Josh Ward has served as the Associate AD for Marketing and Sales since January 2020. In his role, Ward oversees revenue generation, corporate partnerships, ticketing, licensing, fan engagement, marketing and promotions. He also works with in concert with exisiting university and athletic units specific to external relations, communications, creative services and development.
"I am extremely excited to announce the addition of Josh Ward into this important role," Belmont University Director of Athletics Scott Corley said upon his hiring. "Josh brings a tremendous amount of sales and leadership experience, as well as in-depth knowledge of the Nashville market and sports landscape. Additionally, as a Belmont alum, he possesses a passion for our institution and understands the important role it plays in the community. I look forward to working alongside him as we continue to grow Belmont University Athletics."
Prior to Belmont, Ward spent the past 12 years within the Tennessee Titans' organization, most recently serving as Senior Manager of Ticket Sales.
"Belmont is a special place comprised of talented, committed people," Ward said. "I am excited to join the staff, and work alongside those who serve our student-athletes and amplify the mission of Belmont University through athletics."
Ward also holds past experience with the Nashville Predators, Nashville Kats (AFL), and Lexington Legends (MiLB).
The Nashville native earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky in 2006 and his master's degree in sport administration from Belmont in 2009.
Ward, and his wife, Katie, live in Nashville with their children, Watson and Suzanne.