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.
Eight Gophers Advance to NCAA Championship
5/28/2016 - W. Track
Minnesota's eight NCAA Championship qualifiers matches the most in program history.
4x400 Squad Qualifies for NCAA Championships
5/28/2016 - M. Track
The No. 16 University of Minnesota men's track & field program will send six competitors to the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships next month in Oregon.
Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55
5/26/2016 - Baseball
Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.