Mark Harris - a longtime supporter of WKU Athletics - is the Director of Equipment & Facility Operations and is in his fourth season with the WKU football program.
A member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association, his responsibilities include ordering and distributing all equipment and clothing gear, management of the locker room and overseeing a student staff that assists the program both on and off the field.
Harris was a longtime administrator on the Hill, beginning as a shipping clerk in WKU's Shipping and Receiving Department before working his way up to manager - he served in that position for five years before entering the sales profession. After beginning as a sales representative for Frito-Lay, Inc., in 1999, Harris also coordinated sales for Rental Services Corporation and Heartland Equipment before moving to Whayne Supply Company. He started with the organization as a sales representative in 2003 and worked his way up to district sales representative.
Harris also served as a Kentucky High School Athletic Association football official for 16 seasons.
A 1979 graduate of Warren Central High, the Bowling Green native and his wife, LaDonna, have a nine-year-old daughter, Sydney.
The Harris File:
Born - Jan. 6, 1961, Bowling Green, Ky.
High School - Warren Central (Ky.) '79
HS Athletics - Basketball, G, 2 letters
WKU, assistant director of operations/equipment manager (2007- )
Family - Wife, LaDonna; one daughter, Sydney