|Position:||Associate Athletic Director/Business|
|Other Position:||Associate AD/Business|
Matt Roche was appointed the Associate Athletic Director for Business in 2015. He was originally named the Assistant Director of Internal Operations in 2006, receiving promotion to Assistant Athletic Director of Internal Operations in 2011.
In his role, Roche is responsible for the department budget, annual NCAA financial reporting, New York State financial compliance and service contracts. He also serves as sport administrator for cross country, track & field, and men’s and women’s soccer.
As Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Operations, Roche headed all budget management for UAlbany’s varsity sports as well as accounts payable and receivable. In his time as the Assistant Director of Internal Operations, Roche led the management of team and staff travel reports, expense reports, equipment inventory tracking and independent audits of the department.
Roche began his time with the Great Danes in 2005 as a graduate assistant in the Academic Support Center. He earned a Master’s in History from the University at Albany in 2012. Roche was a track & field student-athlete for the Danes and a member of Phi Alpha Theta. A member of the track & field and football teams for the Bombers, he is a 2004 graduate of Ithaca College with a degree in history.