|Position:||Associate AD, Administration|
*Arizona State alum (B.S. Broadcasting 1986, Masters in Mass Communication, 1992)*
Kennedy joined Sun Devil Athletics full-time in May 1988 as an Athletic Equipment and Facilities Supervisor after five years as a student and graduate assistant in the department.
In his career at Sun Devil Athletics he has been a senior program coordinator, manager, Assistant Athletic Director and in 2002 was promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Administration.
In his current role, Kennedy works closely with student-athletes and students in general. Kennedy is the staff advisor of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and works with the student-athlete code of conduct and drug testing programs.
Since 2010, Kennedy has overseen Sun Devil Athletics’ student initiatives, and works with campus and SDA staff to improve student attendance at athletic events and affinity through athletics to the University. During that time ASU has the largest number of student season ticket holders in the Pac -12 and student attendance has increased 39 percent in Football and 110 percent in Men’s Basketball, with the seven largest student crowds in Football and nine of the top-ten largest student crowds in Men’s Basketball occurring. As part of these duties, Kennedy oversees the 942 Crew, the student group that supports Men’s Basketball.
Kennedy also manages Sun Devils Serve, Sun Devil Athletics Community Service program. In 2012-13 Sun Devil student-athletes and staff logged 4,515 hours and served 215,782 community members.
Kennedy’s other duties include student-athlete on-campus housing, teaching a student-athlete orientation course and overseeing the Information Technology and Videography departments.
In addition to his service to Sun Devil Athletics, Kennedy is a member of the Tempe Staff Council and the Tempe Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. He has received ASU’s Award of Merit for outstanding service to the University.
Kennedy and his wife Monika have three children: Trey, Aly and Andrew. Trey is currently enrolled in ASU’s Barrett, the Honors College.