COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech athletics staff has welcomed four graduate assistants for the 2011-12 season. Don Hardcastle will work with the Golden Eagle volleyball team, Selena Roberts is part of the Marketing and Corporate Sales staff, Chuck Cushman is on the Sports Medicine staff and Amber Cockrill will assist in Compliance and Development.
Roberts, 22, has joined the Tennessee Tech Athletics staff as a
graduate assistant for marketing and corporate sales. A Cookeville
native, she is a 2007 graduate of Upperman High School in Baxter
where she was a cheerleader for the Bees for four years. In August,
2011, she received a degree from TTU in accounting, and is
currently enrolled in the MBA program working toward her master's
with a concentration in accounting.
She was active on campus as an undergraduate, including membership in the TTU Accounting Club and participant in intramural softball. She also worked as an undergraduate in marketing for athletics.
In her G.A. position, she will work for Director of Marketing and Corporate Sales Misty Pearson. Among her duties will be advertising sales, promotions and game production.
Cushman's primary sport will be football, and he will also work with the Golden Eagle cross country and both indoor and outdoor women's track & field teams.