ON10: Joey Mitchell, USF Game Day Operations

In this episode of Ops Nation, we’re talking to Joey Mitchell, Director of Events at the University of South Florida. After listening to this interview, you’ll get a great idea of why his Twitter handle fits perfectly — @JoeyGameDay.

In this episode Joey talks about going to school at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, getting his start in athletic administration at the College of Saint Rose (NCAA D2), moving to the University of Central Florida (UCF), heading west on I-4 to his current home at South Florida (USF), his typical work week, what a week looks like leading up to a home football game, where he stations himself during home football and basketball games, dealing with weather (especially lightning!), and what fires him up about coming into work every day.

Joey’s recommended apps:

Joey’s Tip of the Day:

  • Face to face meetings are very important. There are many benefits, both in productivity and relationship building.

Follow Joey Mitchell on Twitter.
Follow USF Athletics on Twitter.
Email Joey Mitchell.
Joey’s cell number: 616.405.3319

photo credit: Joey Mitchell

Intro Music: Surf Shimmy Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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