Utah State Athletics Announces Staff Promotions
Utah State University Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Tuesday that nine members of the athletics department have been promoted, while two others will join the athletic department's senior staff.

Aug 20, 2013

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Tuesday that nine members of the athletics department have been promoted, while two others will join the athletic department's senior staff.

Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services Brian Evans, who is in his 14th year at Utah State, is being promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director, while Assistant Athletic Directors Jake Garlock and Doug Hoffman are both being promoted to Associate Athletics Directors for Compliance and Media Relations, respectively. Garlock is in his eighth year at USU and Hoffman is entering his 16th year overall with the department and eighth in his current role. With Garlock's promotion, he will join USU Athletics Executive Staff.

Head Athletic Trainer Mike Williams is also being promoted to an Associate Athletics Director as he is in his 15th year at USU, but first with his current position.

Athletic department staff members being promoted to Assistant Athletic Directors include Kara Fisher, Zach Fisher, Katie Hickman, Jimmy Moore and Jason Thomas.

Kara Fisher is in her sixth year with the department and will now serve as the Assistant Athletics Director for New Media after spending the previous five years as an Assistant Athletic Media Relations Director. Zach Fisher, who is in his eighth year at USU, will now serve as the Assistant Athletics Director for Communications after spending the past four years as an Associate Athletic Media Relations Director.

Hickman, who is in her fourth year at Utah State and third year as the Director of Ticketing Operations, will now serve as the Assistant Athletics Director for Ticketing and Customer Service. Moore, who spent three years as the Compliance Coordinator with the department, will now fill the position of Assistant Athletics Director for Special Projects. And Thomas, who is in his fifth year at USU as an Academic Advisor, will now serve as an Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Services.

With their promotions, Kara Fisher, Zach Fisher and Thomas will all join USU's Senior Staff, as will Amber Rae Childers and Michelle Oliver as Childers is an Academic Advisor and Life Skills Coordinator, and Oliver is a Compliance Coordinator.

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