April 3, 2009
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss athletics department has hired Kirstin Brown Rayborn as its Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions.
We're excited to have Kirstin join the Southern Miss family," said Southern Miss Director of Athletics Richard Giannini. "She is a very creative person, and with her Minor League background, she will be able to bring a lot of new and different ideas."
Rayborn comes to Southern Miss after spending the last five years overseas, where her husband was a professional baseball player with the SK Wyverns of the Korean Baseball Organization.
The Pensacola, Fla., native was the Director of Marketing for the Mobile BayBears from 2001-04. While with Mobile, she was named the Southern League "Rawlings' Women Executive of the Year" in 2003. She was also having been nominated for the National Minor League Baseball "Rawlings Women Executive of the Year."
She is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where she was a four-year letterwinner on the women's track and cross-country squad.
Rayborn, and husband Kenny, have two children, Grace and Abby.