Tom Mandato joined the UMBC staff in December of 2012 and is now serving as associate athletics director for internal operations.
Mr. Mandato’s duties will include the maintenance of all athletic facilities, including the Retriever Activities Center and Arena, the UMBC Stadium Complex, the UMBC Aquatic Complex, the tennis courts, and practice and recreation fields. He will coordinate the scheduling of these facilities, supervise event operations, equipment room and athletic grounds staff, building security, and will serve as the department liaison to UMBC Facilities Management and the campus scheduling office.
The Philadelphia, Pa. native previously worked at for eight years at Towson University. In June of 2011, he was named Director of Facilities & Event Management for the Tigers’ 19-sport program. He was responsible for the entire athletic facilities budget, facility scheduling for all varsity sports, and played a major role in recent facility enhancement projects, including the new Tiger Arena.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in sport and recreation management from Temple University in 2003 and was awarded a master’s degree in sport administration from Towson University and the University of Baltimore in 2010.