive
  • Zak Armstrong– Facility Operations Coordinator at TCF Bank Stadium
  • Zach Erdmann– Intermural Coordinator at Grand Canyon University
  • Zach McGown- Account executive, Membership Services at Washington Nationals
  • Spencer Arvold– Manager of Ice Sports Program at National Sports Center
  • Katie Reed-Group Sales Manager Seattle Storm
  • Katie Esselman-Account executive, Minnesota Wild
  • Jason Krueger– Facility manager at Willmore Center at Ripon College
  • Savannah Young– Assistant General Manager – Expedition League
  • Mackenzie Skay– Sport Specialists with the Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Jeremy Christoffels– Assistant Commissioner for Compliance at the Norther Sun Intercollegiate Athletics Conference
  • Laura Shearer-Senior Marketing Analyst for Life Time Fitness
  • Greg Weis-Assistant Athletic Director for Development and Revenue Generation at MSU
  • Tony Scherber–MSU Assistant Athletic Director Sport Operations
  • Erick Dalbey-Store Manager at Push Pedal Pull
  • Ben Nelson-Marketing and Facilities Coordinator for Campus Recreation MSU
  • Taylor Vanoosbree–Business Intelligence Manager at Minnesota United FC
  • Chris Kaufman–Coordinator of Ticket Operations and Sales at the University of South Dakota
  • Matt Wright-General Manager of Jackrabbit Sports Properties, a Learfield property, at South Dakota State University
  • Kendall Hughson-Account executive Season Ticket Services at Minnesota United FC
  • Nikki Coller-Store and Merchandising Manager at the Vikings Team Store at USBank Stadium
  • Nathan Christensen-Assistant AD for Development at University of Northern Iowa
  • Sara Hewitt-Special Events Coordinator, MN Soybean Growers Association
  • Brandon Grengs-Group Sales Account Executive, San Jose Sharks
  • Shaun Wegner-Assistant Baseball Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Patrick Nelson-Senior Leadership Development Consultant
  • Stephanie Stassen- Account Executive, Client Consulting & Services, GMR Marketing
  • Curt Van Asten-Events Manager - Mankato Brewery
  • Bryce Wilkerson-Field Sales and Marketing Rep - Techtronic Industries
  • Dax Larson-Director of Athletic Media Relations at Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Matt Reger–National Events Manager - USA Triathlon
  • Michelle Beck–Marketing Manager for the Hancock Group
  • Kyle Bradt–Media Development Specialist for the Olmsted County Sherriff’s Office
  • Matt Steingraber-Aquatics, Youth & Family Director at the YMCA of the Northwoods
  • Luke Groth-Assistant AD for Football Operations - University at Buffalo
  • Tony Tomason-Business teacher and head boys basketball coach at Dunlap High School
  • Natalie Spicer-Athletics Department Event Supervisor Chanhassen High School
  • Brandy Bongers-Human Resources Director, Push Pedal Pull
  • Riley Courtright-General Manager of Omaha Sports Properties, Learfield, at the University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Jamison Bisch-Defensive Coordinator, Midland University
  • David Hedges-Weightlifting Teacher/Assistant Football Coach at Niceville High School, FL.
  • Clay Hemphill-Athletic & Activities Director at Cudahy High School in Cudahy, WI.
  • Jenna Zanter-Marketing Consultant
  • Jared Hensch-Group Experience Manager, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx
  • Taylor Morrow-Team Sales, WinCraft Inc (A leading manufacturer of licensed sports merchandise)
  • Alex Woodhull-National Sales Manager at NoSweat (Minnesota based start up that produces disposable sweat absorbing liners for hats, helmets and hard hats)
  • Kevin Klug-Owner, Klug Fitness
  • Kendall Hughson-Account Executive, Season Ticket Services-Minnesota United FC
  • Zak Armstrong-TCF Bank Stadium Facility Operations Coordinator-UM Athletics