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Mike Magnusson

TITLE Senior Manager, Business Development


Mike Magnusson joined Jayhawk Sports Properties in 2018 as a Senior Manager – Business Development.  Magnusson’s main responsibilities are soliciting, cultivating, and stewarding corporate partnerships through Kansas Athletics events, broadcasts, and digital media.

Prior to returning to KU with Jayhawk Sports Properties, Magnusson was an Assistant Athletics Director for Development and Corporate Sponsorships at the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC).

Magnusson began his career in college athletics with the Kansas Athletics Williams Education Fund as a student assistant in 2007. In 2010 he was promoted to Marketing Coordinator and later was elevated to Assistant Director in 2013.

Magnusson earned both a bachelor’s degree in sport management in 2008 and a master’s degree in sport management in 2010 from the University of Kansas.

A Fort Dodge, Iowa native, Magnusson married his wife Ashley, a 2003 KU graduate, in 2013. Mike and Ashley have one son, James, 4, and twin daughters, Katherine, 1, and Anne, 1.

In his free time, Magnusson enjoys cooking, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.