Dave Haskin joined the LSU Athletic Department in August of 2018 as the Assistant AD for Marketing. Haskin manages the Athletic Marketing efforts in all 21 sports for LSU Athletics and oversees the Marketing staff and Spirit Squads at LSU.
Haskin came to LSU from Drake University, where he worked five years as the Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs. While at Drake, he oversaw athletic communications, creative services, equipment, facilities, marketing, and ticket sales. He was also responsible for all designs, branding and installation of facility graphics and led a $2.5 million project to upgrade video board and audio equipment at Drake Stadium.
Prior to Drake he worked at the University of Oklahoma, first as Assistant Director of Marketing (2004-06) and then as Director of Marketing (2006-13). At Oklahoma, he developed marketing and ticket sales strategies for football and men’s and women’s basketball, while directing all game day presentation elements for those sports.
The member of the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) graduated from St. Olaf College in 2001 with a degree in history. He also received a master’s degree in sport administration from UW-La Crosse in 2004.
He and his wife, April are the parents of a son, Sam and daughter, Emily.