Patty Corker started at KU Athletics in November 2011 and serves as an Administrative Assistant in the Williams Education Fund. Her main responsibilities are administrative support for the Williams Education Fund staff, expense reports for the department, and maintaining football and basketball premium seating files – contracts, invoicing, inventory.
Prior to joining the KU staff, Corker spent 11 years as administrative assistant to the Athletics Director at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and 2 years as administrative assistant to the Director of Student-Athlete Reinstatement at the NCAA in Overland Park, Kansas.
Born in Overland Park, Corker attended Pittsburg State University and Johnson County Community College.
Corker and her husband John have 4 daughters – Maggie, Sadie, Cassie and Lacy, and 8 grandchildren. Corker enjoys all things family, watching her grandchildren play every sport imaginable, happy hours / dinner with friends, and working in her yard.