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Derek Houtz
Derek  Houtz

Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Operations

Joined USM Staff
November 2008

Oversees all operations, sales and budget planning for the University's Central Ticket Office ... Manages a staff of two full-time employees, a graduate assistant and 15 part-time employees

Started at Southern Miss as an assistant ticket manager from 2008-10, when he was promoted to Ticket Manager ... Promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Operations in Dec. 2012 ... Served as a graduate assistant in the ticket office at Middle Tennessee (Jan.-Nov. 2008) ... Worked as an intern at UNC-Pembroke from Aug.-Dec. 2006

Native of Centre Hall, Pa. ... Graduate of Lock Haven University in sport administration ... Received a Master's Degree in sport management from Middle Tennessee in 2008 ... Played baseball while at Lock Haven from 2003-05

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