Tim Volkmann was named Assistant Athletic Director of the Army A Club in the summer of 2010. Volkmann is responsible for all annual athletics fundraising as well as identifying, cultivating, soliciting and retaining donors to the Army athletics department.
His duties include developing, implementing and coordinating all administrative and business functions related to tickets, benefits, budget, staff and special projects, while also overseeing the department's "Friends Of" fundraising program.
The A Club experienced a record 2012, growing by more than 34 percent to over $3.67 million in annual donations. This marked the first time the department's annual fund had surpassed the $3 million mark in its existence. In Volkmann's first year, the A Club also experienced significant growth by over 13 percent to more than $2.7 million.
Prior to joining the A Club, Volkmann spent three years as an assistant director of athletic communications at the Academy. He worked directly with the men's lacrosse, men's soccer and swimming & diving programs, while also serving as a secondary contact for football and wrestling. In May 2008, he gained the title of Director of Media Event Management, making him responsible for coordinating media relations operations for any championship events held at West Point.
Volkmann came to West Point after spending two years as the Coordinator of Sports Communications at the University of Rhode Island. He served as the men's basketball contact for the 2005-06 season and was also the football and women's basketball contact for the 2006-07 season among his other duties with the 22-team department.
Before his time at URI, he spent six years as the Assistant Director of Sports Communications at Springfield College, including two stints as interim director. He also completed a master's degree in athletic administration at Springfield in the spring of 2004.
Volkmann is a 1997 graduate of SUNY Cortland with a bachelor's degree in communication studies. He is currently a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAAD).
A native of Fairport, N.Y., he currently resides in Highland Falls, N.Y.