The 2021 season will be Austin’s first year with the Southern Illinois Miners. Originally from Indianapolis, Austin graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Sports Administration and Marketing. Austin has spent time working in the sports industry with the Cincinnati Athletics Ticket Office, Kentucky Speedway, and FC Cincinnati.
1. Where did you go to college? University of Cincinnati
2. What did you major in? Sports Administration and Marketing
3. What was your favorite TV show when growing up? Why? Growing up I always enjoyed How I Met Your Mother. I’m always up for a good comedic sitcom show.
4. Choose a movie title for the story of your life. Why? The Pursuit of “Happyness”. One of my favorite movies and inspires my outlook on work and life.
5. What was your favorite toy as a kid? Why? My favorite toy as a kid was definitely my Spiderman or Luke Skywalker action figure. Loved everything superhero or Star Wars growing up!
6. What your favorite holiday and why? My favorite holiday has to be thanksgiving. What’s not to like about a holiday built around food and everyone talking about how they’re thankful for you.
7. What was the last book you read? The Last Book I read was “The Book of Basketball” by Bill Simmons.
8. On a scale of 1-10 how funny do you think you are? 1.5/10…. seriously all I have are dad jokes I am not funny.
9. What does #ALLIN mean to you? #ALLIN to me means getting up every day with the mindset of being better than I was the day before and to be the best version of myself that I can be.