Michael Knowles, Assistant Director, Athletic Equipment
Knowles has been with the Athletic Association since being hired March 2013. He worked three seasons as an intern with Olympic Sports, and was hired on short time later as a full time assistant working directly with the Gators Football team. His main areas of responsibility are overseeing the student manager program, and the day to day operations of the football equipment room. Prior to becoming a full time assistant, Knowles was a student manager with the Gators Softball and Football team from 2004-07 while he was enrolled in school at the University of Florida.
Knowles, a native of Cooper City, Fla., earned his B.S. degree in Family, Youth and Community Sciences from the University of Florida in 2007, and plans to return to school to work on a Master’s Degree.