Cincinnati hires Brad Wittke as chief of staff

Cincinnati announced Monday that it has hired Syracuse’s Brad Wittke as chief of staff.

Wittke previously served as the Orange’s associate athletic director for football operations the past eight years.

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“I’m excited to welcome Brad Wittke as the chief of staff of our football program,” Cincinnati head coach Scott Satterfield stated in a release. “Brad will work closely with me and together with our university administration on all aspects of our football program. He brings a ton of high-level experience in college football. I can’t wait for him to get started.”

Wittke joined Syracuse in 2016 and was administrative lead “responsible for the day-to-day operations of the football team, including budget management, capital projects, travel, meals and the team calendar – among several other duties,” according to a release.

Wittke also has experience at Bowling Green where he was director of football operations for one season.

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Among his other college stops include working as an operations assistant at Arizona State and as a graduate assistant with the Eastern Illinois basketball team.

Aside from college football, Wittke also brings administrative experience when he served in the front office of the Arena football League’s Pittsburgh Power.