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 Rodney Stiles
Rodney Stiles

Assistant Athletics Director/Event Management


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Rodney Stiles is in his 21st season with the Athletics Association, his seventh as an Assistant Athletics Director for Event Management.

Stiles oversees the event management for all varsity events and selected non-university events. He supervises facility management at Commonwealth Stadium and serves as the game manager for all home football games and volleyball matches. His other duties include coordinating football parking and special events at the stadium and supervising all concessions.

Previously, as the Director of Administrative Services, Stiles supervises the maintenance, scheduling and operations of Memorial Coliseum. He also managed the student ticket distribution for all men's basketball and football games, coordinated football parking and oversaw transportation needs for all Olympic sports programs at UK.

A native of Campbellsville, Ky., Stiles was a walk-on kicker on the UK football team from 1978-81 while earning his bachelors' degree. He coached high school football in Owensboro, Ky., at Apollo High School from 1981-82. He returned to Kentucky in 1983-85 as a graduate assistant for Jerry Claiborne's staff, coaching the running backs and assisting with recruiting.