Michael Cassidy joined the University of Houston Athletics Ticket Office in June 2017 as an account executive.
He will assist in ticket sales for all Houston sport programs while driving revenue for the Athletics Department through premium seating, season tickets, group tickets and single-game tickets.
Cassidy came to Houston after spending the previous two years as group sales manager with the Lakewood BlueClaws, a single-A minor league baseball team for the Philadelphia Phillies.
There, he made outbound calls to businesses, past buyers and youth organizations and developed sales plans for various Scout Nights during the season.
Prior to that, he worked as a senior sales consultant with The Aspire Group in Birmingham, Ala., where he developed sales plans for UAB, the Pro Bowl and PENN Relays campaigns and generated more than $80,000 in ticket sales revenue.
A native of North Branford, Conn., Cassidy earned his bachelor's degree in sport manageent from Alvernia University in 2013. He is currently working on his master's degree in recreation, sport and tourism at Illinois Urbana-Champaign.