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Josh Azer

Director of Athletic Development

Second Year

Alma Mater:
Cortland, 2008

Josh  Azer


Lafayette Athletics Establishes the Leopard Champions Fund

A $1 million gift establishes a general scholarship fund

Josh Azer is in his second year as Lafayette’s Director of Athletic Development and Executive Director of the Maroon Club.

Azer comes to Lafayette from Gettysburg College where he served as an Assistant Athletic Director and Associate Director of the Orange & Blue Club since 2012. He led highly successful athletic fundraising efforts at Gettysburg for the past four years, including annual gifts and major capital projects.

While at Gettysburg, Azer was also responsible for the Orange and Blue Club’s signature events which included the Hall of Athletic Honor Ceremony and the Gettysburg College Golf Classic.

Prior to working at Gettysburg, Azer served as the Coordinator of Club Sports and Recreational Programs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He oversaw 25 club sport programs and managed a budget of over $130,000 at UMBC. Azer was also instrumental in developing a portfolio for each club team in order to generate revenue for the club sport programs.

Azer’s experience also includes time as a corporate sales manager with Front Row Marketing in Trenton, N.J., and as a game day operations intern with the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League in 2007 and 2008.

Azer received his bachelor’s degree in sports management from the State University of New York at Cortland and he owns a master’s degree in sports leadership from Northeastern University.