With experience in marketing and alumni relations, connections
to Greek Life, and time spent as a team manager for collegiate
baseball and basketball teams, Bobby Long brings a wide variety of
skills and knowledge to his position as a Marketing and Promotions
Longs work with Leveda Birdwell, Director of Corporate Sales and Marketing, where he handles day-to-day marketing and promotions activities for most of Tech’s 14 teams.
A native of Chattanooga and a 2008 graduate of Boyd Buchanan High School, Long spent his first two collegiate years at Freed-Hardeman University where he served as team manager for the baseball team two years and the football team one year.
Upon his transfer to Tennessee Tech, he joined coach Mike Sutton’s program as manager for the Golden Eagle basketball team. He joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity where he became active in Greek Life, and in his senior year he worked in the Alumni Relations office. In the spring semester, he filled a student internship in Athletics Marketing, where he first worked with Birdwell.
Long graduated in May with a degree in interdisciplinary studies, and accepted his one-year internship in Marketing shortly after.
The son of Bob and Mary Long of Chattanooga, Bobby’s duties include coordinating in-game promotions, initiating new ideas to reach the Tech student-body, helping promote the basketball Hoop Troop, selling season tickets for both football and basketball, and actively engaging the community and campus to have fun and support Tennessee Tech Athletics. In addition, Bobby helps with game production and special events.