The Chattanooga Mocs have added three new staff members. The trio have either already started or begin the first week of July.
Caleb Whitted joined the program as the director of the UTC Mocs Club. He comes from Ball State University where he was an athletic development doctoral assistant. His focus was working with the Cardinal Varsity Club beginning in August 2010.
Mr. Whitted assisted in all aspects of fundraising efforts that netted $1.8 million in the fiscal year 2011. He managed benefits for donors – including parking, game-day hospitality, event invitations and the Cardinal Insider – and coordinated the Cardinal Club Room for men’s basketball games. He led donor bus trip for football and men’s basketball and implemented new benefits and donation structure with the CVC board to provide a better donor experience.
Brent McMillian is the new assistant ticket ,anager. He takes Geoff Wilcox’s spot after Mr. Wilcox was promoted to ticket manager after Megan Parker’s winter departure. Mr. McMillian’s last post was as graduate assistant for event management at Old Dominion University where he attained his MBA this past spring. He also worked as promotions and merchandise manager/box office assistant for the Asheville Tourists under former Mocs Ticket Manager Brian DeWine who is now president of the Colorado Rockies’ Class A affiliate.
Tyler Brown moves into the position of athletics communications assistant. Mr. Brown is beginning his senior year this fall and made his impact on campus as editor of The Echo and serving as the “Voice of Lady Mocs” softball. He has been invaluable as a student worker in the athletics communications office during his three years at UTC, officials said.