|Position:||Associate A.D. - Facilities and Operations|
Patrick Hatcher joined the Georgia State Athletics Department as the Director of Facilities and Operations in January 2016 before being promoted Assistant A.D. for Facilities and now his current role of Associate Athletic Director for Facilities. Hatcher oversees the management of all athletic facilities as well as the operation of athletic events and outside rentals, including officials, security, custodial, student workers, visiting teams, parking and facility set-up. He also assists with various construction and capital projects for facility renovations.
Prior to joining Georgia State, Patrick Hatcher served as the Director of Operations and Facilities in the Samford Athletics Department for four years. Hatcher oversaw all of Samford's athletic facilities while supervising game day activity for all 17 sports. In addition, Hatcher was the point person for all Southern Conference Championships and other post-season events hosted by Samford. He also served as the co-advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Hatcher came to Samford after one year working as the Championships/Compliance/Operations Assistant at the Southern Conference.
A native of Marietta, Ga., Hatcher is a 2011 graduate from Samford University with a bachelor's degree in exercise science and minor in business administration as well as a 2014 graduate from Samford's Brock School of Business with a master's in business administration. While at Samford, Hatcher lettered in football as a defensive lineman, earning All-Southern Conference honors in 2008. He was Co-President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for two years.