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Mark Thewes
Director of Team Administration
College:
Miami (OH)
Experience:
12

Mark Thewes enters his 12th season in the NFL in 2014 and his third year as the club’s director of team administration. Originally hired by Denver on Jan. 12, 2009, as Assistant to the Head Coach, Thewes worked for the Cleveland Browns from 1999-2004 and spent four years with GMR Marketing in Charlotte, N.C., before he joined the Broncos.

Thewes serves as the liaison to the NFL office to ensure the club’s compliance with the collective bargaining agreement, roster management and reporting, scheduling, officiating and discipline. He also works closely with Director of Football Administration Mike Sullivan in player contract analysis, market research and overall football department budgeting and monitoring.

A native of Canton, Ohio, Thewes worked as an intern in the operations and marketing departments at the Pro Football Hall of Fame before joining the Browns as an intern for their re-entry into the NFL in 1999. He was hired full time by the Browns in 2000 and handled marketing/sponsorships for the club through 2004.

Mark Thewes enters his 12th season in the NFL in 2014 and his third year as the club’s director of team administration. Originally hired by Denver on Jan. 12, 2009, as Assistant to the Head Coach, Thewes worked for the Cleveland Browns from 1999-2004 and spent four years with GMR Marketing in Charlotte, N.C., before he joined the Broncos.

Thewes serves as the liaison to the NFL office to ensure the club’s compliance with the collective bargaining agreement, roster management and reporting, scheduling, officiating and discipline. He also works closely with Director of Football Administration Mike Sullivan in player contract analysis, market research and overall football department budgeting and monitoring.

A native of Canton, Ohio, Thewes worked as an intern in the operations and marketing departments at the Pro Football Hall of Fame before joining the Browns as an intern for their re-entry into the NFL in 1999. He was hired full time by the Browns in 2000 and handled marketing/sponsorships for the club through 2004.

At GMR Marketing, Thewes was an account director in its sports marketing division. In that capacity, he worked with NFL, NCAA and NASCAR accounts.

A four-year starter on the baseball team at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), Thewes received a bachelor’s degree from the school before earning a master’s degree in sports administration from Ohio University. He is a graduate of Canton McKinley Senior High School in Canton, Ohio.

Mark and his wife, Megan, have one son (Wade) and one daughter (Gwen).

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