Associate Athletic Director/External Affairs
Matt Wells joined the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in December 2002 and is currently serving as Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs.
In his current role, Wells oversees the WVU Sports Marketing and Mountaineer Ticket Office staffs as well as manages the relationship between the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and IMG College. Additionally, Wells is responsible for the Department’s retained sponsorship agreements and its apparel contract. Wells also serves as the sport administrator for baseball.
Prior to becoming an Associate Athletic Director, Wells spent two years as the Assistant AD for Marketing and Sales, six years as WVU's sports marketing director and four years as WVU's assistant sports marketing director following a two-year stint as a ticketing assistant at the University of Tennessee.
A Lake City, Tenn., native, Wells also worked in Tennessee's athletic marketing office as a graduate assistant from 1999-2000 and as a student assistant from 1997-99.
Wells holds two degrees from the University of Tennessee, a bachelor's degree in education (1999) and a master's degree in sport management (2000).
Wells is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators.
Wells and his wife, Lainie, reside in Morgantown with their son, Alex, and daughter Corbin.