The Veteran Intern: Kevin Rooney

Covering the front desk is one of the many duties required when you are a part of the Redbird Intern team……

Name: Kevin Rooney

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

College and major/degree(s): Christian Brothers University, Business Administration w/ a concentration in Sports Management.

Likes: Family, Friends, Cardinals baseball, Blues Hockey, Mizzou Football, playing sports, and kicking with my dog Maddie.

Dislikes: Lying, drama, and the Chicago Cubs.

What’s playing in your iPod?: Seven Mary Three – Water’s Edge

What’s on TV: Chuck.

Hobbies: Playing sports, fixing things, hanging out with friends, and watching sports live or on TV.

Favorite Baseball Team: St. Louis Cardinals.

Favorite Baseball Player of all-time: Ryan Ludwick.

Favorite Sports Movie of all-time: For the Love of the Game.

Favorite Sports Quote: “I wouldn’t dig in if I was you. Next one might be at your head. I don’t know where it’s gonna go.  Swear to God.” –  Crash Davis from Bull Durham

Best sports moment as a fan or a player: Tracking down a shot to left field and catching the ball right before crashing into the fence and getting stuck under it.

Thing you like most about sports: Comebacks and underdog wins.

Why do you want to work in sports?: it’s what I’ve been doing for the past 5 years and I enjoy being a part of it, being at every game, seeing all the drama and interacting with the fans. I’ve done anything from field crew to promotions to operations and I loved being apart of it all.

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