Brad Wachler
Position: Senior Associate Athletics Director
Alma Mater: Michigan
Graduating Year: 1999
Phone: (989) 774-1904
Brad Wachler
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 08/01/2012
Brad Wachler began his second stint with the CMU Athletics Department in the fall of 2008 as the Director of Business Operations, and was elevated to Associate Athletics Director in 2009 then to Senior Associate Athletics Director in 2013.

As part of the senior leadership team, Wachler is responsible for the overall management of the department's business and legal affairs, ticket operations, equipment services, information technology, and all sports camps. In addition, he is the sport administrator for baseball, men's and women's indoor track and field, men's and women's outdoor track and field, and men's and women's cross country.

His first stint with CMU Athletics was in 2004 as the Assistant Director of Compliance, and he then worked for two years (2005, 2006) as the Director of Sport Administration and Compliance at the Mid-American Conference. From there he joined General Sports and Entertainment, a marketing and management firm based in Rochester, Mich., serving as Director of Operations and Assistant General Counsel from 2006 to 2008. In this role, Wachler oversaw the company's marketing, event management, and website design/development division along with all legal affairs for General Sports Venue/AstroTurf USA, a leading provider of synthetic turf for athletic fields.

Wachler graduated from Michigan in 1999 with a degree in exercise physiology and athletic training, earned a master's degree in sport administration from Indiana in 2000 and received a law degree from Wayne State in 2004.