Mark LaBarbera
Director of Athletics
Kris Sanders
Administrative Assistant for Athletics
Kim Smith
Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator
John Kuka
Associate Director of Athletics
Dr. Shannon Yates
Associate Director of Athletics for Event Management
Erik Weiler
Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities
Anne VanKeppel
Associate Director of Athletics for Corporate Partnerships
Rin Seibert
Director of Recreational Sports/Associate Director of Athletics
Candy Jessen
Assistant Director of Athletics for Business Services
Melissa Van Dygriff
Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services
Lexi Nichols
Assistant Director of Marketing for Athletics
Ron Blatz
Broadcast & Streaming Manager
Erica Fedornock
Athletic Ticket Operations Manager
Ben Boggs
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Renee' Turpa
Group Sales Ticket Coordinator
Matt Ward
Compliance Coordinator
Merel Nelson
Operations Coordinator
Lissa Yogan
Faculty Athletics Representative
Full List
Jenny Garrett

Jenny Garrett

Associate Director of Marketing for Athletics

Phone (219) 464-6114

Jennifer Garrett joined the Valpo Athletics Department in September 2011 as the Assistant Director of Marketing.

In her role, Garrett oversees gameday atmosphere and operations, ticketing, the ValparaiZone and Crusader mascot. Some of Garrett's contributions include a overhaul of the ValparaiZone, which finished in the Top 10 in the 2013 Naismith Student Section of the Year competition, and her ticketing strategy which has led to a growth in ticket revenue and a continuous increase in season ticket sales.

Prior to her days at Valparaiso, Garrett was an intern with Ole Miss Rebel Sports Marketing for three years. On Rebel football gamedays she worked for ESPN. Garrett oversaw the marketing and promotions for all other Ole Miss sports gamedays.

Garrett earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from University of Mississippi in 2011 and her M.S. in Sports Media at Valparaiso University.

Garrett currently resides in Valparaiso.