Battles started as assistant facility manager of the Shannon Athletic Center in August 2008. He handles the payroll, scheduling and hiring for all student workers of the Shannon Athletic Center and SXU Athletics. Battles also assists with the SXU Intramural program and various events hosted at the Shannon Athletic Center and Deaton Memorial Field.
Graduating from SXU with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in 2008, Battles made the immediate switch from student to staff shortly after completing his graduate work. He also earned his bachelors degree in business administration from Saint Xavier University in 2006. He resides in Oak Lawn, Ill.
Battles has an office located in the main arena on the first floor of the Shannon Center. His direct office number is 773-298-3585.