Smurthwaite Promoted To Director of Development at Utah State

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Friday, Utah State assistant vice president and deputy athletics director for external affairs Coleman Barnes announced the promotion of KC Smurthwaite to the director of development for Aggies Unlimited.Prior to his promotion, Smurthwaite spent the two previous years as a major gifts officer. In his new role, Smurthwaite will oversee the day-to-day operations of the athletics’ development office.This includes annual giving, stewardship and special events while also serving on the External Leadership Team.Prior to this position at Utah State, Smurthwaite spent two seasons as an assistant with the USU softball team.He worked directly with the outfielders while also assisting with recruiting.He came to Utah State in 2014 and served as the softball team’s manager and assistant in the athletics’ compliance office.As a team manager, Smurthwaite helped by throwing batting practice, helping to organize team travel, assisting in day-to-day duties and working with the infielders and slappers.The Meridian, Idaho native has also served as an assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator at USU-Eastern Utah of Price.He originally signed with the Eagles as a baseball player. However, injuries cut his playing career short and he began to fill a variety of athletic administrative roles at USU-Eastern.He is a 2013 graduate of Southern Utah University in 2013, earning a bachelor’s in communication studies and later earned a master’s degree from Utah State in physical and sport education in 2015. Brad James Tags: Aggies Unlimited/Coleman Barnes/KC Smurthwaite/Southern Utah University/USU-Eastern Utah Baseball/Utah State Softball Written by July 20, 2018 /Sports News – Local Smurthwaite Promoted To Director of Development at Utah Statelast_img

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