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Short's Travel partners with Bellarmine University Athletics as Exclusive Full-Service Athletic Travel Provider

Short's Travel Management (Short's), a distinguished leader in travel management services, proudly announces its recent partnership with Bellarmine University to oversee all facets of its athletic travel program. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in Short's ongoing commitment to delivering unparalleled support to collegiate athletics programs across the nation.


Bellarmine University, known for its dedication to academic and athletic excellence, has chosen Short's for its renowned expertise and unwavering commitment to providing customized solutions tailored to the unique needs of collegiate athletics.


“Bellarmine University is thrilled to be partnering with Short's Travel to manage our athletic departments travel logistics,” stated Scott Wiegandt, Director of Athletics of Bellarmine University. “This collaboration not only establishes a new benchmark but also enhances the overall athletic experience for everyone. We believe this partnership will streamline and simplify the experience for our teams, coaches, and staff. Managing air, ground, and hotel accommodations, Short's Travel brings the efficiency and convenience that Bellarmine has been seeking.”


As part of the partnership, Short's will provide comprehensive travel management services, including itinerary planning, booking accommodations, transportation logistics, group hotel, air charters and round-the-clock traveler support. Bellarmine University will also benefit from Short's cutting-edge technology solutions, streamlined processes, and dedicated account management team.


"At Short's, we are honored to be chosen as Bellarmine University's trusted partner in managing their athletic travel program," stated David LeCompte, CEO of Short's Travel Management. "We are committed to delivering exceptional service and support to Bellarmine's athletes and coaches, ensuring they can focus on their performance and success on and off the field."


The collaboration between Bellarmine University and Short's Travel Management underscores a shared commitment to excellence, innovation, and the overall success of the athletic program.

About Short's Short’s Travel Management is a family-owned and majority woman-owned private corporation, led by CEO David LeCompte. In 2020, Short’s strategically pivoted to exclusively serve collegiate athletics, solidifying its position as the fastest growing provider for athletic teams.


With a client portfolio that is over 95% collegiate sports, Short’s supports over 16,000 games, meets, and tournaments annually, assisting more than 200 athletic departments with their regular season travel, in addition to exclusively managing championship travel for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 


The Short’s logistics team orchestrates more air charters, commercial air, ground transportation, and group hotel accommodations than any other provider in the collegiate team space. Comprised of former collegiate athletes, coaches, business operations and logistics staff, pilots, hotel leaders, gate agents, and dispatchers, Short’s understands firsthand the demands of this sector and the critical importance of teams arriving on time. About Bellarmine University Athletics

The Bellarmine Knights are the athletic teams that represent Bellarmine University, located in Louisville, Kentucky, in intercollegiate sports as a member of the NCAA Division I ranks, primarily competing in the ASUN Conference for most sports in the 2020–21 academic year. The Knights previously competed in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) of the NCAA Division II ranks from 1978–79 to 2019–20.

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