Dan Haverkamp joined the Jackrabbit ticket staff on July 8, 2013, and comes to South Dakota State from Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind., where he spent the a year working as an external operations intern for the Bulldogs. In that role, he supervised the ticket operations and student employees during home volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s basketball games. He also oversaw will call operations during home football and men’s basketball games, including pass lists and visiting team tickets.
Before his days at Butler, Haverkamp worked as a graduate assistant for events and facilities at Western Illinois University, where he earned a master’s degree in sport management in 2012. In that role, he managed the game day staff of ushers, volunteers and interns for the Fighting Leatherneck men’s and women’s basketball games. He also developed an emergency action plan for all outdoor venues and served as the event management contact for all home games.
An Iowa City, Iowa native, Haverkamp graduated from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa in 2010 with a degree in sport management, with an emphasis on radio, television and journalism.
Haverkamp and his wife Lisa live in Brookings.