Scott Shake is in his 25th year with Arizona Athletics, and fourth year as Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development. He joined the UA staff in 1989 as Assistant Athletics Director for Regional Development and worked out of The University of Arizona Phoenix Office. In 1991, Shake moved to Tucson to oversee the Wildcat Club priority seating program, and in 1992, he helped to create the Athletics Marketing Office and Corporate Partner program. In 1994 he was promoted to Associate Athletics Director for External Services which included oversight of ticketing and marketing operations.
Shake currently manages the development office and is actively engaged in identifying, screening, and securing major gifts. Prior to coming to Arizona, Shake was Assistant Athletic Director and Executive Director of the Aggie Sports Association at New Mexico State University and was Executive Director of the Rebel Athletic Club at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
A native of Seattle, Shake was a three-time NAIA All-American swimmer at Central Washington University in 1978-80 and coached swimming at West Chester (PA) State in 1981-83 and Ohio University in 1983-84. He earned two bachelor’s degrees from CWU and master’s degrees from Ohio and Western Illinois. Shake and his wife Tracy have a 17-year-old daughter, Amanda.
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