Assistant Athletic Director - Director of Athletic Development
Jay Haeseker joined the Old Dominion Athletic Foundation in September 2017 as the Assistant Director of Athletic Development before being promoted into the Athletic Development Officer role and then the Assistant Athletic Director position in 2020. . Jay currently oversees the ODAF's premium seating inventory, the Old Dominion Athletic Foundation Annual Fund, Communications, Stewardship and the fundraising efforts for both Men's and Women's Golf programs.
Before his time with the ODAF, Jay spent one and a half years with the Old Dominion Football team as the Assistant Director of Recruiting. Prior to coming to ODU in 2016, Jay held football recruiting positions at Wake Forest University, the University of South Carolina, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Born and raised in Raleigh, NC, Jay received his Bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his Master’s in Sport and Entertainment Management from the University of South Carolina in 2014.
Jay and his wife, Jerri Waller, MD, currently reside in Norfolk, VA.
FAVORITE REASON FOR WORKING AT ODAF
The opportunity to support our student-athletes in maximizing their academic, social, and athletic potential. It’s an exciting time of growth and opportunity for the Monarch Family.
FAVORITE ODU SPORTS MOMENT
Being an integral part of the 2016 team that won the first bowl game in the history of Old Dominion Football.