Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities and Operations Michael Pritchett
- Updated 7/1/2010 -
Michael Pritchett joined the William and Mary Athletics Department in 2007 and brought with him a diverse and experienced background to the College. As the Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities and Operations, Pritchett serves William and Mary in a variety of areas, including overseeing the set up and operations of athletic events as well as helping with fund raising and maintenance and improvement of facilities.
Pritchett came to William and Mary after serving as the Director of Athletic Facilities and Game Operations, as well the Assistant Director of Marketing and Promotion at Idaho State University. As Director of Facilities and Operations, he scheduled a majority of athletic events for Idaho State as well as coordinated and supervised the set up and operations of all athletic events.
As Assistant Director for Marketing and Promotion, Pritchett helped increase athletic attendance at football and women's basketball games, as well as tripling the corporate sponsorship revenue in six months.
A graduate of Idaho State University, Pritchett earned a B.S. in Physical Education in 2002 with a minor in World History. In August of 2003, he earned his Masters in Athletic Administration also from Idaho State.
From 1983 to 1992 Pritchett served in the United States Marine Corps in the 3rd Battalion, stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he supervised all marine training operations within his platoon level all the while attending Leadership Training School.
Pritchett is also very active in service and volunteer work; he has been a Special Olympics Volunteer since 1998 and Relay for Life volunteer since 2005. He has also worked in support of the ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’ and has coordinated fund raising efforts for the Gate City Youth Soccer League.