Mike Morrison joined the SHU community on September 11, 2017 as the Director of Athletic Development. In this role, he will focus on creating and nurturing giving opportunities for athletic capital projects and raise funds to support the operations of Sacred Heart’s Division I athletic program.
Morrison comes to SHU after 11 years as a member of the Athletic Development team at the University of Connecticut, serving as the Senior Director of Major Gifts since January 2014. During his tenure at UConn, he directed capital projects for baseball, men’s and women’s soccer and softball.
A 2000 graduate of UConn, Morrison began his professional career as an Athletic Development Graduate Assistant at UConn in January 2000. Following his graduation with a Master’s in Education in May 2002, he did a yearlong internship with the Athletic Development staff at Boston College. Following that, Morrison joined became the Assistant Director of the Lobo Club at the University of New Mexico before being named the Assistant Director of Athletics for Development at Rhode Island College in October 2004. He returned to UConn in July 2006 as the Associate Director of Athletic Development and served the University in a variety of roles over 11 years.