Mark Koson is in his 15th 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.
His duties as Associate Athletics Director include the coordination of special events at UNM athletics facilities, and overseeing concessions and the Lobo Store. Koson has been at UNM since September of 1993.
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 50-year old Koson was born in Chicago and raised in Neenah, Wis. His wife, Sandie, is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa.