Boone to Join Staff as Assistant AD for Business Operations

July 17, 2012

Boone_Josh.ad015.jpgCORAL GABLES, Fla. — The University of Miami has announced the official hiring of Joshua Boone to the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations.

Boone, who spent the previous nine years working for the University of North Carolina, was promoted to Associate Director of Business Operations with the Tar Heels in November 2011. In his time in Chapel Hill, Boone supervised the day-to-day operations of a $72 million operating budget, served as the department liaison with accounting, development, disbursement, facility services and outside travel vendors, and also assisted in the athletic department’s annual budget preparations. He began his time in the Tar Heels’ Business Office as an accounting technician in December 2002.

“I am excited to join the Hurricane family,” Boone said. “This is a dream job at a prestigious institution with a proud athletic history.  I am excited about Shawn Eichorst’s vision for Miami Athletics, and am eager to get to work.”

Prior to working at UNC, Boone worked for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association from September 1999 to 2002. While at the NCHSAA, Boone designed, edited and published various publications, developed and maintained the organization’s official website, and coordinated statewide media relations. 

“We are excited to have Josh join the University in the Athletic Business Office,” said Deputy Athletic Director Tony Hernandez. “Josh brings a wealth of experience and will be a great addition.  He is very highly thought of among his peers and has many strong connections in the Atlantic Coast Conference. 

Boone received his bachelor of science in Athletic Training from Elon University in 1995 before earning his master’s degree in Athletic Administration from East Carolina (1998) and his M.B.A from Elon in 2004. He has been an active member with the College Athletic Business Management Association since 2009, serving on the membership, publicity and program committees.