Yullander Wells

Yulander Wells, Jr.

  • Fiscal Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Ticket Operations

“Yulander is an outstanding athletics administrator who knows what it means to be a student-athlete. His understanding of college athletics, especially the business side, is one of his greatest assets. He also has a great ability to work and relate to coaches, administrators and university officials, while keeping the best outcome for the department and the student-athletes at the forefront of important decisions. He is a valuable asset to any team he is a part of.”

Omar Banks,
Director of Athletics, Campbell University

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Yulander’s wealth of practical experience in athletics administration, fiscal management, and fundraising adds an exceptional dimension to CarrSports’ consulting services.

Yulander Wells, Jr. currently serves as the University of South Florida Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development and Administration. Wells is responsible for major gift fundraising and strategic plan management, as well as football scheduling. In his current role, Wells helped USF Athletics reach all-time highs for total dollars raised in a single year, exceeding $14 million, Bulls Club donors over 3,800, and for the first time ever surpassing the 100 Iron Bull mark, which represents the highest annual giving donor level.

While at USF, Wells has also served as the Athletic Department’s Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure he has overseen all aspects of financial and business operations, human resources, game contracts, facility master calendars, information technology, and equipment management. Additionally, he has managed ticket operations, served as the direct management liaison for several third-party partners for ticket sales, corporate sponsorships, food and beverage, and arena management, while also serving as the sport administrator for Softball, Baseball, and Men’s Soccer.

Prior to USF, Wells served as the Assistant Controller for the University Athletics Association, Inc. at the University of Florida from 2008 to 2013. Wells’ experience also includes private industry work in sales and accountancy with Angie’s List and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

A native of Chicago, IL, Wells earned his Bachelors in Finance in 2001 and his MBA in Management from North Central College in 2005. While at NCC, Wells was a two-sport student-athlete as a member of the basketball and track teams. Wells and his wife, Janelle, have three sons and reside in Tampa, Fla.


2018 – Present
University of South Florida
(Sr. Associate Athletics Director – Development & Administration)

2014 – 2017
University of South Florida
(Sr. Associate Athletics Director – Chief Financial Officer)

2013 – 2014
University of South Florida
(Associate Athletics Director – Finance & Business Operations)

2008 – 2013
University of Florida – University Athletic Association, Inc.
(Assistant Controller)

2007 – 2008
Angie’s List
(Accounting Manager)

2001 – 2007
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(Multiple roles in management)

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