Seth Breitenstein has been named Director of Athletic Development at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. Xavier is a Division I school and a member of the

Big East Conference.


Breitenstein is a 2008 graduate of Appalachian State University, where he was a member of three NCAA Football Championship Series (FCS) National Championship teams, and a graduate of Watauga High School in 2004.


He moved into his current position in early November. Breitenstein, who earned his master's degrees in business administration and sports administration from Ohio University, spent a little more than a year at Loyola University in Chicago, IL., where he was an assistant AD for Athletic Development.


Breitenstein has also worked at Ohio University, where he spent two years managing sales and renewals for 1,400 premium football seats, coordinated The Experience, OU's VIP football event for top-tier donors, coordinated donor visits and managed courtside seating for basketball, among other duties.


Before his time at Ohio, Breitenstein worked in the marketing and operations departments for the Triple A Durham Bulls and also served a short stint in the development office for the Nashville Sports Council and Music City Bowl, Inc., where he assisted in sponsorship acquisition for the Music City Bowl and also played a critical role in securing the winning bid for the NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four for the city of Nashville.


Breitenstein is a native of Valle Crucis, N.C., and his younger brother, Eric, was an two-time All-State Player at WHS, and an All-America football player at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.


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