Charlotte Athletics BIO
John George
Player Profile:
John George 796044
Position: Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Operations
Hometown: Ridgeley, W.V.
Alma Mater: West Virginia
Graduating Year: 1998
John, referred by many as "JG," has spent his entire professional career with the 49ers since joining the University in 1999 as a ticket office intern and advancing to the current position of Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Operations, which was announced in 2004. He oversees the department's ticketing staff, as well as coordinating the ticket operations of the 49ers seven ticketed sports of men's & women's soccer, volleyball, men's & women's basketball, baseball and soon to be football. He also works closely with the athletic foundation and athletic marketing offices to fulfill donor related benefits and sponsor needs, respectively. Additionally, John handles ticketing duties for the various hosted Atlantic 10 Conference and NCAA post-season championships including the past NCAA Division I NCAA Men's Basketball Championship events held in Charlotte in 2008 & 2011.

John is a native of West Virginia and proudly holds three degrees from West Virginia University which include a Master of Science in Sport Management (1999), a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration on Marketing (1998) and a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management (1998). While in school at WVU, John worked in the sports communications (media relations) office.

John is single and currently resides in Charlotte and enjoys visiting family and friends in West Virginia and Maryland. John also serves as a volunteer for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity whose national headquarters are in Charlotte. He enjoys being a spectator to area sporting events as well as patronizing local sports restaurants to watch a big game with friends.

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