Oregon State announces staff additions

OREGON STATE Director of Athletics Bob De Carolis announced Thursday the additions of Jake Gibson, Trevor Cramer and Russ Amidon to Beaver Athletics staff positions.

Gibson serves as the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations. He spent the last five years at Stony Brook University in New York, where most recently he was the Manager of Arena Operations for the Seawolves. His role at OSU includes the oversight of event management, and assisting in facility maintenance and capital projects. Gibson is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in sports administration and holds a master’s degree in business management from Stony Brook.

Cramer has been at OSU the last two years serving as an intern and has been promoted to assistant director of athletic communications. Prior to being at OSU, Cramer served a one-year internship at the University of Denver in the Pioneers’ media relations office. He also was the sports editor for the California Aggie newspaper while earning bachelor’s degrees at UC Davis in international relations and political science.

Amidon is part of a new collaboration with the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12 Sales) that focuses on ticket marketing and sales. He arrived in Corvallis after three years as the manager of ticket sales at Western Michigan University. He is a graduate of Hope College in Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management.


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