“We’re excited to launch this nationwide search,” stated Choi. “We search to rent a confirmed AD with a monitor file of visionary management, enterprise acumen, fundraising success, excessive integrity, efficient administration expertise, and a give attention to the well-being of our student-athletes. Mizzou is a proud member of the SEC, and our new AD should radiate an revolutionary and successful strategy. “
“Our objective is to rent a dynamic athletic director who will construct on our success on the SEC and instill a championship tradition in Mizzou,” Layman stated.
Now for some new names. Please notice that these will not be official targets. These are potential candidates who match the profile of Energy 5 ADs with SEC expertise. In no explicit order, peculiar fashion of consciousness …
• Does Mizzou have the status to steal a present SEC AD? In Thursday’s Mizzou Chat we talked about Texas A & M’s Ross Bjork, a former MU administrator who got here to Columbia below Joe Castiglione after which served 5 years below Mike Alden, primarily as a fundraiser. He has labored in some main applications: Miami, UCLA, Ole Miss and now A&M, the most effective jobs within the business. The Aggies have an enormous fan base and more cash than God. Bjork, 48, makes about $ 1.1 million. However there may be a whole lot of drama and unrest in School Station lately with the SEC’s incorporation of Texas. Sufficient drama to lure Bjork again to Mizzou? I have been informed it is a lengthy shot, at greatest. However the Kansas native has sturdy ties to the Midwest (his spouse Sonya is from Dexter, Missouri) and is aware of the terrain properly. Says right here it is price calling.