Bobby Couch
Exective Director / Tiger Impact Partners

Bobby joined TigerImpact as its Executive Director in April 2022. Prior to joining TigerImpact, Bobby worked at IPTAY as a Senior Associate Director, joining Clemson Athletics in 2005. In his role with IPTAY, Bobby primarily oversaw major gifts and prospect management. He also had oversight responsibilities for the Premium Seats department, IPTAY Hospitality and Concierge services, and the Block C Club. Bobby also served as a liaison between the Clemson University Alumni and Development CORE team and IPTAY. Prior to joining the IPTAY staff, Bobby served as the Director of Community Relations for the Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks, the Director of Sales Promotions for the Durham Bulls Baseball Club, the Director of Major Gifts for the Greenville Health System, and the Senior Director of Development for Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. He has over 25 years of experience serving athletics and fundraising organizations. 

Bobby graduated from Wofford College in 1989 and earned a B.A. degree in Accounting. Bobby was a scholar-athlete, playing Football and earning both academic and athletic scholarships. In 2019, he completed his Master’s Degree in Athletic Leadership at Clemson University, where he currently serves as a guest lecturer. 

Bobby resides in Greenville, SC with his wife, Christi. Christi is originally from Wheeling, WV, where she attended and graduated from West Virginia University in 1989. She currently works as a Customer Service Manager with Legacy Packaging Co. Bobby and Christi have been married for 31 years and have 4 sons. Bo is 28 years old and is a Clemson graduate (’16), Jack is 26 and is a Clemson graduate (’18), Colten is 23 years old and is a Clemson graduate (’22), and Nick is 20 years old and recently transferred to Clemson and is a Landscape Architecture major and plans to walk on the Clemson Baseball this Fall.

Bobby volunteers and has served on various boards throughout his life, and presently serves on the Greenville Homeless Alliance innovation committee. Bobby loves to travel, attend sporting events, and spend time with his family.