Eric Hrubes is an assistant director of athletic marketing at the University of Northern Iowa.
Hrubes helps to promote UNI athletics events on campus and to the surrounding community utilizing all aspects of marketing.
He was appointed as one of the UNI-STAT (student section) program coordinators in 2009 to help with increasing memberships, planning events, and designing membership packages. Hrubes is in charge of game-day promotions and producing the game. He also creates scripts for each game, coordinates in-game music, oversees on court entertainment/halftime shows and anthem singers, assists with promotions throughout the game, coordinates with band when to play and coordinates with videoboard operators on running different spots and ads during the game.
Hrubes has also been in charge of coordinating donation requests/signature memorabilia that are received by the athletic department.
Hrubes joined the staff in 2006 as a marketing student intern. In 2009, he was promoted to graduate assistant in the UNI marketing office. He graduated from Kirkwood in 2006 with associate of applied science degree in marketing management. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in sports marketing from UNI in 2008. Hrubes tallied his master's degree in leisure, youth and human services administration from UNI in 2010.
Away from work, Hrubes enjoys golfing, vacations and spending time with friends and family. Originally from Forest City, Iowa where his parents Brian and Kay Hrubes and Rick and Cathy Burke currently reside.
Hrubes has a brother, Chris, from Palm Springs, Calif., and three step-brothers Zach, Zeke, and Connor.