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James Young
James Young

Hometown:
Sumter, S.C.

Position:
Assistant Ticket Manager

Alma Mater:
South Carolina '01

James Young was named assistant athletic ticket manager in October 2010. He began his career in athletics as an intern in corporate sponsorship at Illinois and then as a graduate assistant in the ticket office. Young's primary responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of the box office and is the primary contact for men's and women's gymnastics and softball.

A native of Sumter, S.C., Young earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina in 2001 and his master's in sport management from Illinois in 2010. He and his wife, Kristen, have one child (JJ) and reside in Champaign.

Updated July 2014

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