Stories tagged: athletic director
UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2020
Bill Belknap, who led the University of Idaho athletic department to new heights during his 10-year run as athletic director, died Friday at the age of 81.
UPDATED: Tue., June 16, 2020
It’s nowhere near normalcy, but Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball players took the first baby steps in that direction by participating in voluntary workouts last week.
UPDATED: Wed., April 29, 2020
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth covered a variety of topics Wednesday, including his hope that sports return this fall and his take on athletes’ name, image and likeness (NIL) rights.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
In perhaps one of the most satisfying days in his tenure as athletics director, Pete Isakson got to take part in the groundbreaking for the UI’s new basketball arena, set …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Jankovich began his tenure at Washington State in 1968 as an assistant on Jim Sweeney’s football staff.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
North Idaho College athletic director Al Williams will retire this month, the school announced Monday, four weeks after the NIC men’s basketball program was hit with a series of sanctions …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Terry Gawlik, senior associate athletic director for sports administration at the University of Wisconsin, has been hired to head the University of Idaho athletics department.
Thu., May 30, 2019
Burrus, 62, will retire June 30 after a 13 year-stint with the school. His longtime assistant, former CCS baseball coach Bobby Lee, will take over as interim AD.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
John Blanchette: Football’s success gives Washington State Athletic Director Pat Chun extra momentum for Year 2
In his first 12 months as athletic director at Washington State, Pat Chun has turned over 25 percent of the staff, overseen a record year in fundraising and been the …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
Spokesman-Review columnist John Blanchette talks with Washington State athletic director Patrick Chun, one year into him taking over the job.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018
Washington State athletics seeking financial stability, fundraising growth under first-year AD Pat Chun
Some might say these are precarious times for an AD in Pullman. On one hand, Chun has a desire to finish the job his predecessor Bill Moos started. On the …
Fri., July 27, 2018
Idaho State Board of Education meets, makes no decision on future of Idaho athletics director Rob Spear
For the second time in a month, the Idaho State Board of Education met in a lengthy executive session on Friday in Boise to discuss the fate of Idaho athletics …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
Rob Spear was placed on a 60-day administrative leave in April by Idaho President Chuck Staben following social media accounts early this year from two former Vandals women athletes. The …
Wed., March 28, 2018
As the Associated Students of the University of Idaho listened Wednesday night to testimony about a resolution they will vote on next week calling for the firing of Vandals athletics …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018
The shot clock is running on Gonzaga to make a decision on its conference affiliation, but the Zags sound as if they’re following one of John Wooden’s tenets: “Be quick, …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
Gonzaga’s name has surfaced again regarding conference affiliation, and this time it’s with a league closer to home. Gonzaga has had discussions with the Mountain West Conference, athletic director Mike …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
Gonzaga’s 2019 basketball schedule is taking shape, with a loaded Maui Invitational field and a road trip to face North Carolina. But for the third straight year, there won’t be …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Washington State has a new athletic director. Pat Chun, introduced Tuesday, was hyped even before he was offered and accepted the job. WSU president Kirk Schulz insisted more than a …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Patrick Chun says he’s stepping into his new athletic director position at Washington State as an “outsider.” It’s not much of a stretch.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
A call to Colorado State’s Joe Parker could be one of the many that WSU President Kirk Schulz makes in the next week or two.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth didn’t break out in a cold sweat when details emerged from an FBI investigation that resulted in the arrest of 10, including four Division I …
Fri., March 31, 2017
This is going to be a tricky one for Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth. Roth hasn’t sat down during a GU game he’s attended since the 2000 season. He tries …
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017
It’s game day for Mike Roth. But Roth won’t be in his assigned seat a row or two from the court.
Wed., April 13, 2016
LOS ANGELES – Lynn Swann is the next Southern California football great to get the chance to run the Trojans’ athletic department. The Pro Football Hall of Famer was named …
Wed., July 22, 2015
Reassigned two months ago, Todd Gilkey will continue as an athletic director, but not at Coeur d’Alene High School. Gilkey, 51, is returning to St. Maries, where he was an …