In his third year as an Associate Athletics Director for Development is Kevin Rice who joined the department in November, 2009. At USU, his primary responsibility is focusing on major gifts and specific fundraising projects for Aggie Athletics. He also plays a significant role in the Varsity Club, a national board of former Aggie athletes.
Before returning to his alma mater, Rice spent 17 years working at various executive management levels in both the private and corporate sectors of business. Most recently, Rice was the Regional Operations Director for Development for a multi-national corporation. As Regional Operator, Rice and his staff were recognized nationally for their sales, marketing and customer development/retention models by TRSA of America.
Rice received his undergraduate degree in international relations/business from Utah State in 1992, and in 2005 he finished his masters of business administration degree. Rice also played tight end on USU's football team from 1988-1992.
A native of Utah, Rice is married to the former Stacy Ann Shulsen, a Utah State graduate, and the couple have two sons, Austin (17) and Kade (11).