Therese VanderPutten -  - Kansas Jayhawks

Therese VanderPutten

TITLE Assistant Director of Facilities and Events


Therese is one of the newest member of the Facilities/Events team. She oversees event management for volleyball, softball, tennis, outdoor track & field, and cross country. She manages facility operations for the Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena and assists in all other day-to-day operations of the office. Therese also assists in the event planning for football and men’s basketball and acts as a secondary for keys and access for the department.

Therese joined Kansas Athletics in 2019 as a graduate assistant and became part of the full-time staff early 2021. Prior to her arrival at Kansas, Therese worked as a Facilities Support & Concessions Coordinator at Hummer Sports Park of Topeka, Kansas and an Operations Specialist at MLS’s Sporting KC for three years. Therese earned her master’s degree from Kansas in 2021, bachelor’s degree from Wichita State in 2017, and associate’s degree from Dodge City Community college (where she was a part of the softball and cheerleading team) in 2015, all in Sports Management.