Joel Larsen is the Live Production Operations Manager for Gopher Athletics at the University of Minnesota. His role involves all video board show staffing, sponsorship fulfillment, equipment and content management along with webcasting of athletic events. In addition to Gopher Athletic events, Joel and the staff in Gopher Digital Productions handle A/V and scoreboard needs for all uses of the Athletic facilities such as the Minnesota State High School league tournaments, many college and high school graduations, premium space rentals and in 2017 & 2018 are hosting the Minnesota United of Major League Soccer for their first two years in the MLS ranks.
Prior to joining the University of Minnesota staff, Joel was an administrator with St. Cloud State Athletics where he served in a similar role. He has also held positions with the Northwoods Baseball League, Canterbury Park and FOX Sports.
A native of Morris Minnesota, Larsen resides in the west metro with his wife and daughter.
Game 7: Illinois at Minnesota
10/16/2017 - Football
Minnesota hosts Illinois at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The game can be watched on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.
Gulstene Embraces Challenges of College Game
10/16/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Freshman goaltender Alex Gulstene is right at home in Maroon & Gold with the Gophers.
Gopher Duo Receives Weekly B1G Accolades
10/16/2017 - W. Volleyball
Alexis Hart and Samantha Seliger-Swenson received weekly Big Ten Conference awards, announced today by the conference office.