Assistant Director of Marketing
James Slagle's role in the Marketing department includes developing and executing marketing
initiatives for the Football, Women's Basketball, Baseball, and Men's Gymnastics teams. He also serves
as the Athletic Marketing liaison to on-campus departments, and assists with other events such as
Homecoming, Welcome Week, and Goldy's Run.
Prior to arriving in the Twin Cities in February 2012, Slagle worked and studied at the University of
Southern California (USC). He earned his Master's Degree in Education from USC in 2012 and spent
several years working in their Student-athlete Academic Services and Athletic Marketing departments.
Slagle is a native of Chicago, IL. and also has a bachelor's degree in Communication and Management
from Saint John's University (Minnesota). Slagle is a member of the National Association of Collegiate
Marketing Administrators (NACMA) and serves as an adjunct professor of Sports Marketing at Concordia
University in Saint Paul.