|Year:||3rd Year at Upstate|
Brandon McKillop is in his first year as the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and the third overall with the University. Previously, he served as the Business and Compliance Coordinator from 2011-12 and the Director of Athletic Facilities and Game Management from 2010-11.
McKillop has an extensive background in athletics and is a native of the Spartanburg area, having grown up in Boiling Springs. While also serving in his capacity at Upstate, he is a real estate agent with Chase E. Furnas & Co. in Spartanburg.
McKillop was a standout baseball player at Boiling Springs High School and Wofford College. A prolific singles hitter, he ranks ninth all-time at Wofford with 121 singles and 22nd all-time with 137 hits. He is also one of the program's top threats on the base path, ranking third all-time with 60 stolen bases. In all, his name appears seven times in Wofford's record book. He was team captain and team MVP in 1995.
McKillop graduated from Wofford in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in Business Economics and received a master's degree in Exercise and Sports Sciences from the University of Florida in 1997. While at Florida, he worked in the sports information and baseball offices, receiving his initial experience working in intercollegiate athletics.
McKillop returned to the Spartanburg area in 1998 to serve as assistant baseball coach at his alma mater, Wofford. He spent two seasons with the Terriers as the program's top assistant and recruiting coordinator before leaving for the assistant coaching position at Newberry in 2000. While at Newberry, he worked with the outfielders and hitters while serving as the program's recruiting coordinator.
McKillop returned to Wofford for his third stint at the school in 2001, again serving as the top assistant and recruiting coordinator for the baseball program. In addition to his baseball duties, he also served as the Director of Intramurals and was an assistant within the athletic facilities office within the athletic department.
McKillop left Wofford in 2006 to work for the Spartanburg County Parks and Recreation Department as the Event Manager at Cleveland Park prior to accepting the position at Chase E. Furnas & Co. in 2007.
McKillop and his wife, Lora, a graduate of USC Upstate, are the proud parents of a son, Bennett, and a daughter, Lilli. The couple and their children reside in Boiling Springs.