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Kettie FickterAssistant Director of Player Personnel
College: Liberty ('10)
Start Date: 6/1/2014
After working in the well-respected collegiate football conferences of the SEC and the ACC, Kettie Fickter has returned to her alma mater to serve as Assistant Director of Player Personnel.
In her role on the Flames football staff, Fickter assists Director of Player Personnel Charlie Skalaski in all aspects of recruiting, including official and unofficial visits. She also helps with the Turner Gill Football Camps, plus she manages the football program's multiple social media platforms.
Fickter comes to Liberty after working one season at Wake Forest as the Assistant Director of Event Management and Scheduling. She was the event manager for the Wake Forest baseball program and the facility manager at the Wake Forest Baseball Park.
The native of Pittsburgh, Pa., also scheduled and coordinated all Wake Forest athletic summer camps. Fickter served as event manager for Wake Forest's ACC and NCAA postseason competition, including the 2013 ACC Cross Country Championship, 2013 ACC Men's Soccer Championship and the 2013 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament.
While pursuing her master's degree at LSU, Fickter worked as a graduate assistant in the Game and Event Management office for two years (2011-13).
Fickter helped plan and coordinate event logistics for the Tigers' 14 intercollegiate athletics programs, marketing/promotional initiatives and various special events. She also assisted in the bid process and hosting of numerous NCAA and SEC postseason events, including the 2012 and 2013 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, 2012 SEC Track & Field Championship, 2012 and 2013 NCAA Baseball Regional and Super Regionals and the 2013 NCAA Men's Golf Regional.
After graduating from Liberty, Fickter worked one year at Wake Forest (2010-11) as the Event Management Assistant, working in event management and operations for all 14 sports, as well as athletic special events.
Fickter is familiar with the Flames football program, having worked as a student assistant, focusing her efforts on recruiting for one year (2009-10).
Fickter earned her Bachelor of Science degree in sport management from Liberty in 2010. She then went on to earn a Master's of Science degree in sport management from LSU in 2013.
The Fickter File
Year on Liberty's Football Staff: First
Education: B.S., Sport Management (Liberty, '10); M.S., Sport Management (LSU, '13)
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.