|Position:||Sr. Associate Athletic Director of Stewardship and Alumni Relations|
Troy Wainwright was been promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director of Stewardship and Alumni Relations in December of 2014.
In his expanded role, Wainwright will oversee the stewardship of all major donors, Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund supporters and current and former student-athletes. Wainwright will also continue to serve as the athletic department’s major gift fundraiser, working with Senior Managing Director for Alumni Relations and Athletic Development Gary Williams on the development of the new Cole Field House. In addition, Wainwright will continue to direct the major gift fundraising team, which raised over $2.5 million in the last fiscal year for the Terrapin Scholarship Fund, and he will also serve as the sports supervisor for head coach Mark Turgeon and the men’s basketball program."
Wainwright has worked in a myriad of roles at the University of Maryland for the last 18 years. He most recently served as associate athletics director for major gifts since 2012. Prior to joining the Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund, Wainwright was executive director of the M Club and also was involved with the men’s basketball program where he served as the director of basketball operations for 15 years for Hall of Fame head coach Gary Williams.
Wainwright was an integral part of many of the men’s basketball programs accomplishments while he was on staff. He was a member of the staff for the 2002 national championship and 2001 Final Four team. Wainwright also was the director of the highly-successful Gary Williams Basketball Camps as well as tournament director of the Gary Williams Golf Invitational, which generated over $700,000 in donations, for the basketball program.
Wainwright earned four varsity letters while at Maryland as a student-manager for the basketball team from 1986-1990. In 1990, Wainwright was head manager for Williams.
Wainwright earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Maryland University College in 2004. He went on to earn his Master’s of Science degree in Management/Marketing at UMUC as well, in 2008.
Wainwright and his wife Noelle, have two boys, Callum and Finnen. The family resides in Gambrills, Md.