Mar Named Assistant Equipment Manager for Olympic Sports

PHILADELPHIA – Darit Mar has been named Assistant Equipment Manager for Olympic Sports as announced by Director of Equipment Operations, Elizabeth DeFelice.

“We are really looking forward to adding Darit to our staff,” DeFelice said. “The knowledge and background that he brings to the table will help us advance our equipment room to provide exceptional service and experiences for our student-athletes and coaches.”

Mar joins the Cherry and White after a yearlong stint at Harvard University, where he served as the Equipment Operations Intern for the Crimson. During his time in Cambridge, Ma., Mar also pursued a master’s in sports administration from Boston College, graduating in May 2022.

Prior to his stay in Massachusetts, Mar attended the University of Connecticut where he received a bachelor’s degree in statistics and a minor in digital marketing and analytics. During his time with the Huskies, Mar served as the Athletic Facilities Operations Assistant from 2018-2020.

In addition to his position with UConn Athletics, Mar secured multiple different positions within the industry during his time in undergrad. He worked as a runner on the ESPN production team during the Bubbleville Tournament at the Mohegan Sun, a senior camp counselor for the YMCA, and a youth soccer coach for Soccer Shots Connecticut.

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