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Colleen CoomesColleen Coomes graduated from WKU with a B.A. Corporate & Organizational Communication in 2018 and a M.S. Recreation & Sport Administration with a certificate in Facility & Event Management in 2020. She started her career in the events & entertainment industry in 2021 & began working full-time with the Tennessee Titans & Nissan Stadium in October of 2021, where she is now the Coordinator, Booking & Events.

Joseph DonaldsonJoseph Donaldson is an Event Manager for the Nashville Sports Council and TransPerfect Music City Bowl. Initially starting as a Marketing and Communications Intern with the NSC/MCB, he was then hired on nearly two years later full-time as an Event Coordinator and has gradually moved up to his current position as an Event Manager. He oversees a multitude of event logistics (such as hospitality, transportation, volunteers, etc.) for various sporting events around the city, including the SEC Basketball Tournament, St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series, Big Machine Music City Grand Prix, TransPerfect Music City Bowl, and more.

Joseph was born and raised in Nashville, TN but is a proud 2x graduate of WKU and worked in athletics during his tenure in Bowling Green. He is die-hard sports fan supporting his local teams in Nashville and still makes it up to Bowling Green to support the Tops

Candice DouglasCandice joined the WKU staff as Assistant Director of Facilities in July of 2013 from the University of Missouri where she worked for 4 years beginning as a Facility Coordinator and working her way up to Interim Assistant Director of Facilities. She began her campus recreation career in 2002 at Austin Peay State University where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Administration and Master of Science degree in Health & Human Performance with an emphasis on Public and Community Health. She is a member of the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) and has been on the Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders (ERSL) conference committee for the past 3 years. In her spare time she enjoys playing and watching sports of all kinds, spending time with family and of course shopping!

Cam LevisCameron Levis considers himself a true “Park and Rec Kid”, being the third generation of park and recreation professionals in his family, following in the footsteps of his mother and grandfather. He is the Recreation Division Manager for the City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, and recently published his first children’s book titled Home is Where Your Park Is dedicated to his late grandfather, Dr. Alton Little. Cameron was named in 2021 to the Inaugural “30 Under 30” List by the National Recreation and Park Association as one of the top young park and recreation professionals in the entire United States and Canada. He is a Certified Park and Recreation Executive through NRPA, one of only two in the state of Kentucky. He strives every day to ensure all people in the community he serves are able to live, learn, and play together through parks, recreation, and sport. Originally from Louisville, KY, he now calls Bowling Green, KY home, where he lives with his wife Kaitlyn.

Adam NuseAdam Nuse enters his third season with the Titans in 2022, and his first as Senior Vice President, Business Operations. He originally joined the franchise in 2021, as the Vice President of Business Operations. Nuse leads the team's Stadium Operations, Facilities, Events, Fan Experience and IT functions. Prior to joining the Titans in 2021, Nuse spent five seasons as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of the Nashville Sounds, overseeing all day-to-day operations related to the organization. Under his leadership, the Sounds broke attendance records and were regularly recognized by industry publications as leaders in operational excellence and fan experience. Most recently, in 2019 Baseball America awarded the Sounds with its prestigious Freitas Award in recognition of the club's community involvement, long-term business success and consistent operational excellence. Nuse currently serves on the Nashville Sports Council Board of Directors and the Nashville Sports Authority's Women's Professional Sports Committee. He also serves on the board of directors for Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee and the Bowling Green East Little League. The Texas native holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Oklahoma, a master's degree in sports administration from Wichita State University, and a doctorate in organizational leadership from Western Kentucky University. He enjoys spending his time with his wife Sarah, and three children Lucy, Lola, and Hank.

Tadd started his career in the sporting goods industry with American Athletic in 2004 as the National Team Sales Manager in Jefferson, Iowa.  Shortly after joining American Athletic the company was acquired by Russell Athletic which also owned Spalding Sports. Following the acquisition, the American Athletic basketball and volleyball divisions were rebranded and placed under Spalding Sports. In 2009 Russell and Spalding staff were relocated to Bowling Green, Kentucky under the ownership of Fruit of the Loom.

