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Joe Cook is in his fifth year at Navy, where he currently serves as the Assistant Athletic Director for Camps, Special Operations, & Administration.

In this role Cook is responsible for coordinating and managing NAAA Sports Camps. Cook has been instrumental in developing new camps, increasing camp attendance, and generating enhanced revenue growth over the last four years.

Cook also serves as the lead for Special Operations, including the Veterans Classic Basketball Event. The following teams have participated in the Veterans Classic, during his tenure: Michigan State, Tennessee, VCU, Florida, Temple, UNC, Ohio State, Marquette, Vanderbilt, Memphis, Alabama, and Pittsburgh. This event gives participating schools the opportunity to experience life as a Midshipman, as well as the history and traditions of the Academy. Games are televised nationally on CBS Sports Network.

In addition to Camps and Special Operations responsibilities, Cook is also responsible for overseeing and managing investment properties owned by the Naval Academy Foundation. He monitors both capital and maintenance projects, and is the primary interface between the Naval Academy Athletic Association and the Foundation.

During his tenure at the NAAA, Cook has served in other various roles, including: Summer Camps Manager, Naval Academy Golf Association Business Affairs, Ticket Office Administrator, and an administrator in the Business Office.

Cook earned a Master's degree in Sport Management (Sport and Recreation Studies) from George Mason University in 2013. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, with a minor in Communications, from Saint Joseph's University in 2011. Cook was a member of the baseball team at St. Joe’s.

Cook currently resides in Annapolis with his wife, Mary Ellen.


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