Katie O’Brien is in her 13th season on the LSU Golf staff and her third on the Swimming & Diving team where she serves as the Director of Operations for both programs.
Before joining LSU Athletics, O’Brien worked in Athletics Media Relations at UAB and UNM. O’Brien served as the secondary contact for UAB football and the primary contact for women’s basketball, track/field & cross country. At UNM, O’Brien served as the primary contact for men’s soccer and women’s swimming and diving and also assisted as the secondary contact for baseball and women’s basketball. Prior to stops at UAB and UNM, O’Brien served as a Studio Production Assistant at ESPN in Bristol, CT.
As a Baton Rouge native and LSU alumna, O’Brien works closely with the coaching staffs to ensure all areas of the program run efficiently. She oversees all day-to-day aspects of the programs, which includes providing support to oversee the budgets, assisting with compliance measures and coordinating team and recruiting travel. She assists with team equipment and facilitates, alumni measures and associated outreach efforts. O’Brien serves as the primary liaison for the program’s booster clubs, the Chip-In Club and the Tiger Stripes Aquatic Fund.
She currently resides in Baton Rouge.