Georgia Southern University Appoints Athletic Director Search Committee, Hires Search Firm
STATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D. has named a 10-member search committee to recommend candidates to become the next director of athletics.
Members of the search committee include individuals from the University’s faculty and staff, the Statesboro community, alumni of the University and a student athlete.
“The search committee includes individuals that represent a wide range of perspectives and I am confident that they will help the University identify and recommend the best candidates to lead Georgia Southern Athletics,” said Keel.
Search committee members include:
Ron Core, Ph.D., Georgia Southern University Vice President for Business and Finance (Committee Chair)
Phillip Moore (’82), Chair, Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation, Inc.
Cathy Beene, Associate Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator
Chris Geyerman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty Athletic Representative
Michelle Reidel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Education, Member of University Athletics Committee
Patrice Buckner, Dean of Students
Chris Riley (’92), Chief of Staff, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal
Bruce Yawn, Community Member, Statesboro, Ga.
Morgan Springer, Student Athlete, Georgia Southern Women’s Soccer
Rodney Hennon, Head Coach, Georgia Southern Baseball
Georgia Southern has also selected Parker Executive Search based in Atlanta, Ga. to assist the University as a consultant. Parker Search is the world’s leading executive search firm in collegiate athletics and has an outstanding record of identifying talented athletic directors.
- Category: Athletics
- Published on Monday, 27 August 2012 16:07