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Jim Fraleigh is in his second year as deputy athletics director at Notre Dame. He was promoted to his current position at the start of the 2013-14 school year after serving as associate athletics director since 2009. A former ND student manager, Fraleigh is in his 24th year as a member of the Irish athletics department staff.
As deputy athletics director, Fraleigh is responsible for acquiring and retaining strategic business partnerships for the athletics department. In addition, he oversees all commercial revenue producing activities for the department, including the ticket, marketing and business development offices. He manages the commercial and marketing efforts of events held in several athletics facilities, including Notre Dame Stadium, Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center and Compton Family Ice Arena. Fraleigh also serves as the sport administrator for the men's basketball team, assisting director of athletics Jack Swarbrick in that regard.
Prior to being promoted in 2009 to associate athletics director, Fraleigh served as the executive director of the Notre Dame Monogram Club, Notre Dame's varsity letter-winner organization.
Prior to being named executive director of the Monogram Club, Fraleigh directed the athletic departments ticketing and parking functions while assisting in the development and maintenance of corporate and community relationships, as well as overseeing the department's courtesy car program. He also represented Notre Dame on the Executive Committee of the Sports Management Institute.
Fraleigh spent the previous three years as assistant athletic director for community relations and ticket operations - following one year as assistant athletic director for ticketing and marketing. Prior to that he served the previous three years as director of ticketing and marketing and five years as Notre Dame's manager of sports marketing.
Fraleigh, a l988 Notre Dame graduate with a degree in accounting, returned to his alma mater in 1990 to spend a year as an assistant in the sports marketing and ticket offices. He was promoted to events manager of the Joyce Center - directing summer camps and all financial aspects of the Varsity Shop. In 1991, he was named sports marketing manager, where he was responsible for marketing activities that included the coordination of promotions and game presentations for all varsity sports.
Prior to returning to Notre Dame, the Vernon, Conn., native spent two years with Coopers & Lybrand in Hartford, Conn., as both a staff accountant and a human resource specialist.
He and his wife, Jody, have three sons: Brendan, a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, Casey and Riley.