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Kim Koehn

Kim  Koehn

Associate Athletics Director/Development

Kim Koehn was named the Associate Athletics Director for Development in the fall of 2011 and begins her sixteenth year with the athletic department. She served in various roles in the athletic development and marketing office, as well as the director of operations for the Owls' nationally ranked baseball program.

In her current post, Koehn oversees the athletic development office and serves as the executive director of the Owl Club, the annual fund charged to raise $2 million in athletic scholarship support. Koehn assisted in the rebranding and restructuring of the Owl Club, the development of the Owl Club annual report, and the recruitment of the Owl Club Board of Directors.

In July 2008, Koehn was named the Assistant Athletic Director of Team Giving and Special Gifts, serving as the liaison to the R Association, other alumni groups, and athletic advisory groups in creating opportunities to re-connect with the sixteen varsity sports. Koehn was the primary contact for the varsity teams in realizing their fund-raising and friend-raising potential.

As the Director of Baseball Operations from 2002-2008, Koehn was responsible for the off-the-field operation of the baseball office. She coordinated team and recruiting travel in addition to assisting with the logistics of on-campus recruiting. Koehn served as the liaison for visiting teams, campus affairs, and the conference office. She managed the fundraising efforts for the RBI Club, and ran the Annual Longball Classic golf tournament. Koehn coordinated the program's four trips to the College World Series, including all postseason activities and requests when Rice baseball won the NCAA National Championship in 2003.

Prior to joining the baseball program, Koehn served as the assistant director of marketing for two years. She coordinated corporate sponsorship attainment, game operations and promotions for all sports, and was the primary contact for marketing of Rice's women's sports. As an undergraduate at Rice, the San Antonio native spent three years as the student intern in athletic marketing. She also served summers working with the 1998 Final Four, the 2004 Final Four bid committee and the 2007 Pan American Games bid committee for the San Antonio Sports Foundation.

Koehn is a 2000 graduate of Rice with a B.A. in sports management, and an associate at Brown College. She married Corey Koehn in October, 2006. The couple has one boy, Brady, who was born on New Year's Day 2009.



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