Richard Dempsey enters his eighth season with LSU Athletics and his third as its Assistant Director of Game/Event Management. In his current role, he serves as the event manager for LSU’s nationally prominent Baseball and Gymnastics programs as well as the visiting team liaison for LSU Football. Additionally, in his day-to-day role he oversees LSU Athletics’ partnership with Landmark Event Staffing Services and all Athletics’ guest services initiatives.
Having joined LSU Athletics professional staff in July of 2015 as its Coordinator of Game/Event Management, Dempsey oversaw operations for LSU Gymnastics, Women’s Basketball, Soccer and Beach Volleyball from 2015 to 2018. He spent the 2013-14 and 2014-15 athletic seasons as a member of LSU Athletics Game/Event Management staff as a post-graduate intern and graduate assistant, respectively.
The New Orleans native, Dempsey graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication/public relations. He was a four-year member of Loyola’s intercollegiate baseball program where he was a multiple time academic all-american. He obtained his master’s degree in kinesiology/sport management from LSU in 2015.
Dempsey resides in Baton Rouge.