Chris Cox rerturned to his alma mater as the Assistant Director of the McAndrews Fund for Athletics in the fall of 2017. Cox, a 2015 graduate of Dickinson, earned a degree in international business & management with a minor in economics. As a student-athlete, Cox was a four-year letter winner and played on some of the most successful basketball teams in school history.
Cox came to Carlisle from New York City, where he spent the previous year working for Merrill Lynch in the Progress Management Development Program. His primary duties included solicitation of prospective clients while matching suitable portfolios based on needs and desired outcomes. In addition, he engaged in outreach to prospective clients from a variety of diverse industries and maintained a strong working knowledge of market activity to determine economic impact.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Cox worked in the Wealth Advisory Associate Program at Morgan Stanley and served as an associate intern at Cook Maran & Associates. While completing his degree at Dickinson, Cox had the opportunity to shadow professional sports agent Torrel Harris at Unique Sports Generation, Inc. There he gained insight into the business of professional sports while being involved with contract and endorsement negotiations, as well as community service events.
During his playing career, Cox helped lead the Red Devils to three NCAA tournament appearances, four straight Centennial Conference playoff appearances and a pair of conference championships in 2013 and 2015. During their three NCAA runs, the Red Devils advanced to the Elite Eight in 2014 and the Sweet 16 in both 2013 and 2015. Cox was part of a program that twice set the school record with 24 wins (2013-14, 2014-15), posting a four-year mark of 83-33.
The McAndrews Fund for Athletics is a critical component to providing the exceptional student-athlete experience that is offered at Dickinson. Chris' main responsibilities are management of the McAndrews Fund, organization and execution of athletic special events and student-athlete alumni relations. He will play an integral role in building the partnerships between advancement, athletics and all constituents, and will significantly impact the ability the college and athletic department have to provide the very best for our student-athletes.