Mark LaBarbera
Director of Athletics
Kris Sanders
Administrative Assistant for Athletics
Erik Weiler
Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations
Sarah Pruess
Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator
Rin Seibert
Director of Recreational Sports/Associate Director of Athletics
Candy Jessen
Assistant Director of Athletics for Business Services
Elizabeth Conard
Assistant Director of Athletics for Academic Support and Student Services
David Kay
General Manager - Valpo Athletics Sponsorships
Matt Ward
Compliance Coordinator
Jake Sale
Assistant Director of the Crusader Fund
Erica Fedornock
Athletic Ticket Operations Manager
Lexi Nichols
Assistant Director of Marketing for Athletics
Robbie Crimmins
Director of Event Operations
Ron Blatz
Broadcast & Streaming Manager
Renee' Turpa
Group Sales Ticket Coordinator
Merel Nelson
Operations Coordinator
Lissa Yogan
Faculty Athletics Representative
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Robbie Crimmins

Robbie Crimmins

Director of Event Operations

Phone (219) 464-6125

Robbie Crimmins joined Valpo Athletics in November 2018 as the Director of Event Operations. In his role, Crimmins is responsible for helping oversee the department’s event management and facility operations.

A native of Tower Lakes, Ill., Crimmins graduated from Valpo in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management with minors in business administration and communications.

Crimmins has worked in Major League Baseball as a member of the game and event setup crew for the Chicago Cubs. He has also worked at Hawthorn Woods Country Club as an assistant to the golf professionals.

During his four undergraduate years, Crimmins served as a men’s basketball manager. He was the head manager for head coach Matt Lottich’s staff during the 2017-18 season. In his role as a manager, Crimmins handled management of basketball equipment for practices and games, oversaw video operations, provided assistance to coaches and players, helped organize team travel and coordinated with other schools on their visits for games hosted by Valpo.

From 2016-2018, Crimmins served as a member of Valpo’s facility and operations crew, working alongside the facilities manager for all Valpo athletic facilities. In addition, he was a building supervisor and intramural official during that time. His long list of involvements during college also includes Kinesiology Club, Intramural Advisory Council, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Valparaiso Park District Assistant Youth Sports Coordinator and Lake Barrington Shores Golf Course.