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.