"It is a privilege to work for the University of Minnesota. I am proud to help provide resources and opportunities to our Gopher student-athletes so that they can reach their fullest potential."

Sammie RubackAssistant Director of Annual Giving


Sammie joined the Golden Gopher Fund in September 2022 as an Assistant Director of Annual Giving focusing on the Gopher Loyalty Program and the annual fund. Prior to joining Minnesota Athletics, Sammie worked as an Assistant Director of Development at Ole Miss, focusing primarily on increasing annual fund membership, premium sales and the courtesy car program. She also brings fundraising experience from working as an Athletics Development Graduate Assistant at Illinois State University.

Sammie is a native of Chicago, IL and attended the University of South Dakota where she was a member of the women's soccer team. She graduated with a Bachelors in Business Management and went on to get her Masters in Sport Management from Illinois State.

Connect with Sammie Ruback

Email: villw009@umn.edu