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Todd Knisley

Visiting Committee Member


Biographical Sketch

Todd Knisley was named general manager of Mountaineer Sports Marketing from IMG in June 2015 after spending two years as associate general manager. Knisley oversees all sales and operations for the property while managing a daily staff of seven.
 
Prior to West Virginia, he spent one year as a senior account executive for Marshall IMG Sports Marketing in 2013 and three years as an account executive for TCU IMG Sports Marketing until 2012.
 
From 2008 to 2010, Knisley was assistant director of sports marketing at Oklahoma where he coordinated the sports marketing efforts for volleyball, wrestling and softball, while assisting with football and men’s basketball.
 
He also oversaw the Sooner Nation Student Loyalty Rewards Program during his three-year stint in Norman.
 
Knisley’s professional career began in 2007 as a marketing and partnerships intern with the Minnesota Vikings.
 
He received a bachelor’s degree in sport management from West Virginia University in 2007, graduating magna cum laude, and earned his master’s degree in sport management in 2008.
 
Since 2014, Knisley has taught a graduate class in sports sponsorships and sales management as an adjunct professor in the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CPASS).
 
A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Knisley and his wife Kelsey reside in Morgantown.