Leah Thyne is in her fourth year at Milwaukee, working with marketing and fan experience. She was promoted to Assistant AD - Marketing & Fan Experience in January of 2017.
Among the many initiatives Thyne has implemented during her short time at Milwaukee are the Panther Athletics Advisory Committee, which helps develop strategies to enhance the student fan experience, the creation of PanthersGear.com, the department’s online merchandise store, and Pounce’s Pals Kids Club.
Before coming to Milwaukee, Thyne spent four years as the assistant athletic director for marketing and external relations at UW-Whitewater, where she managed all social media outlets, implemented Willie’s Kids Crew program and oversaw all aspects of game management, among other duties.
Thyne also has honed her skills working in sales and marketing with both the Milwaukee Bucks and Beloit Snappers.
A four-year letter winner as a member of the Warhawks’ women’s basketball team, Thyne earned a bachelor’s degree in business from UW-Whitewater and a master’s degree in sports management and marketing from Indiana University.