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Aimee Schmidt
Position: Director of Marketing
Phone: 515-271-4003
Email: aimee.schmidt@drake.edu

Aimee Schmidt is in her first year as director of athletic marketing, having joined the Drake Athletics team in November 2012. She provides oversight of all athletic marketing including managing and executing department and sport specific marketing plans. She also directs the department creative services and brand management and licensing.

Schmidt came to Drake from UNC Charlotte, where she was the assistant director of marketing from 2011-2012.

At Charlotte, Schmidt was the primary marketing contact for the 49ers' women's soccer and women's basketball programs. In addition, she oversaw the student intern program, mascot program and the student-led Sports Marketing Association. While at Charlotte she was integral in setting a women's basketball attendance record of 6,799 during their annual Education Day game.

A native of Urbandale, Iowa, Schmidt graduated with a bachelor's degree in Business Management and an Accounting minor from Central College in 2007 where she played basketball for four years.

Schmidt has also worked in the marketing departments of several universities including the University of Colorado, University of Oregon, Florida Atlantic University and Northwestern University.