Joe Cross
Joe Cross

Academic Counselor

Hometown: Carbondale, IL
Joined University of Illinois staff : 2003
Team Assignments/Responsibilities: Football.
Education: University of Illinois, B.S. Sport Management, 2001; Southern Illinois University, M.S. Sport Management, 2003.
Athletic/Professional Experience:
Basketball at University of Illinois, 1999-2001; Prior to returning to Illinois, worked for two years at SIU as an Academic Coordinator.
Best part of my job: Being involved in the maturation process for each student from recruitment to graduation.
Favorite Quote: "Winners are simply ex-losers who got mad. Winning doesn't start around you-it begins INSIDE you." - Mike Murdock
Currently resides in:
Urbana, IL
Family: Children, Lauryn, Christopher, and Hannah.

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