Virginia Tech Athletics Department
Lane Stadium (West Side)
185 Beamer Way
Blacksburg, VA 24061

George Daniels
Service Executive
Ticket Office/Ticket Sales
(540) 231-6731 :: Send Email

Responsibilities: Daniels is a front-line customer service representative, representing Virginia Tech athletics.

Joined VT Athletics: 2014

Prior to Virginia Tech: Daniels has 40-plus years of experience in retail management.

Education: Studied business.

Personal: Daniels has been married to wife Becky for 40 years and has four kids and seven grandchildren. He lives in Blacksburg, and says his biggest accomplishment is raising four amazing kids who all like to hang out with each other. His hobbies include coin collecting, photography, stamp collecting, playing guitar, crossword puzzles, fishing and traveling.

Q&A with George Daniels

Q: What most excites you about your work in the ticket office and the contribution you make?
GD: I’m a Hokie helping Hokies. It doesn’t get any better than that.

Q: In your work or creative process, what concepts are most sacred to you and why?
GD: The honor, loyalty and passion that is the Hokie Nation because it is what makes us great.

Q: What are one to three words that best encapsulate who you are?
GD: Happy I’m here.

Q: Name the five songs that would best describe the soundtrack of your life.
GD: Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong); He Ain’t Heavy, He’s my Brother (The Hollies); Amazing Grace (Judy Collins); The Long and Winding Road (Beatles); and My Way (Frank Sinatra).

Q: Who is the one person, dead or alive, whom you would most like to have a conversation with and why?
GD: Jesus Christ because I want thank you and to say I have a few questions about why some things are the way they are.

Q: What are you passionate about personally?
GD: My family, my friends, Hokie sports, traveling and coin collecting.

Q: What do you really enjoy?
GD: Time on vacation with any or all of my family.

Q: What can’t you stop talking about?
GD: My family, my friends, Hokie sports, traveling and coin collecting.

Q: Where can we find you when you’re not working?
GD: Upstairs looking through coins or outside enjoying the day.

Q: What’s your favorite way to spend a weekend or a Sunday afternoon?
GD: Going on a weekend road trip.

Q: What would be impossible for you to give up?
GD: Nothing’s impossible with my wife by my side.

Q: What is the No. 1 item at the top of your bucket list currently?
GD: Visiting Alaska.

Q: Your favorite Hokie Athletics Memory to date?
GD: “Danny Coale, all the way, to the 3 yard line…!!!!” (Re: Tyrod Taylor’s 80-yard, late fourth-quarter pass to Danny Coale, VT vs. Nebraska, September 19, 2009).

Fun fact: I collect error coins.