Carl Heck was promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Internal Relations in April, 2013 after serving as Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Events since 2007.
In his role, Heck oversees day-to-day activities of Internal Operations, which includes the operating budget of the athletic department, the business office, the financial aid budget, facilities and events, and the equipment room. He also directly supervises the Butler men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball programs. In addition, Heck serves on the BIG EAST women’s golf committee. Heck also serves as the primary team administer for the men’s basketball program during the BIG EAST and NCAA Tournament.
Heck has help lead the department to record growth. Since joining the department, every athletic facility has undergone a significant renovation. Most recently, Heck lead the $35 million dollar preservation project of Historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, which serves as the competition site for volleyball and the men’s and women’s basketball programs. In addition, Heck played an important role with the renovation of the Butler Bowl.
Heck has also assisted the external operations staff with sponsorship, ticket sales and fundraising.
Heck is a member of the College Athletic Business Managers Association (CABMA), where he serves on the programming and membership committees.
Over the past year Heck and Butler have worked to secure new partnership agreements with Learfield Sports, Nike, Follett, and Aramark.
Prior to joining Butler University, Heck worked for the State of Indiana where he managed the $35 million budget for Highway Traffic Safety Budget.
Education of our youth is important to Heck. He has served on the inaugural School Board of the Indiana Connections Academy as treasurer and most recently (June, 2015) was elected to the School Board for the Nexus Academy of Indianapolis where he will serve as treasurer.
A native of Terre Haute, Indiana, Heck received his undergraduate degree in Finance from Butler University in 2005. While attending Butler, he received the Enrique Camarena Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes his volunteer efforts for drug prevention in Indiana. Heck earned his masters’ degree in Business Administration from the University of Dallas in 2014.