Hall of Fame Class of 2010
Served as athletic director at San Diego State (1985-95), Arizona State (1971-85) and Long Beach State (1967-71) ... While at SDSU, served on the NCAA's TV Committee, Committee on Committees and the Volleyball Tournament and Rules Committee ... Chaired the NCAA Medical Aspects of Sports and Competitive Safeguards as well as the NCAA High School All-Star Committee ... Also served as the chief administrative officer for a variety of NCAA regional and national championships ... Instrumental in gaining student support to build the Aztec Recreation Center and Viejas Arena ... Initiated corporate sponsorship program to fund scholarships ... A driving force behind the development of the MPSF ... Scheduled several top football opponents, including Miami, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Cal ... 2007 NACDA Corbett Award Winner - highest honor given to collegiate athletics administrator ... Past NACDA president and executive committee member ... Long Beach State, Arizona State and NACDA Hall of Fame inductee ... Helped found the Pacific Coast Athletic Association (now Big West) and helped in LBSU's move from college to university division ... Introduced 10 women's sports and took on several facility renovations or developments as athletic director at Arizona State beginning in 1971 ... In 1980, acted as the primary negotiator for ESPN's contracts with NCAA football games ... Was a founding member of the Fiesta Bowl ... College of the Pacific graduate, who played pro football with the Washington Redskins and in the CFL ... Master's degree from USC and doctorate from Indiana.