Scott Sargent joined the Razorbacks as director of facilities in November 2012. After a stint as Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities, Sargent was elevated to Associate Athletics Director for Facilities Management in August of 2021.
His responsibilities include all areas of facility management, focusing on managing and scheduling the facility operations staff and the day-to-day operations of the facilities. His duties also include preparing the athletic facilities for all Razorback and any special events.
Before coming to Arkansas, Sargent was the assistant project manager in building services for Janitronics, Inc. in Boston, Mass., for three years. Sargent was responsible for coordination and support of facility and building services for multiple accounts, including the Prudential Center.
Prior to that, Sargent was the director of event services for the city of Portland, Maine, overseeing venues throughout the city. He also has previous experience in collegiate athletics at three different universities. He was the assistant director of operations and facilities at the University of Maryland for three years, where he also served as the interim assistant athletic director. He was the assistant director of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center at the University of Florida for a three-year period after spending one year as an assistant in the operations and facilities department. He also was the assistant athletic director for operations at Iona College.
Sargent graduated from Plymouth State College in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. He earned his master’s degree in physical education in 1998 from Springfield College with a concentration in athletics administration and sports management.