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Chris Radford

Player Profile

Position:
Assistant Athletic Director - Ticket Operations

Experience:
Fourth Year

Education:
BA: Richmond '06
MA: East Carolina '07

Chris Radford is in his fourth year within the Ohio University Athletic Department, serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Operations.

In his current capacity, Radford oversees all ticketing operations in the athletics department, including Ohio's six ticketed sports (football, men's and women's basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball). He also manages a yearly budget of $200,000 and a two person staff and 20 part time workers.

During his tenure at Ohio, Radford has raised $25,000 in donations through ticket sales toward the Bobcat Club for Ohio's Football game at Ohio State in 2010. Under Radford's watch, Ohio increased football season ticket sales from 20 percent and men's basketball season ticket sales 24 percent from 2009 to 2012.

Successfully ran ticket and donor seating operations for the following:
-2009 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
-2010 New Orleans Bowl
-2011 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
-2010 NCAA tournament (win over Georgetown)
-2012 NCAA Sweet 16 (wins over Michigan and South Florida)
-Hosted MAC conference championships for field hockey, swimming and wrestling

Prior to his arrival in Athens, Radford spent two years as the Director of Ticket Operations at UNC Wilmington from 2007-09. During his two years at UNC Wilmington, Radford oversaw all ticketing related operations within the athletics department which included five ticketed sports (men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, baseball).

Radford earned his Master's degree from East Carolina in 2007, while serving as a graduate assistant. During his time as a graduate assistant, Radford worked in ticket sales for football, basketball, and baseball.

The North Carolina native also played college football for four years at the University of Richmond, graduating in the spring of 2006 from the Robins School of Business.