Corey Edwards is in his first year as an Academic Coordinator in the Herbst Academic Center, officially joining the athletics department staff on Jan. 10, 2012. He currently works with the track & field and cross country teams and serves as the tutor coordinator for the department. Before being hired permanently, Edwards completed a year-long apprenticeship at CU as the Assistant to the Director of Academics, Kris Livingston.
Prior to his arrival at CU, Edwards was the Director of Athletic Events and Operations at the University of Northern Colorado where he helped that department successfully transition from NCAA Division II to Division I. Following his job at UNC, Edwards interned at Kroenke Sports Enterprises with the Colorado Rapids in their Marketing and Event Operations departments.
From 2003-05, Edwards was the head girls basketball coach at Greeley West High School where he guided the team to a state runner-up finish in 2005. He possesses a wide range of experiences in sport, recreation, and athletics including coaching, health club management, community recreation, sponsorship, marketing, event management, facility operations, and academics.
A native of Texas, Edwards attended Sweetwater High School where he lettered in basketball and track & field. He continued his basketball career collegiately in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference for Abilene Christian University. Edwards earned both his bachelor's degree in communication and master's in sport administration from Northern Colorado.
Edwards enjoys mountain biking, camping, tennis, audio books, and social media (Twitter @coreysinbox). He and his wife Tabitha had four daughters, Kailey, Kori, Koco, and Kamille.