Robert Kisabeth is the Director of Equipment Operations for Olympic Sports at Arkansas Athletics, serving in that position since July 2015.
Kisabeth oversees the equipment operations for 16 Olympic sports and his responsibilities include ordering, receiving, and maintaining all Razorback Nike apparel and equipment. In addition, he is also responsible for ordering Nike apparel for the athletic department’s support groups.
Kisabeth also oversees the student manager programs, student-athlete letter award participation program, athletic postseason awards, as well as serving as the athletic department representative for the accounting of department capital assets.
Prior to his promotion into this position in July 2015, Kisabeth served as the assistant equipment manager overseeing equipment operations for the men’s and women’s basketball and track programs for four years.
A native of Tiffin, Ohio, Kisabeth started his career path while earning his undergraduate degree at Bowling Green State University. While with the Falcons, he worked with several Olympic sports as well as the football team. His responsibilities included fitting student-athletes, assisting with team budgets, meeting with sales representatives and supervising student managers.
During the summer of his junior year, Kisabeth spent time with the Cleveland Browns, eventually joining the staff upon his graduation in 2009. He worked specifically with the team’s quarterbacks during practice sessions and assisted in the preparation, packing and logistics of equipment for travel, repairing helmets and hardware, preparing footballs for games, practice and charity events and sustained records using inventory software.
Kisabeth graduated magna cum laude from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education and a minor in marketing while majoring in sports marketing.
He earned his master’s degree in operations management from the University of Arkansas in October 2015.
Kisabeth is also a certified member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association.