Kristie Bowers Named Director of Athletics

August 23, 2023

TROY, N.Y. —  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will announce the appointment of Kristie Bowers, Ph.D., as its new associate vice president and director of athletics at a press conference at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at the East Campus Athletic Village's main arena.

Jennifer Cohen Named USC Director of Athletics

August 21, 2023

 LOS ANGELES – University of Southern California President Carol L. Folt announced today that Jennifer Cohen, recognized by Sports Illustrated as one of the most powerful, influential, and outstanding women in sports, will serve as the university's 10th Director of Athletics and the Charles Griffin Cale Director of Athletics' Chair. Cohen, who will start in Heritage Hall on Tuesday, will lead USC Athletics into one of the most transformative eras in its long and storied history.

Tommy McClelland Named Director of Athletics at Rice

July 30, 2023

 HOUSTON -- Rice University President Reginald DesRoches announced in a message to the campus that Tommy McClelland will be the school's next director of athletics.

SEC names Garth Glissman MBB Associate Commissioner

July 12, 2023

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Garth Glissman, Vice President of Basketball Operations for the National Basketball Association, has been named the Southeastern Conference Associate Commissioner for Men's Basketball, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Wednesday.

Clayton State Announces the Appointment of Jermaine Rolle as its new Director of Athletics

July 7, 2023

MORROW, Ga. – Clayton State University President, Dr. Georj Lewis announced on Wednesday morning the appointment of Jermaine Rolle to become the Department of Athletics' new Director of Athletics. Rolle will assume Director of Athletics duties effective August 1st. 

Gibson-Smith takes reins of Govs' cross country, track & field programs

July 5, 2023

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Asha Gibson-Smith, who competed for Jacksonville State and made coaching stops at Jacksonville State, Tennessee State, and Drake as part of a 14-year collegiate coaching career, takes the reins of Austin Peay State University's cross country and track and field programs, Vice President and Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced Wednesday.

Polizzi announced as next Director of Athletics & Campus Recreation

July 5, 2023

SALISBURY, Md. - From the softball field to the administrator's office, Monica Gordy Polizzi has been a force in NCAA athletics for more than 20 years.

Doug Christiansen Named New ECAC Hockey Commissioner

June 13, 2023

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Following an expansive national search, ECAC Hockey announced Tuesday the hiring of Doug Christiansen as the league's new Commissioner.

ACC Hires Jackie Carson as Senior Associate Commissioner for Women’s Basketball

June 8, 2023

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Following a national search, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the hiring of Jackie Carson as its Senior Associate Commissioner for Women’s Basketball.


May 31, 2023

Holly Roepke will return to Grinnell College with her appointment as Director of Athletics. She will also serve as Chair of the Department of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation (PEAR).