Tadd ReillyTadd is currently responsible for managing the Spalding international business including regional offices in Japan, China, Hong Kong and Australia. Spalding products can be found worldwide in more than 75 countries through distribution and license partners. Over the last 19 years Tadd has led discussions with the NBA, NCAA, NFHS, USA Volleyball,  Euroleague, FIBA, International Leagues and Federations for marketing Rights and official Product status. Some recent collaborations include Warner Brothers, Overtime, Slam, Kobe Bryant Foundation, Red Bull, Stranger Things, Tiffany & Co., and Crayola.    

Tadd graduated from Iowa State University in 2003 with a B.S. in Exercise Sport Science with an emphasis in Sport Management.  Tadd’s family includes his wife Amanda and two children Teagan (6), Truett (4).


Zach is currently the Facilities Coordinator at NCM Motorsports Park, which is a 3.2 mile professional road course located in Bowling Green, KY. Zach oversees all facilities and maintenance work for the racetrack and the overall 195-acre facility. He also manages the preparation of the facility for all track, paddock, and karting events. In addition to his role, he serves as a lead car driver and High Performance Driving Instructor.

Since graduating from WKU in 2020, Zach has also served as the Instant Replay Technician for WKU's football, volleyball, and women's basketball teams. Along with some work for the SEC at Vanderbilt University.

Zach transferred to WKU in 2019 and received his bachelor's degree in Sport Management in 2020. In his free time, he likes to spend in on the track or golf course trying to post low times and low scores.

Collin StoeckerCollin Stoecker joined WKU Athletes in 2022 overseeing the Hilltopper CLIMB Program which facilitates career development, leadership training, community engagement and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for all 350 Western Kentucky Student-Athletes and 16 Athletic Teams.  Collin also currently oversees day-to-day operations of Western Kentucky Athletics NIL Programs, NIL Education and the management of WKU Athletics Partnership with INFLCR and the NIL Store. 

Collin is a 2019 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a minor in Sociology. He was inducted into Notre Dame’s Monogram Club as a Baseball Student-Athlete in 2019.  During his time at Notre Dame, he was awarded the Community Champion Award by Notre Dame Athletics, The ACC Top Six for Service Award from the Atlantic Coast Conference for his commitment to the South Bend Community, and the David Appel Award by the University of Notre Dame’s marketing department for significant community service at Notre Dame and the greater Michiana area.  Following his graduation from Notre Dame Collin became the program coordinator of student-athlete development at Notre Dame working with all 26 teams specifically on their community service efforts.  In this role Collin created new community commitments for Notre Dame Athletics, averaging over 7,000 hours of community service per year in his three years and in 2021 raising over $60,000 to create a food pantry in the local children’s hospital for pediatric cancer patients families who were food insecure.

Collin graduated from the University of Louisville in the spring of 2022 with his Masters in Sport Administration.

Kyle WolzKyle joined the Hot Rods in February of 2014 as an intern. Once the season concluded, Kyle was promoted to Account Executive then to Box Office Manager where he oversee the day to day operation of the Hot Rods Ticket office, while focusing on group sales. Promoted to the role as the Director of Sales in 2017, Kyle lead the Hot Rods sales team, the selling of season tickets, mini plans and planning of large company and group outings. Prior to the 2021 season, Kyle assumed the role of Assistant General Manager, focusing on not only ticket sales, but corporate sponsorships. In January 2023, Kyle was elevated to General Manager where he continues to focus on the day to day operations of the ticket department, sponsorships and the overall day to day operations of the Hot Rods front office and minor league baseball operations. Kyle, a native from Louisville, Kentucky, holds a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Western Kentucky University. In his free time, Kyle serves as the president of the Stuff the Bus Foundation of Southern Kentucky, a 501-C3 Non-profit that collects school supplies and monetary donations all year long to help “level the playing field” in the local school system. Aside from work and community involvement, you can find him on the golf course working on his golf game. His favorite sports teams are the Louisville Cardinals, WKU Hilltoppers, and Tennessee Titans.




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