|Title:||Associate Athletic Director - External Operations|
In the spring of 2013, Christopher Lahey was named Associate Athletic Director at Saint Leo University. A graduate of St. Thomas University with a Master of Science in Sports Administration, Lahey oversees the external operations aspects of the Lions athletic programs. In his role with external relations, Lahey oversees and manages the Saint Leo development, marketing, special events, sponsorships and communications efforts.
Lahey joins the Saint Leo athletic department with years of experience in sport development, fundraising, licensing and has enjoyed tremendous success. Prior to his current role, Lahey was the Director of Strategic Partnerships at XOS Digital, where he evaluated business development opportunities within the realm of collegiate and professional sport.
No stranger to collegiate athletics, Lahey managed the University of South Florida Athletics multimedia rights through ESPN Regional Television where he was responsible for marketing, game management, hospitality in addition to his production and programming duties.
The Old Town, Maine native earned his undergraduate degree from Colby College in History and American Studies.
He resides in Tampa with his family.