Travis Leyndyke joined the Owl’s staff in October of 2016 as the Assistant Athletics Director of Ticket Operations and Service.
Leyndyke joins Rice after spending the six previous years at the University of Florida. During his tenure with the Gators, he oversaw all ticketing operations for men’s basketball including a complete reseating of the 11,000 seat Exactech Arena. Leyndyke also oversaw all ticketing operations for women’s gymnastics, football student ticketing and created and managed a season ticket retention department.
He has also managed ticket allotments for the Final Four, SEC Football Championship, NCAA Gymnastics Championships, and numerous bowl games and other post season events.
Prior to his time with Florida he worked for the University of Washington and Central Michigan University in their ticket offices.
A 2009 graduate of Central Michigan University, Travis earned a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management.
Travis and his wife, Alayna, live in Houston.