Director, Mountaineer Athletic Hospitality[email protected]
Intern, Mountaineer Athletic Hospitality[email protected]
Ruth Phillips joined the Mountaineer Athletic Hospitality staff in July 2020 as an Intern. In her current role, she oversees FANGINEER recruitment, and FANGINEER staffing on Mountaineer Football game days.
Phillips came to West Virginia from Slippery Rock University, where she completed her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sport Management in May of 2019. In May of 2019, Phillips started a full-time internship at the Slippery Rock University Athletic Department. While completing the internship, she was offered a position within the Athletic Department to work as a temporary Secretary/Fiscal Assistant. She finished her internship in July of 2019 and completed the temporary work position in October of 2019. At the internship, she created athletic contracts for the fall sports of 2019 through Microsoft Word, updated budgets for the fiscal year of 2018-2019, and created new budget documents for 2019-2020 through SAP. At the temporary work position, she created student worker positions through Handshake, processed purchase requisitions through SAP, and completed other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and Associate Athletic Director.
In her free time, Phillips enjoys hiking, playing with her dog Boe, spending time with family and friends, gardening/landscaping, traveling to new areas, and helping others where needed.
Phillips is currently working toward her Master’s of Science Degree in Sport Management at West Virginia University, where she is expected to graduate in May of 2022.