Koetter Retains Wynn As Director Of Football Operations

Dec. 12, 2000

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State head football coach Dirk Koetter announced Tuesday that he will retain George Wynn from Bruce Snyder's staff as Director of Football Operations.

Wynn, in his second year at Arizona State as director of football operations, will continue his duties of assisting head coach Dirk Koetter with public and community relations, team travel and coordination of the Sun Devil football camps. Wynn will also assist with all day-to-day operations of the ASU football program.

Wynn gained experience in this area of athletic administration as Regional Marketing Director for the Harlem Globetrotters from March, 1996-June, 1999. Based in Phoenix, Wynn coordinated and managed the Globetrotters' daily schedule and itinerary as well as developing relationships with business partners in 30 regional markets.

He also developed and implemented a public relations campaign within his region, and oversaw the team's summer camps and clinics.

Prior to his work the Globetrotters, Wynn served as Compliance Service Intern at the NCAA from 1995-96. While at Overland Park, Kansas, he assisted with the administration of required forms and distribution resource materials to NCAA institutions.

In addition to working towards his master's degree in sports management at the University of Georgia in 1994 and 1995, Wynn worked as a graduate assistant in the athletic department's academic services and football recruiting offices.

Wynn received his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Georgia in 1992, where he was a three-year starter at cornerback for the Bulldogs from 1989-91. He was a team captain his senior year and earned SEC All-Academic Team honors for his diligence in the classroom.

Wynn then took his game to the professional level, where he started at cornerback for the Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan RoughRiders in 1992 before deciding to pursue a career in sports administration.

He is married to the former Leesha Hadley and the couple has one son, Royce.

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