Saturday November 22, 2014
High Point: Chris Wood has been named senior associate athletics director for internal and external operations.
Friday November 21, 2014
Please join us in praying for the families of former UTEP athletic director Ben Wesley Collins and his wife Mary Gene, who were both hit and killed while crossing the street yesterday.
Fresno State: Jim Bartko, the executive senior athletic director for development at Oregon, has been announced as the new athletic director at Fresno State.
Thursday November 20, 2014
Pac-12 Conference: Associate commissioner Chris Dawson will serve as the chair of the Division I Women’s Basketball Committee for the 2015-16 season, the conference has announced.
Fresno State: The Fresno Bee reports that the new athletic director should be hired by next week. DHR International, the search firm that was used, will be paid $70,000 for their assistance.
Monday November 17, 2014
Tennessee-Chattanooga: Rob Robinson has been promoted to associate athletic director for business affairs. Robinson has been the assistant AD of compliance since August of 2013. Also, Kenneth Jones has been introduced as the director of compliance. Jones previously served as the compliance coordinator at UNC Wilmington.
New Mexico State: Per the Albuquerque Journal, the four finalists to fill the AD position are Southern Illinois AD Mario Moccia, Indiana State AD Ron Prettyman, Nevada deputy AD Rory Hickok, and former UNLV deputy AD Gerard Koloski.
Friday November 14, 2014
Oakland: Padraic McMeel has been announced as the Grizzlies’ new senior associate athletics director for external affairs. He spent the past three years as the senior associate AD for external operations at Kennesaw State.
Abilene Christian: Lee De Leon has been tabbed as the new AD at Abilene Christian. De Leon previously served as the associate director of athletics for development and executive director of the Lobo Club at New Mexico.
Army: Athletic director Boo Corrigan is looking into possibly changing the Black Knights nickname to something that is identified more “regionally, nationally, and internationally,” per the Times Herald-Record.