J.T. Bruett was named Director of the McNamara Academic Center in July 2015 after he served as Director of Compliance the previous eight years.
He previously served as an Assistant and Associate Director of Compliance at Minnesota since November 2001. Prior to working at the U of M, J.T. was an Assistant Baseball Coach at the University of Illinois at Chicago for four years and had a brief stint in the compliance office.
J.T. is a former baseball student-athlete at the University of Minnesota and was drafted in the 11thby the Minnesota Twins in 1988. He was a professional baseball player for eight years, playing in the Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals organizations. J.T. made his major league debut with Twins in June 1992 and spent part of the 1993 season with the major league team as well.
He completed his undergraduate degree from the U of M in 1993 and Master's degree in Sport Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001.
Gopher Road Trip Kicks Off
5/22/2017 - General Release
The first leg of the Gopher Road Trip kicked off on Monday at TCF Bank Stadium with stops in Winona and Rochester on Monday.
Zeimann Paces New Zealand in Win
5/22/2017 - W. Volleyball
Gopher volleyball freshman Alice Zeimann competed with New Zealand’s U23 team as they participated in the Asian Women’s U23 Championships.
Historic Season Comes To An End
5/21/2017 - Softball
The University of Minnesota Gophers topped La Tech 5-2 in extra innings this afternoon before losing 1-0 to Alabama to end their historic season.