On the Move
The Baltimore Orioles named MATT BLOOD director of player development, KEVIN BUCK director of baseball administration, MIKE SNYDER director of pro scouting, and promoted BRAD CIOLEK to supervisor, domestic scouting operations; DI ZOU to manager, baseball systems; and HENDRIK HERZ and CHAD TATUM to scouting analysts.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx named BRI BAUER vice president of communications and engagement. Bauer was previously the director of corporate communications.
The Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center named DAVID LEVY chief executive officer. Levy was formerly president of Turner.
Alfred University named NATE SMITH director of athletic communications. Smith was previously at Skidmore College.
American University hired KAREN ANGELL as assistant athletic director for communications and digital media. Angell was most recently at Temple University.
The Colonial Athletic Association named JOSEPH KAMINSKI associate commissioner for sports administration. Kaminski was previously at Longwood University as an assistant athletic director.
The University of Texas-El Paso named CHARLEY THRASH associate athletic director for development. Thrash was previously assistant athletic director/annual giving for the Bulls Club at the University of South Florida.
San Jose State University promoted RYAN JORDAN to assistant athletic director for compliance.
Southern Illinois University named LIZ JARNIGAN director of athletics after JERRY KILL resigned the post to take a position at Virginia Tech. Jarnigan was associate director of athletics.
St. Joseph’s College hired MARGARET ALAIMO as director of athletics and recreation.
Southern Utah University promoted TODD BROWN to deputy athletic director/director of sports medicine, SHON SPEVAK to executive senior associate athletic director for revenue generation, NATE LOWER and MIKAYLA THIELGES to associate directors, JEFF TUKUAFU to assistant athletic director for alumni relations/football operations, JAMESON PORTER to assistant athletic director for compliance, BRYSON LESTER to assistant athletic director for communication/marketing and KYLE BIRNBRAUER to director of strategic communication.
UCLA Athletic Director DAN GUERRERO announced he will retire in July 2020.
Utah Valley University promoted ASHLEY HANSEN to associate athletic director for student-athlete academic services.
Villanova University promoted LENNY CURRIER to assistant athletic director for sports medicine, BRIAN ANDERSON to associate athletic director for facilities and game operations, KEVIN MILLER to assistant athletic director for sports performance and KEVIN AHERN to assistant athletic director for ticket operations.
The XFL hired MALI FRIEDMAN as vice president of legal and business affairs. Friedman was assistant general counsel for the Golden State Warriors.
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