Name: Craig Joseph Blake
Official job title: Student Equipment Manager
Q. How did you land your job?
A. Sent Dan Nehlen (WVU football equipment manager) an email expressing my passion for West Virginia football, and attached my resume.
Q.How did you get interested in Sports Management?
A. I have always loved sports and business, and sport management ties the two together perfectly.
Q. What is your favorite part about working with the football team?
A. Working for the football team has made me a part of something that is important to so many people in the state of West Virginia.
Q. Any funny stories about working with the team?
A. While snapping the football for a drill during practice, J.B. Lageman (Defensive Lineman) and Casey Vance (Linebacker) always thought it was funny to surprise me every couple of days with a blindside hit that would knock me to the ground.
Q. Any advice for someone looking to land a similar job?
A. Send Dan Nehlen an email, keep your GPA up and be willing to work hard.