Jeff Konya, Athletics Director

 

Kenneth 'Ziggy' Siegfried, Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Relations

Kenneth “Ziggy” Siegfried was named the Senior Associate Athletics Director for CSU Bakersfield in March of 2012. In this role, he oversees all aspects of development/fundraising, provides sport oversight for men’s and women’s golf, and oversee the Athletics Department in the absence of the Director of Athletics.

Siegfried arrived in Bakersfield from the University of Memphis where he had spent the previous eight years. During his time at the University of Memphis he held various positions including serving on the Senior Staff in the Athletics Department and most recently serving as the Senior Director of Development for the Fogelman College of Business & Economics.

 email: ksiegfried@csub.edu

  
 
Marcus Brown, Associate Athletic Director for Compliance 
 
  
 
Brown comes to CSUB from Pepperdine University where he served in a similar role for the Waves overseeing both NCAA and West Coast
Conference compliance  issues since 2003.
 
   At CSUB, Brown is responsible for the development, implementation,  and  maintenance of strategies related to compliance with NCAA, as well as student- athlete eligibility, and financial aid while serving as a liaison between the NCAA and the athletic department. He also supervises the sport of water polo at CSUB.  Brown holds both a Bachelor of Arts and Law Degree from Pepperdine.

  email: mbrown59@csub.edu

 

  Cindy Goodmon, Associate Athletic Director, Senior Women's  Administrator

 

Cindy Goodmon was named senior women's administrator in the Summer of 2011. With her new responsibilities Goodmon overseas Title IX issues as related to Roadrunner Athletics and is the primary administrator for CSUB's 11 women's teams.

Goodmon also directly  supervises the sports of volleyball, softball and men's and women's swimming and is involved in the facilities and finance operations of the department. A member of the NCAA Committee for Recruiting and Staffing Issues.

Dena Freeman-Patton, Associate Athletics Director for Academics

 
 
Dena Freeman-Patton is the program’s first Associate Athletics Director for Academics overseeing the academic advising and other academic programs geared towards student-athletes at CSUB.
 
Freeman-Patton came to Bakersfield from Georgia State where she spent  five years as associate athletics director for academic support for all student-athletes while also serving as the academic advisor for the Georgia State football program.
 
Before her stint at Georgia State, Freeman-Patton was associate director of academic support and career development at Maryland from 2005 to 2007, and served as academic coordinator for the football program at NC State from 2002 to 2005.

email: dfreeman6@csub.edu

 

 

  Karen Langston, Associate Athletic Director for Advancement

                                                                 

 Langston oversees CSUB's fundraising efforts including the Roadrunner  Scholarship Fund and the various sports-specific funds inside CSUB  Athletics.

Langston, who has previously handled many areas of  Roadrunner Athletics including game day promotion and marketing will  now spearhead the department's efforts in fund raising and major gifts.  She also supervises the sport of wrestling .

 

Keith Ford, Assistant Athletic Director Internal Operations

Keith Ford came to CSU Bakersfield after successful Associate Athletic Director stints at the University of Akron, Texas-San Antonio and ticketing positions in professional organizations like the Florida Marlins, Buffalo Bison and Fresno Grizzlies.
 
Ford is responsible for overseeing ticket sales at Roadrunner events, presale and group tickets along with ensuring a positive experience at Roadrunner Athletics facilities.

email: kford@csub.edu

 

  Mark Mayes, Associate Athletic Director for Special Events

 Mark Mayes handles all special events and hospitality coordination for  some of the largest events every year for CSUB Athletics including the Spring BBQs, ROWDYs,  Roadrunner Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament and more.

Mayes is also the sport supervisor for baseball and plays a significant role for field operations at Hardt Field.

email: mmayes@csub.edu

 

 Corey Costelloe, Director of New Media and Broadcasting

 

Corey Costelloe joined the Roadrunner Athletics staff in the spring of 2011  after working closely with the University externally as a local media  member for eight years.

Costelloe's duties include interactive and new media, video and audio production as well as play-by-play for CSUB men's basketball and baseball on the Roadrunner Radio Network and host of the athletic department's television show 'Roadrunner Rundown'. Corey also handles much of the external media relations for the Roadrunners.

 email: ccostelloe1@csub.edu

 

  Matt Turk, Sports Information Director

 Matt Turk handles sports information the majority of CSUB's 19 teams  and serves as the primary contact for women's basketball, baseball,  wrestling and swimming and diving.

A sports information veteran with stops at Simpson College and Marshall, Turk has helped CSUB  become more efficient in the area of Athletic Communications and provides valuable information to the large media market that cover Roadrunner Athletics.

 email: sid@csub.edu