Tom McGinnis
Tom  McGinnis

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 human resources, event management, equipment, facilities operations and is the sport administrator for the men's and women's hockey 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 WCHA Executive Committee. 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.


No. 3 Minnesota Falls to No.1 Nebraska in Five Sets

10/23/2016 - W. Volleyball

Minnesota fell in five sets to No. 1 Nebraska on Sunday afternoon. The Gophers won the first set 26-24, fell in the second and third 25-18, 26-24, tied the match in the fourth 25-22, but ...

Gophers Beat Rutgers 34-32 on Homecoming

10/22/2016 - Football

Emmit Carpenter kicked a 28 yard field goal with six seconds to play as Minnesota beat Rutgers, 34-32, on Homecoming at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers Win 2-1 Over Buckeyes

10/22/2016 - W. Ice Hockey

Minnesota earned the road sweep over Ohio State behind goals from Taylor Williamson and Sarah Potomak.

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