Craig Yust comes to ISC with 12 years of experience in event and championship operations as well as facility and athletic department management. Most recently Craig spent the last two+ years at IUPUI where he was the Director of Operations and Facilities.
In this role at IUPUI he oversaw event management for 18 varsity sports including set up and strike of all competitions. He hired, trained and scheduled event staff, was responsible for ticket operations and reconciliation, schedules on and off campus facilities for practices and competition, as well as coordinating medical and security for all their sporting events.
Craig has served as Championship manager for all Summit League Championships and handles institution, league and NCAA Compliance. He manages purchasing needs for athletic operations and facilities, as well as serving as the Athletic Department liaison for the Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Carroll Track/Soccer Stadium and the IU Natatorium.
Prior to moving to Indianapolis to work at IUPUI Athletic Department, Craig served as Facility Events and Operations Manager at West Michigan Whitecaps at Comstock Park in Michigan overseeing the events department and budget management, running various types of events including baseball, concerts and other community events. Craig had also served as an operations manager and ticket sales consultant to Comstock Park in previous years. Craig also spent time as Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities at University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit (member institution of the Horizon League.)
Craig is a proud graduate of Ball State University and is a thesis away from getting his Masters in Sports Administration.