Josh Joregensen is the new Coordinator of Athletic Operations at SFA.
Jan. 17, 2012
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Stephen F. Austin Director of Athletics Robert Hill announced the hiring of Josh Jorgensen on Tuesday as SFA's new Coordinator of Athletic Operations.
Jorgensen will serve as event coordinator for all athletic facilities while also assisting with marketing and promotional activities.
"We couldn't be happier with finding a guy like Josh to join our staff," Hill said. "He has more experience than we were expecting to find, and high marks from many people that we know and respect at McNeese State. He will be a great addition to our staff and I am excited to see what he will be able to do in the future at SFA."
Jorgensen comes to SFA from McNeese State after nearly two years in Lake Charles. There, his daily responsibilities included the overseeing of facility management of all athletic facilities and coordination of all game management operations for all Cowboy and Cowgirl home contests.
Jorgensen was also responsible for the supervision of all game day staff and facility was the liaison to the McNeese State Facilities and Plant operations staff.
"I'm extremely grateful for SFA for giving me this opportunity to join the staff," Jorgensen said. "Coming from McNeese State, I have been been impressed with the way SFA has conducted itself and now I am excited to be a part of it. I am also very thankful to McNeese State for the opportunity that it presented me and am happy that I will still be able to see those people on a regular basis in the Southland Conference."
Prior to joining McNeese State, Jorgensen was the Director of Stadium Operations for the Lincoln Saltdogs of American Association, an independent baseball league, where he oversaw all athletic and special events and the maintenance of the stadium. He also managed the stadium operations budget, while assisting in player personnel duties.
In addition, Jorgensen also was the Director of Ticketing for the Saltdogs for one season, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the ticket office.
He was promoted to that position after one year as the Saltdogs' Assistant Director of Stadium Operations following a year stint as Director of Ticketing at Northwestern State University.
Jorgensen graduated from Nebraska-Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in sport management in 2003, and recently received his master's degree in sport administration in 2011.
He and his wife Angela have been married for since May of 2009 and welcomed their first son, Duke, in July of 2011.