Tom McGinnis
Tom  McGinnis

Position:
Senior Associate Athletics Director


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Tom McGinnis is the Senior Associate Athletics Director for the University of Minnesota Department of Athletics. He joined Gopher Athletics in 2011 and serves as a member of the department's senior management team. McGinnis oversees event management, equipment, information technology, business operations and is the sport administrator for the men's and women's hockey, soccer and wrestling programs.

Prior to his position at Minnesota, McGinnis spent 14 years at The Ohio State University. McGinnis served as the Buckeyes' senior associate athletics director for administration, overseeing human resources, information technology, ice rink and equipment. McGinnis began his career at Ohio State in event management in 1997 serving as the director of event management from 2001-2004.

McGinnis is a current member of the NCAA Men's Hockey Committee and serves on the board of College Hockey, Inc., Sports Minneapolis and the Minnesota Sports Corporation, the governing body for the Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee for the 2018 Final Four. McGinnis received his bachelor degree in sport management from Indiana University in 1997. He went on to earn a master's degree from The Ohio State University in 1999. McGinnis and his wife, Heather, have two sons, Brandon and Tyler.

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