Blair Banwart was named Assistant Director of Athletics Facilities in 2009.
He helps coordinate all of DePaul's outdoor facility operations including Wish Field, Cacciatore Stadium and Lane Stadium while assisting with the daily operations of McGrath Arena.
Banwart began working with the facilities staff in 2000. From 2002-2005, he was the Director of Athletics Facilities at Loyola Chicago. He returned to DePaul athletics facilities in a full-time capacity in 2008.
Banwart is also a part-time faculty member at DePaul in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He has taught a class titled "Chicago Cubs" for DePaul's Discover/Explore Chicago classes that take in not only the franchise's storied history, but also its impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
He earned his Master of Arts in Writing & Publishing at DePaul in 1997 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1999.