Dex Blank was named an Athletics Development Graduate Assistant for the Ohio Bobcat Club in May of 2019.

Blank just recently earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Ohio University (’19) and is currently pursuing his Master of Sports Administration (MSA), where he is expected to graduate next Spring (’20).  While earning his MBA, he served as a Graduate Assistant for the Schey Sales Centre at Ohio University and volunteered in many different capacities for the Center of Sports Administration.

Prior to arriving in Athens, Blank served as a Development Assistant for Athletics at the University of South Carolina from 2017-2018.  While there, he served as the 200-level Floor Captain for premium areas during home football games, overseeing 20 student employees and stewarding UofSC’s highest-level donors in the Williams-Brice Stadium ($25,000+ annual donations).  Additionally, he helped manage the social media presence of the Gamecock Club, created and distributed over 1,500 gift acknowledgements, and trained and helped manage 10+ student interns for the Gamecock Club.

Before his time at UofSC, Blank attended Elon University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2017.  He was a varsity athlete, competing on the men’s golf team.  Additionally, he served as a Phoenix Club Assistant for the fundraising arm of Elon Athletics.  He monitored hospitality events sponsored by the Phoenix Club for home football and basketball games, as well as helped coordinate their annual event, “The Night of the Phoenix,” which raises over $200,000 in one night.

While at Elon, Blank notably was selected to represent his school and attend the NCAA Career in Sports Forum in 2015.  He also served as a Leadership Fellow on campus and was involved with the college Young Life program.  Outside of his involvement on campus at Elon, Blank served as a Volunteer Intern for Athletics at the University of North Carolina in 2016 and an Administrative Intern for Athletics at Duke University in 2015.