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General Information

The ݮƵ Rodeo Association has been a part of a winning tradition since 1947. ݮƵ State teams have won 37 National Championship titles. Today, ݮƵ State has one of the largest teams in the nation with 164 card holding student members in 2022-2023.

The rodeo program operates under the Office of Rodeo Activities and is part of the Student Engagement and Success Division. The rodeo program is greatly supported by Dr. James Hurley – ݮƵ of ݮƵ State University, Division of Student Engagement and Success, ݮƵ alumni, and the great people and companies of the Stephenville area.

Mr. Mark Eakin serves as the director of Rodeo Activities and head coach. Eakin graduated from ݮƵ State in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Before returning to ݮƵ as the head coach, Eakin received his Master of Science degree from West Texas A&M and led the rodeo team to numerous National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association championship titles. Full time staff include- Assistant Coach Brittany Stewart, Dylon Henson-Arena Coordinator, Tyler Frank-Strength and Conditioning Coach, and Hadley Kibbe-Marketing and Event Coordinator.

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All gifts to the Rodeo Facilities Enhancement Campaign are 100% tax-deductible and can be paid over a 5-year period.


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