LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Andy Stavast has been appointed Little Rock Trojan Sports Properties’ general manager as announced today by Learfield, the university’s athletics multimedia rightsholder.

Stavast, who officially started on Jan. 18, brings significant industry experience to the Little Rock Trojan Sports Properties team. He comes to Little Rock with broadcast industry experience where he led sales teams for CBS Television in Philadelphia and New York. Most recently, he managed sales teams at KUSA-TV, home of the Denver Broncos, prior to that, he was a sales director in Minneapolis-Saint Paul working closely with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild, and the University of Minnesota Football and Basketball teams. Stavast received his undergraduate degree in psychology from The College of New Jersey.

As Little Rock Trojan Sports Properties’ general manager, Stavast will serve as the primary Learfield liaison related to Little Rock’s comprehensive athletics multimedia rights agreement and corporate platform. He will work closely with the athletics administration and Director of Athletics George Lee on all aspects of Learfield’s relationship with the university.

We’re thrilled to have Andy join Arkansas Little Rock Athletics as general manager of Little Rock Trojan Sports Properties,” said Lee. “He comes with a strong passion for athletics and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Learfield under Andy’s leadership.”

Andy will be a terrific leader for our Little Rock Trojan Sports Properties team.” said Learfield VP, Multi-Media Rights Mike Haake. “He comes to Little Rock with significant experience, and we know he will represent Learfield and the university well.” 

About Learfield
Learfield is a diversified and influential media and technology company powering college athletics. Through its digital and physical platforms, Learfield owns and leverages a deep data set and relationships in the industry to drive revenue, growth, brand awareness, and fan engagement for brands, sports, and entertainment properties. With ties to over 1,200 collegiate institutions and over 15,000 local and national brand partners, Learfield’s presence in college sports and live events delivers influence and maximizes reach to target audiences. With solutions for a 365-day, 24/7 fan experience, Learfield enables schools and brands to connect with fans through licensed merchandise, game ticketing, donor identification for athletic programs, exclusive custom content, innovative marketing initiatives, NIL solutions, and advanced digital platforms. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Learfield Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.