As associate athletic director for internal operations, Vince Granito?s myriad duties bring him in direct contact with nearly every member of the Tulane administrative and coaching staffs. Granito oversees the Green Wave Athletic Ticket Office, manages the Green Wave Sports Shop and supervises the athletics facilities and media relations units. He coordinates scheduling for all 16 Tulane sports programs and serves as the university?s licensing director.
Granito joined the Tulane staff in April 1987 and headed the Green Wave?s ticket operations for 13 years. The Youngstown, Ohio native is now in his seventh year as an associate athletic director. Overall, he is in his 17th year with the Green Wave.
Granito came to New Orleans after two years (1985-87) as assistant ticket manager at the University of Houston. He also spent one year at Navy while completing his master?s degree in sports administration from St. Thomas (Fla.) University.
He graduated magna cum laude from Youngstown State University in 1983 with a degree in business administration.
Granito is married to the former Michele Boubede and they have four children, twin 11-year-old daughters, Taylor and Madison, Mary Grace (4) and two-year old Vincent.