Stories tagged: pat chun
UPDATED: Fri., April 3, 2020
Washington State’s Pat Chun discusses coaching hires, impact of coronavirus during Northwest Passages forum
When Pat Chun stepped in as Washington State’s Director of Athletics in January 2018, he was urged to stabilize the financial debt the department had accrued by spending big on …
Fri., April 3, 2020
Chun will be joined by Spokesman-Review beat writer Theo Lawson at 11:15 a.m.
UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020
While the university puts plans in place to combat and mitigate the novel coronavirus that’s already afflicted more than 1,500 Washingtonians, Pat Chun is busy figuring out what’s next, and …
Fri., March 20, 2020
Transcript: Pat Chun delivers update on state of Washington State athletics as school deals with coronavirus
One week removed from the NCAA’s decision to cancel its basketball tournaments, spring sports and indefinitely suspend other organized team activities, WSU AD Pat Chun spoke with reporters to discuss …
UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2020
Aligning with the school’s decision to move in-person classes to online formats following the spring break, Washington State Athletics announced new attendance protocols Wednesday for home athletic competitions that will …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
John Blanchette: Nick Rolovich’s Apple computation adds to his growing popularity at Washington State
It took 25 minutes for Nick Rolovich’s introduction as Washington State’s 33rd head football coach to crest on Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Analea Rolovich and her husband took in the first half of Washington State’s basketball upset of No. 8 Oregon Thursday night. The two showed up a few minutes in, walked …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
‘Rolo Era’ officially underway as new Washington State coach arrives in Pullman, greets Cougar players
Nick Rolovich will be introduced as Washington State’s coach at a 2:30 p.m. news conference Thursday, held inside the Rankich Club Room at Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Transcript: Washington State AD Pat Chun talks Mike Leach departure, what’s next for Cougar football
Washington State Director of Athletics Pat Chun addressed the media Thursday in the wake of Mike Leach’s departure to Mississippi State, discussing Leach’s tenure in Pullman, how the football team …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
In more ways than one, Washington State fans are promised a more refreshing experience at home basketball games this season.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Mike Leach agrees to contract extension amid rumors, keeping Washington State coach in Pullman through 2024 season
Despite reports stating he’d met with administrators from Arkansas earlier in the week about the Razorbacks’ coaching vacancy, Leach officially hopped off the coaching carousel Thursday morning, agreeing in principle …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
Local colleges react to NCAA vote permitting student-athletes to earn money for name, likeness, image
NCAA leaders made a landmark decision Tuesday morning, unanimously voting on legislation that will permit collegiate athletes to be compensated for the use of their name, image and likeness, as …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
Beginning in 2020, Washington State season ticket-holders and Cougar Athletic Fund members who attend home football games will be charged a per-game rate to park in Martin Stadium lots, the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
The honorees will join the current 217 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held Sept. 6 at the Davenport Grand Hotel.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
New Washington State baseball coach Brian Green talks recruiting strategy, offensive philosophy at opening press conference
It’s supposed to be one of the sport’s cardinal sins – no crying in baseball – but Brian Green couldn’t brush away his emotions Wednesday as he was formally introduced …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019
Just two weeks after firing fourth-year coach Marty Lees amid another losing season for the Cougars on the baseball diamond, Chun has hired New Mexico State’s Brian Green to take …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
Marty Lees is out as baseball coach at Washington State University. The fourth-year coach has been fired with three games left on the Cougars’ schedule, WSU athletic director Pat Chun …
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019
Klay Thompson will join Steve Puidokas as only other basketball player to have number retired at Washington State
Eight years later, it’s still the most popular jersey at Washington State home basketball games and before long, Klay Thompson’s No. 1 will be hanging in the rafters at Beasley …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019
Washington State formally introduced new basketball coach Kyle Smith in front of almost 100 school officials, fans and media members Monday afternoon in the Rankich Club Room at Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019
With no less than five television cameras pointed at Marvin Cannon, and a few more voice recorders sprinkled in, the beads of sweat started forming on the Washington State sophomore’s …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
Next in line: A breakdown of 10 candidates to replace Ernie Kent as Washington State’s basketball coach
We break down 10 possible candidates who could replace Ernie Kent and use a 1-5 scale to rate how likely it is they’ll become Washington State’s next coach.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019
Gonzaga’s Mike Roth, Washington State’s Patrick Chun among 28 to receive athletic director of year honors
Gonzaga’s Mike Roth and Washington State’s Patrick Chun are among 28 recipients of the NACDA Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019
On the heels of a banner season, Washington State’s offensive and defensive play-callers both received votes of confidence from the school administration Wednesday afternoon through contract extensions.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
WSU responds to report alleging inappropriate sexual conduct by former football quarterback Jason Gesser
Washington State University officials announced Thursday that they found “no violation of University policy” regarding an investigation into alleged inappropriate sexual conduct by former quarterback, and current athletic staff member, …
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 …
Thu., May 31, 2018
In the world of NCAA sports, Washington State is to fiscal gymnastics what Alabama is to football. If only they handed out national championships for that sort of thing.
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018
The budget strategy, contingent on increased revenue and record donations to the Cougar Athletic Fund, will be presented to the WSU Board of Regents at a retreat at the Willows …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018
June Daugherty has been at the helm of the Washington State women’s basketball program since 2007, but the longtime coach won’t oversee the Cougars for a 12th season.
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 …