Elizabeth Coughlin

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Elizabeth joined the Tennessee Athletics Hospitality team as the Director in March of 2022. In addition to working closely with the team and overseeing daily office operations, she also manages premium seating, hospitality and football operations in Neyland Stadium.

Prior to joining the TAH team, Elizabeth served as Director of Catering Sales for The Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland, OH, where she produced hundreds of events ranging from intimate weddings and social gatherings to large-scale corporate and non-profit functions. She and her family lived in the greater Cleveland area for more than 6 years.

Elizabeth earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations and minor in Sport Management from East Tennessee State University in 2012. She served as a Sports Information Department Intern for Milligan College from 2011-2012 and an intern in the TAH office from 2012-2013. Additionally, she has vast experience with boutique catering and advertising companies.

She is originally from Strawberry Plains, TN and now resides in Knoxville with her husband, Alex, and their two daughters, Isabella and Adeline.

Chloe McClish

Assistant Director
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Chloe joined the Tennessee Athletics Hospitality staff as Assistant Director in March 2023. She oversees softball operations as well as coordinate rentals. 

Prior to TAH, Chloe served as Baseball Operations and Marketing Assistant with Ole Miss Experience at the University of Mississippi. She was responsible for baseball operations of premium areas as well as all social media aspects. 

Chloe is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee. She earned her bachelor's degree in Sports and Recreation Administration at the University of Mississippi in 2022. McClish additionally served as an ambassador for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders for the 2022-2023 season.

Henry Powell

Assistant Director
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Henry joined the Tennessee Athletics Hospitality staff in November of 2019 and currently serves as Assistant Director. Henry oversees basketball operations, as well as the event staff program. 

Originally born in Farragut, Henry grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado before returning to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee. Studying Recreation and Sports Management, Henry graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2019, followed by a master’s degree in the spring of 2021. During his time at UT, Henry worked as a student assistant with the Tennessee Fund office, as well as both an intern and Hospitality Assistant for Tennessee Athletics Hospitality.

Reid Wheeler

Assistant Director
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Reid Wheeler joined the Tennessee Athletics Hospitality staff in December of 2021 as an Assistant Director. Prior to transitioning to the Tennessee Athletics Hospitality office, Reid served as an Intern with Pirate Hospitality at East Carolina University for nearly three years. He oversees baseball operations, while assisting with event staff program.

Reid was born and raised in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He attended East Carolina University, obtaining a B.S. in Kinesiology and a M.S. in Sport Management. While completing his master’s degree at ECU, Reid served as a Graduate Teaching Instructor with the Department of Kinesiology and was the primary instructor for over 250 undergraduate students each semester. He also completed a semester abroad, working with ECU’s Department of Kinesiology in accordance with the National Rugby League in Australia and New Zealand to develop cultural and historical awareness and implement indigenous leadership programs.

Reid is ecstatic to be in Knoxville and to experience the unparalleled culture of Rocky Top. GBO!


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