Assistant Athletics Director for Development, OperationsUniversity of Illinois Athletics
Bobbi Busboom joined Illinois Athletics Development in March of 2008. Prior to joining the development staff, Busboom served as the associate recruiting coordinator for football - hosting prospective student-athletes on campus, coordinating visits, mailings, managing prospect management system and providing recruiting support for all coaches.
A native of nearby Royal, Ill., and graduate of St. Joseph-Ogden High School, Busboom earned her bachelor’s degree in leisure studies with an emphasis in sports management and completed her master's degree in sports management from the University of Illinois in May 2009. Busboom’s broad range of responsibilities include overseeing premium seating at both Memorial Stadium and State Farm Center, as well as special events. She also serves as a liaison to the business office, human resources, and other departments in the campus community.
She is currently pursuing MBA at the University of Illinois.