Tuesday April 28, 2015
Houston: Hunter Yurachek, the associate vice president and COO since February of last year, is the new AD at Houston, replacing Mack Rhoades. Yurachek will also hold the title of vice president for intercollegiate athletics.
Friday April 24, 2015
Columbia State Community College: Athletic director Lewis Conner is retiring.
Arizona State: Deana Garner Smith has been hired as the senior associate athletic director and senior woman administrator for the Sun Devils. Garner Smith comes to ASU from the NFL, where she lead efforts education on domestic violence, sexual assault, and gambling.
Thursday April 23, 2015
Pittsburgh: The Panthers will hire Utah State’s Scott Barnes as its athletics director on Friday according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
Iowa State: Athletic director Jamir Pollard has nearly recovered from triple-bypass surgery and will be back in the office full-time starting next week.
Tuesday April 21, 2015
Houston: Fox 26 in Houston is reporting that the three finalists for the vacant athletic director position are Hunter Yurachek (Houston associate vice president and chief operating office of Cougar athletics), David Sayler (Miami of Ohio athletic director), and former Houston basketball standout Lynden Rose Sr. (a Houston attorney and member of the Board of Regents for five years).