1959 NW Woodland Drive
Corvallis, Oregon 97330
University, M.S. Sports Administration - 1982
Ottawa University (Kansas), B.A. - 1981
State University (Corvallis) February 1998 to present
Director of Athletics
Reduced inherited operating debt from $12.5 million
to $4.8 million in four years - on schedule to elimination.
Balanced budget in each of first four years.
Raised $20 million in capital contributions for new
baseball and softball stadiums, indoor practice center
and basketball arena renovation.
Developed Beaver Sports Properties - including new
play-by-play "Voice of Beavers."
Increased annual fundraising from $800,000 to $4.5
million in FY 2001.
Produced record football sales - from 6,000 season
tickets to 23,000 - sold out in nine consecutive games.
Hired five head coaches.
Guided department to highest finish in school history
in National Sears Cup standings - 48th with only 14
Highest GPA for student-athletes since tracking began
in 1992 - 2.91 for 520 student-athletes, 173 student-athletes
with a 3.0 or better.
Serve on several sports and working committees of
the Pac-10 Conference, NCAA and NACDA.
Completed second-cycle of NCAA certification in February
of Tennessee (Knoxville) February 1986 to February
Senior Associate Athletic Director (1994-1998)
Assist Athletic Director in all aspects of administering
$35 million budget.
Directly assist Athletic Director in hiring of UT
Administrative oversight for Baseball, Indoor/Outdoor
Track, Cross-Country and Swimming programs.
Served on NCAA Certification Committee, completed
in spring 1995.
Directly responsible for roughly one third of annual
revenue base in athletic department ($12 million annually).
Created Volunteer Athletic Scholarship Fund which
is responsible for over $53 million in annual cash
gifts since 1986, $8 million in 1996-97.
Responsible for capital funding to support facility
improvement projects for over $75 million since 1986.
Expanded membership in donor fund from 2,200 members
to 9,500 with average gift increase from $250 to $950.
Raised endowment base from $1 to $4 million with expectancies
of $18 million.
Coordinated the openings/ticketing for Thompson-Boling
Arena (25,000 seats), Lindsey Nelson Baseball Stadium
and the 1996 expansion of Neyland Stadium to 105,000+
Negotiated new all-school uniform/apparel contract
with Adidas, signed February 1997.
Negotiated department wide contracts for soft drinks
and thirst quencher.
all game day activities, half time, etc. with event
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Board Member, 1988-1994
Big Brothers/Big Sisters President, East Tennessee
Valley, 1993 and 1994
United Way Marketing Committee, 1992-1994
Methodist University (Dallas) December 1983 to
Assistant Executive Director, Mustang Club
Oversight for all annual fund drive activities.
Assisted in raising funds for capital projects.
Assisted in raising funds for endowments.
Involved in all event management activities.
of Oregon (Eugene) January 1983 to December 1983
Director, Duck Athletic Fund
a regional office for Duck Athletic Fund in Portland,
for all annual fund drive activities in Portland and
special event fund raisers for Portland area.
San Diego State University August 1, 1982 to
January 1983: Intern, Aztec Athletic Foundation
Kirby (14), Blaire (11), and Scott (8)