Tennessee Volunteers

The Vol Network solely represents the Volunteers. In complete collaboration with the university, this locally based LEARFIELD team is committed to extending the affinity of the Tennessee brand to businesses and corporations of all sizes looking to align with the undeniably loyal and passionate collegiate fan base. As exclusive athletics multimedia rightsholder for the University of Tennessee, The Vol Network manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities. They can bolster their own brand and garner maximum exposure through such inventory as venue signage; event sponsorships and promotion; corporate hospitality; radio and television; digital engagement and visibility via the official athletics website UTSports.com.


The Vol Network, 6701 Baum Drive, Suite 100, Knoxville, TN 37919

Steve Early

Vice President & General Manager

865-212-3570 (ext. 103)


Glenn Thackston

Executive Director

865-212-3570 (ext. 105)


Brandon Parks

Associate General Manager

865-212-3570 (ext. 104)


Brandon Lane

Senior Manager Digital Operations

865-212-3570 (ext. 107)


Ben Bates

Senior Manager - Business Development

865-212-3570 (ext. 109)


Jessica Leifheit

Manager - Partnership Services

865-212-3570 (ext. 101)


Savannah Chalfant

Coordinator - Partnership Services

865-212-3570 (ext. 100)


Nik Bell

Coordinator - Partnership Services