In his fifth year at Monmouth University, Jon Roos, the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs, is responsible for all athletics major gifts and revenue with oversight of the Communications, Development, Marketing, Corporate Sponsorship, Ticketing, Licensing and Online Sales teams. He also currently serves on the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships Committee.
Roos, before working at MU, spent five years at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida as the Director of Marketing and Corporate Relations, joined the Hawks' Athletics family in October 2011. Roos earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from Lynn in July 2008, where he graduated with Honors, Cum Laude, with a specialization in Sports Administration.
A four-year captain in basketball at the University of Tennessee-Martin, Roos ranks third all-time in steals, and seventh all-time in assists. Roos, who won an Indiana State Championship while in high school (Pike H.S.), graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in communications (broadcast journalism) in December 2003.
Roos is married to the former Andrea Collesidis, a dual-athlete who still holds the NCAA (all divisions) record in goals scored in women’s lacrosse and over 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in basketball. The couple has three daughters, Emily, Savannah and Darcy.