NEW YORK – Columbia University’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education Dr. M. Dianne Murphy has announced that Jake Corbett has been named Assistant Director of Athletic Equipment Operations.
After spending the last 13 years in Columbia, S.C., with the University of South Carolina, Corbett will join the Lions’ staff and will be responsible for coordinating all athletics equipment requirements for the University’s intercollegiate sports programs and assisting the Physical Education program with its equipment needs.
Corbett began his stint with the Gamecocks as a student equipment manager as an undergrad from 2000-03, and was elevated to graduate assistant equipment manager from 2005-07 before being elevated to Assistant Director of Equipment in 2007. He held that title until accepting the position to come to Morningside Heights.
He is a 2004 graduate of South Carolina with a degree in Sports and Entertainment Management and earned his master’s in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from the University in 2006.