Vic Cegles joined the Golden Gopher Fund in June 2013 as the Director of External Relations. In his role, Vic will oversee the sales and stewardship of Premium Seating for Gopher Athletics and assist in major gift fundraising.
Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, Vic held the position of Assistant Athletics Director for Development at Virginia Commonwealth University. Cegles was responsible for raising funds to support the school's athletic endeavors; the day-to-day operations of the Ram Athletic Fund, premium seating, and major gift fundraising.
A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Vic Cegles got his start in the ticket office at VCU and was named Assistant Director of Ticketing and Development in 2009. Prior to VCU, Cegles attended Rutgers University completing his degree in 2008. He majored in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport Management while also lettering and playing second base for the Scarlet Knights.
After graduation, Cegles signed a free agent contract with the Washington Nationals and played a summer for the Gulf Coast Nationals. Cegles received his master's degree from VCU's Center for Sport Leadership in the summer of 2013.
Raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Vic grew up around intercollegiate athletics as his father, Vic Cegles, has been an athletic administrator for nearly thirty years. Currently his father is the Director of Athletics at Long Beach State University, while his brother Casey is the Director of the Old Dominion Athletic Fund.
Top Ten 2015-16: Clutch Moments
7/22/2016 - General Release
Everybody loves Top 10 lists, so Gopher Sports is making 10 of them this summer! Re-live 10 different "Top 10" countdown lists from the 2015-16 Gopher Sports season.
Wright Places 11th at World Juniors
7/23/2016 - W. Track
Shanique Wright represented Jamaica in the triple jump at the IAAF World U20 Championships this weekend.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
7/22/2016 - Football
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.