J Locklier currently serves as associate athletic director and executive director of Athletics Advancement. In these roles, he has oversight of The Golden Flashes Club, Athletics’ major gifts and capital campaigns, and serves on the National Athletic Development Council advisory board. He also maintains a position on director of Athletics Joel Nielsen’s senior staff, as well as a leadership role within Kent State University’s Institutional advancement.
J began working at Kent State in June 2008, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a M.Ed. in Athletic Administration, both from Washington State University, as well as an M.B.A in Business Leadership from Butler University.
J’s favorite thing about Kent State is the people.