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Matt Wildt -
Matt Wildt

Position:
Assoc. Athletic Director/Ticketing & Football Admin.

Degree:
M.A. in Sports Administration (Marshall)
B.A. in Sports Management and Marketing (Marshall)


Matt Wildt was hired in 2005 as Associate Athletics Director for Ticket Operations and Football Administration at UAB.

During his stint as a Blazer, Wildt has overseen the launch of an online ticket system for athletic events at UAB. This internet program empowers fans to purchase singles tickets, season tickets, season renewals, and group packages online, through the UAB branded website. The ticket system allows Blazer nation to have immediate access to all UAB athletic events. He also assists with the coordination of all team travel for the Blazers' football team.

Before arriving in Birmingham, Wildt spent the past eight years at the University of Wyoming. He joined the Wyoming ticket office staff as assistant manager in August 1997 and became ticket manager just three months later. In December of 2002, he was elevated to Assistant AD in charge of special events, while continuing to oversee the UW ticket office operation.

A native of Parkersburg, W.Va., Wildt earned his bachelor's degree in sports management and marketing from Marshall University in 1992. He earned his master's degree in sports administration and management from Marshall in 1996.

Before going to Wyoming, Wildt worked in the athletics department at Marshall for three years, serving as administrative assistant to the Director of Athletics and interim ticket manager during that time.

PERSONAL: Wildt is married to the former Pam Davis, who had been the head women's tennis coach at Wyoming for six years. They have one daughter, Paige (6).

 
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