Candra Howell

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Candra joined Tennessee Athletics Hospitality in February of 2019 after two seasons as the Football On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator at Wake Forest University. Prior to Wake Forest, Candra worked in football recruiting and operations at Middle Tennessee State University from 2015-2017.

As the Director of Tennessee Athletics Hospitality, Candra’s main responsibilities include oversight of premium seating and hospitality operations on Tennessee Football game days.

Candra graduated with a B.S. in Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, where she served as a Football Recruiting Assistant through 2014. She also completed her master’s degree in Leisure and Sport Management from MTSU in 2017.

Candra is a Knoxville native and a Vol for Life!

Courtney Kelley

Assistant Director
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Courtney’s primary responsibility as an Assistant Director of Tennessee Athletics Hospitality is to manage the Lindsey Nelson Baseball Stadium MVP Club Room and the Suites at Sherri Parker Lee Softball Stadium. In addition, Courtney manages the FANgineer program and coordinates all premium seating and hospitality operations for concerts/special events. 

Courtney graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2018 with a B.S. in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration and this year, completed her M.S. in Sport Management from East Tennessee State University.

Forever a Vol, Courtney is a Knoxville native who has been with Tennessee Athletics Hospitality for 5 years.

Caylee Echols

Part-Time Assistant Director
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Caylee joined Tennessee Athletics Hospitality after working for 3 years in the Tennessee Fund office. Throughout her 8 years in the Hospitality office, she has held every role in the office. In 2017, after having her first baby, Caylee took a step back in her responsibilities and became a part time member of the office. Caylee’s current primary role in the office is to schedule and coordinate all internal and external rental events.

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Caylee graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Speech Communication. Although she received her education as a Ram, working for the University of Tennessee in some capacity for over 10 years has shaped her into a true Vol for Life. 


Office Location

The Tennessee Athletics Hospitality office is located on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus.

Thompson-Boling Arena
1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, Suite 209

Knoxville, TN 37996