Austin Snodgrass joined the Youngstown State Athletic Department as the Manager of Athletic Ticket Sales in January 2019.
Snodgrass came to YSU following four years in professional baseball. He was most recently the Ticket Sales Director for the Washington Wild Things, which is located in Washington, Pa., and plays in the Frontier League. He oversaw and managed all ticket sales for the club in that capacity, and he also had roles of Box Office Manager, Group Sales Director and Account Executive in his Wild Things career.
Snodgrass had two other previous stops in baseball before becoming a Penguin. He was a Ticket Account Executive for the State College Spikes of the New York-Penn League in 2016, and he served as the Director of Operations of the Butler BlueSox of the Prospect League from 2012-15.
Snodgrass graduated from West Virginia University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies with concentrations in sport and exercise psychology, communications, business administration and leadership. He served as a manager with the WVU Men’s Basketball team while in Morgantown and was part of the team’s support staff when it advanced to the Final Four in 2010.
Snodgrass is a native of Butler, Pa.