Mark Koson is in his 22nd year at the University of New Mexico. He was named Associate Athletics Director on July 1, 1999. Koson also serves as Director of Ticketing Services, which provides for all ticketed events at UNM.
Koson's background in event management includes stints with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (1993), the Expo Center in Belton, Texas (1990-92), the University of Houston (1986-89) and the Denver Nuggets (1979-85).
Koson graduated from Durham College in Ontario, Canada, in 1979, with a degree in Sports and Entertainment Administration. The 57-year old Koson was born in Chicago and raised in Neenah, Wis. His wife, Sandie, is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa.