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Oct. 1, 1999
DALLAS — The Division IA Athletic Directors’ Association
Executive Director, Dutch Baughman, has announced the selection of Dave
Hart, Jr., Director of Athletics at Florida State University, as the
President of the Association. Since 1996, Mr. Hart has served the
Association as a Vice President, and Chair of the Mission and Values
Committee, and his new position as President will be for one year.
Dave Hart, Jr. has been the Director of Athletics at Florida State
University since 1995. Mr. Hart has gained national recognition for his
skills in the areas of athletics management, public relations, marketing
and fund-raising. He has an outstanding reputation as one of the countrys
most respected athletics directors. Prior to being named Director of
Athletics at Florida State University, Mr. Hart was the Director of
Athletics at East Carolina University from 1987-1995.
Mr. Hart has a distinguished career as proven by his effectiveness
on the campus as well as his participation as a national leader. Mr. Hart
currently serves as President of the National Association of Collegiate
Directors of Athletics (NACDA), and has a long list of participation on
Atlantic Coast Conference Committees, to include his position as Chair of
the ACC Television Committee and the ACC Marketing Committee. He also has
been very active on NCAA committees. He is also currently Vice Chairman,
representing the Athletics’ Directors Association on the NCAA Football
Power of One Board, which is a collaborative effort to unite leadership
within intercollegiate athletics to better promote college football and all
other components of college athletics.
Mr. Hart is a very popular speaker at the national level and the
author of a number of articles for national publications. He has also been
an instructor at the National Association of College Directors of Athletics
Management Institute for the past ten years.
The previous Presidents of the Association have been:
Chet Gladchuk 1998-1999 University of Houston Jim Livengood 1997-1998 University of Arizona Todd Turner 1996-1997 Vanderbilt University DeLoss Dodds 1995-1996 University of Texas Vince Dooley 1994-1995 University of Georgia Jim Jones 1993-1994 The Ohio State University Cedric Dempsey 1992-1993 University of Arizona Jack Lengyel 1991-1992 U.S. Naval Academy Sam Jankovich 1990-1991 University of Miami Mike Lude 1989-1990 University of Washington Frank Broyles 1988-1989 University of Arkansas Don Canham 1987-1988 University of Michigan Homer Rice 1986-1987 Georgia Tech University