Wills named University at Buffalo deputy athletic director

Oct. 9, 2018

Nate Wills, a 2003 Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in sport management, was recently promoted to deputy athletic director and chief operating officer at the University at Buffalo.

Wills, who was previously UB's senior associate athletic director, will work closely with the daily operations of the UB Athletics Department's 16 varsity teams and $35-million budget, supervising several internal units including facility/event management and business/financial operations as well as serving as the administrator for the football program.

Prior to UB, Wills served in various athletics administrator roles at Old Dominion University and Fresno State University. After graduating from SRU, Wills earned a master's degree in sport administration and an MBA from Ohio State University.