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Mike Dabbs
Position: Director of Marketing
Alma Mater: Central Michigan
Graduating Year: 2005
Phone: (989) 774-2472
Email: dabbs1mp@cmich.edu
Mike Dabbs
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/15/2011

 

Mike Dabbs joined the Central Michigan University Athletics Department as the Assistant Director of Athletics Marketing  in 2007 after serving two years as a Graduate Assistant with CMU Athletics. 

Currently the Director of Athletics Marketing, he provides vision and direction for the marketing, promotions and advertising of the 16 varsity sports at CMU and creates, manages and implements budget and marketing goals for each fiscal year. During his time at CMU Dabbs has created the Chippewa Kids Club, the Chip Rewards Program, the Central Athletes Reaching Everyone (C.A.R.E.)  program, and Chips for a Cure. Dabbs also manages all pregame and in-game entertainment and video board promotions for the athletic department.

Dabbs is also very involved in fostering future marketing professionals. He oversees the Marketing Academy, a student internship program, and has led a partnership with the Sport Management program at CMU to create multiple student initiatives.

He earned his Master of Arts Degree in Sport Administration from CMU in 2007, and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, with a marketing major, in 2005.

Dabbs resides in Mount Pleasant and is engaged to be married on April 14, 2012, to Angela Kulza.