Air Force promoted interim AD JENNIFER BLOCK to Exec AD, a "new role atop the athletic department." Block, who "retired from the Air Force as a colonel in April," became the "first female athletic director at a Division I service academy" when she served in an interim capacity from April '18 through Feb. '19. Block now "technically replaces" former AD JIM KNOWLTON and will "serve as the senior government official in athletics" (Colorado Springs GAZETTE, 8/13)
EXECS: Univ. of the Incarnate Word AD BRIAN WICKSTROM is "leaving his position effective immediately" (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 8/13)....The Aspire Group named the following: CARL ARNDT Ticket Sales & Service Dir (USA Hockey Arena); MICHAEL RICHMOND Ticket Sales & Service Manager (Univ. of Northern Iowa); CALEB NOWICKI Ticket Sales & Service Manager (SDSU); COLIN JOHNSON Ticket Sales & Service Manager (Penn); ANTHONY MOORE Sales & Service Manager (Miami Univ.); and SEMRA BERIC Sales & Service Manager (Harvard). The Aspire Group also promoted the following: MOLLY NASON to Marketing Coordinator (The Aspire Group HQ); ANACLAUDIA CERVANTES to Senior Ticket Sales & Service Manager (Colorado State); CHAD WILKINSON to Database Manager (Univ. of Denver); MAX MILLER to Team Leader, Groups (Univ. of Denver); JUAN MUNOZ to Team Leader (Univ. of Texas Rio Grande) (THE DAILY)....The Red Bulls named RYAN BROOKS Senior Manager/Academy Business Operations and SAM GOUGH Education & Welfare Officer of the Academy (Red Bulls).
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