Event Management & Olympic Facility Director
Jordon Haitsma is in his sixth year as a member of the athletics administration at the University of Notre Dame, and currently serves as the Event Management and Olympic Facility Program Director.
In his current role, Haitsma is responsible for supporting Associate Athletics Director Monica Cundiff with all game day management for Olympic home sporting events and all event management aspects for special events held in the Joyce Center. Primarily focused on Women’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball, Fencing, Women’s Tennis, and Baseball, Haitsma coordinates many aspects related to visiting team travel and practices, and is the primary contact for those teams while in South Bend. Haitsma also serves as the facility manager for Frank Eck Baseball Stadium.
Before joining the Event Management team, Haitsma served as the Director of the Camps and Clinics hosting over 75 camps and clinics throughout the calendar year. Haitsma served as liaison to 18 varsity coaching staffs, and multiple other campus entities including Risk Management, Office of Housing, Dining Services, Security and Police, Human Resources, and Athletics Business Office. He also established the summer camp schedule offering over 50 camp sessions, attracting over 10,000 campers each summer. Haitsma oversaw the processing of all camp merchandise orders through Under Armour, and processed HR paperwork for over 500 camp counselors.
In addition, Haitsma managed community outreach initiatives on behalf of the Athletics Department including activation and involvement on Notre Dame’s campus, as well as development and implementation of a plan for local, regional, and national outreach.
Haitsma is a 2013 graduate of Ball State University where he earned his Bachelors degree in Sports Administration. During his time at Ball State University, Haitsma was the Ball State Men’s Basketball manager during the 2011-2013 seasons.
In his free time, Haitsma enjoys spending time with his wife Lexi and their dog Rockne, watching sports, and enjoying the South Bend area attractions.
A native of Elkhart, IN, Haitsma and his wife currently reside in South Bend, IN