SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - Dr. David Paitson (pronounced Pate-sun), a dynamic and creative leader with over 25 years of comprehensive management and executive marketing success with intercollegiate, minor and major league sports franchises, including the Columbus Blue Jackets, Indiana Pacers and Sam Houston State University has been named Director of Athletics at Lake Superior State University (LSSU).
Dr. Paitson and his wife Lauren will be relocating to Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
The Dr. David Paitson File
School/Company and Position
|Lake Superior State, Athletics Director||2017-Present|
|Sam Houston State, Associate Athletic Director, External Operations||2009-17|
|Columbus Blue Jackets, Vice President of Ticket Sales||2006-08|
|Columbus Blue Jackets, Vice President of Marketing||1998-06|
|Columbus Destroyers, President||2004-06|
|Columbus Chill, President and General Manager||1991-98|
|Central Ohio Ice Rinks (The Chiller Ice Rinks), President||1992-98|
|Indianapolis Ice, Marketing Director||1988-91|
|Indiana Pacers, Assistant Market Director/PR Director||1982-88|
Lake Superior State University - Announced the appointment of Dr. David Paitson as Athletics Director