Senior Associate Athletic Director/Development and Alumni Relations
Tim Folan was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Director/Development and Alumni Relations in June 2017 following previous positions in the Penn Champions Club as Director of Major Gifts (2015) and Director of Annual Giving (2014). In this role, Tim leads all athletic development initiatives, including major gift and annual giving programs as well as leading the Penn Champions Club staff. Tim is a member of Dr. Calhoun’s senior team and works closely with the University development leadership team to set strategy for the overall direction of the Penn Champions Club. Tim has the additional responsibility of overseeing the alumni relations and development efforts for Penn Basketball and Penn Lacrosse.
Prior to joining Penn Athletics, Tim worked in various development roles for the National Commodore Club at Vanderbilt University and the Buff & Blue Fund at George Washington University. A native of Kensington, MD, Tim graduated with a B.A. in English and Political Science from Williams College where he was a student-athlete on the men’s basketball team. He earned his M.S. in Sports Administration from Ohio University. Tim and his wife, Korin, currently reside in Havertown, PA with their son, Declan.
Director of Major Gifts
John Latteri joined the Penn Champions Club staff in November of 2015 as a Major Gifts Officer and was promoted to Director of Major Gifts in September of 2017. John oversees fundraising initiatives related to Baseball, Golf, Rowing, Volleyball and Wrestling. Prior to joining Penn Athletics, John was the Assistant Director of Athletics for Development with Towson University. John also spent time at the Naval Academy Athletic Association as the Assistant Director of Marketing. Originally from Peekskill, NY, John graduated with a B.S. in Sport Management and minor in Business Administration from Towson University. John, his wife, Brandy and their son, Chase, currently reside Deptford, NJ.
Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts
Jon Kerzetski joined the Penn Champions Club staff in May of 2013 as an Athletics Development Coordinator, was promoted to Major Gift Officer in October of 2015, and was elevated once again in 2017 to Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts. Jon oversees fundraising initiatives relating to Field Hockey, Fencing, Football, Sprint Football and Track & Field. Before joining our staff, Jon spent the 2011-2012 academic year as the Assistant Director of Football Operations at Penn. A native of Clarks Summit, PA, Jon attended Temple University and graduated with a B.S. degree in Sport and Recreation Management. He is currently pursuing a M.S. degree in Organizational Dynamics through the College of Liberal and Professional Studies at Penn and resides in East Falls.
Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts
Jamie Rauscher joined the Penn Champions Club in January 2016 as a Major Gifts Officer and was promoted to Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts in 2017. Jamie oversees fundraising initiatives related to Soccer, Swimming, Squash, Tennis, Gymnastics, and Softball. Prior to joining the Penn Athletics staff, Jamie was a Development Associate working with both the regional leadership gift team and athletic development team at Boston University. Originally from Henniker, NH, Jamie graduated from the University of New Hampshire where she majored in communications and sports studies. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and resides in the Old City area of Philadelphia
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Tim joined the Penn Champions Club staff in September 2016 as Assistant Development Officer and was promoted to Assistant Director of Annual Giving in 2017. Tim supports the fundraising initiatives of the Baseball, Fencing, Lacrosse, Rowing, Soccer and Swimming programs. Prior to joining our staff, Tim worked as a college basketball coach for five years at the Division III level. He coached at three different schools during that time; the Wentworth Institute of Technology, Wesleyan University, and, most recently, the University of Rochester.
Originally from East Marion, NY, Tim earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Boston College and graduated from Wesleyan University with a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies in May 2015. Tim currently resides in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood in Philadelphia.
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Charlie Carroll joined the Penn Champions Club staff in December of 2015 as an Assistant Development Officer and was promoted to Assistant Director of Annual Giving in 2017. Charlie supports fundraising initiatives relating to Football, Field Hockey, Sprint Football, Gymnastics, Softball, Golf as well as Track & Field. Prior joining the Penn Champions Club staff, Charlie worked in the Penn Athletics Ticket Office. He first worked as a sales representative for one year before serving as the Assistant Ticket Manager for two years. A native of Wayne, PA, Charlie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with B.S. degree in Sociology. He has also earned his M.S. in Hospitality and Sport Management from Drexel University in 2012. Charlie currently resides in the Graduate Hospital area of Philadelphia.
Assistant Director, Annual Giving
Nick Kokiko joined the Penn Champions Club staff in October 2017 as an Assistant Director, Annual Giving, supporting the fundraising initiatives relating to Fencing, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling, Basketball, as well as Football. Prior joining the Penn Champions Club staff, Nick worked for the Philadelphia Childen's Alliance as a Development Coordinator. Prior to that, he worked as a Marketing Coordinator for Atlantic Building Products and was a Senior Intern with the Philadelphia 76ers. Nick graduated from the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University with a BS in Sport and Recreation Management. Nick currently resides in Philadelphia.
Assistant Director of Data Analytics
Bill Horan joined the Penn Champions Club staff in November 2017 as Assistant Director of Data Analytics, responsible for creating and managing various reports and data to assist in business decision-making, including tracking and analyzing data relating to Athletics fundraising yearly goals and progress, reporting data driven metrics of donor and dollar activity for the Athletics campaign, developing alumni prospecting and segmentation reports for the Athletics donor pipeline, and other ad-hoc reporting and analysis. Prior to Penn, Bill most recently served as Business & Records Analyst for University Advancement at Villanova University. Bill received is Bachelor's of Science from West Chester University and is pursuing a Master in Business Administration degree at Villanova University. Bill currently resides in Springfield, PA.
Peggy Kowalski C'78
Assistant Director of Events
Although Peggy joined the Penn Champions Club in June of 2015, she is no stranger to Penn Athletics. She has spent over 30 years in various roles across the athletic department and brings a wealth of institutional knowledge to the team. Most recently she served as the Director of Special Events and had oversight of the planning and execution of the Penn Relays as well as other athletic associated events. In her new role, Peggy oversees all aspects of Penn Champions Club events across all 33 sports.
Peggy grew up in Landsdowne, PA and earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education, with a minor in English from Penn. She also earned a Masters of Education in Sport and Recreation Administration from Temple University. She and her husband John reside in Upper Darby, PA.
Blair Weber, C'10
Assistant Director of Administration and Volunteer Management
Blair Weber joined the Penn Champions Club staff in September of 2014 as an Administrative Coordinator and was promoted to Assistant Director of Administration and Volunteer Management in 2017. Blair has many responsibilities, including: budget management, donor communication, donation processing and student worker management, as well as assisting Senior Associate Athletic Director, Tim Folan. Before joining Penn Athletics, Blair spent 3 years in various roles at Hersha Hospitality Trust—most recently as an Asset Management Analyst. A native of Northeast Philadelphia, Blair graduated from Penn in 2010 with a B.A. in History. She and her husband, Frank Weber C’11, currently reside in the Graduate Hospital area of Philadelphia.