Assistant Athletic Director, Certification and Compliance Trevor Thorn joined the Sam Houston staff in August 2015.
A native of Huntsville, Texas, Thorn received his BBA in Finance from Sam Houston State University. As a student, he began employment in the Financial Aid Office. He started working full time in May 1995 prior to graduating and beginning graduate school.
After a short stint in the banking field, Thorn returned to Sam Houston in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions where he served for more than 17 years. During his time in admissions, he worked to increase enrollment, develop his staff and coordinate closely with the Sam Houston Department of Athletics to assist in recruiting and serve on the Athletic Advisory Council.
Trevor has been awarded the Sammy Award for Outstanding Staff member and was the first recipient of the "Kudos Pen" to helpful staff. He also served as Vice President of Admissions for Texas Association of Registrar and Admissions Officers from November 2013 to 2015.
His wife, Michele, also works at SHSU and is a Bearkat as well. They have five children, Kacie, Julian, Cole, Grant and Brock.