Kent Hegenauer is in his fourth year as the Senior Internal Operations Director at Southern Miss where he is a member of the athletic department's executive leadership team. He joined the Southern Miss staff in 2008 as the Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations before being promoted to his current position in 2012.
Hegenauer serves as the department's chief internal operating officer and has direct oversight and provides leadership in the areas of budget management, policies and procedures, human resources, event management, facilities, and is the sports administrator for the baseball program. Kent served a two year term as the tournament manager for C-USA Baseball Conference Tournament that was hosted at Southern Miss in 2015 and 2016.
Prior to Southern Miss, he worked at the University of South Carolina, Texas Christian University, Michigan State and Tulane University.
Hegenauer is a 1996 graduate of Indiana University.