Clint Wulfekotte joined the staff in May of 2011 as the Director for Athletics Development, Premium Seating and Major Gifts. Clint’s primary responsibilities focus on producing revenue via the donor-based seating and parking programs, enhancing customer service along with identifying major gift prospects. He strategically plans and implements measures designed to grow annual revenue to benefit the Department of Athletics.
Wulfekotte joined Rutgers following a 6 year career as the Associate Athletics Director for External Operations at Monmouth University. While at Monmouth, he played an integral role on a team that raised $57 million dollars for the construction of the Hawks Multipurpose Activity Center. Clint directed campaigns to raise funds for artificial field surfaces and new outdoor lighting systems for the Hawks Field Hockey and Soccer teams. He served as the Sport Supervisor for Monmouth’s nationally ranked Men’s Soccer team, women’s soccer along with the golf and tennis programs. He supervised several athletic departments including Marketing and Promotions as well as Sports Communications.
Prior to Monmouth, Clint was employed as the Director of Marketing and Sales at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., where he maintained and increased the existing portfolio of sponsors for the Army Athletic Association, while developing and implementing marketing ideas and initiatives in conjunction with the marketing, sales, broadcast and ticketing departments.
From 2000-2004, the Lakewood, N.J.-native worked as the Director of Production and Marketing Manager for the Lakewood BlueClaws, Single-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. An original member of the BlueClaws front office from its inception, Wulfekotte and staff earned the Larry MacPhail Trophy in 2002, awarded to the most outstanding marketing and promotional campaign in Minor League Baseball. In addition to marketing and promotional efforts, Wulfekotte supervised a game day staff, entertainment acts and special events.
Wulfekotte got his start in baseball as the Marketing and Promotions Assistant with the Atlanta Braves, which included developing and organizing special events revolving around the 2000 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, while in graduate school at Georgia State University.
A 1996 graduate of the University of Delaware, with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Fitness Management and Nutrition, he earned a master’s degree in Sports Administration/Marketing from GSU in 2000. Wulfekotte and his wife Andrea live in Holmdel.