July 17, 2017
CLEVELAND – The National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD) elected Josh Rebholz, senior associate athletics director-external relations at UCLA, to serve as President for 2017-18.
“NAADD had another outstanding Convention this past June in Orlando and I want to thank our Officers, Executive Committee, Conference Representatives, Volunteers and all of the tremendous NAADD members for helping to make that happen,” said Rebholz. “I am excited to be leading our Association during the upcoming year and look forward to building on the momentum heading into 2018 and Washington D.C.”
In addition to Rebholz, NAADD selected, Dirk Katstra, executive director of the Virginia Athletics Foundation and senior associate athletics director at the University of Virginia as 1st Vice President; Sarah Baumgartner, deputy director of athletics at Rutgers University as 2nd Vice President and Secretary; and Steve Novak, senior associate athletics director, development and strategic initiatives at Boston College as 3rd Vice President and Treasurer.
Alongside the 2017-18 Officers, the Executive Committee will work to advance and continue to develop the Association. The 2017-18 Executive Committee will consist of Ben Broussard, vice president for development at LSU; Dan Cloran, executive associate athletics director, development at The Ohio State University; Amy Heard, senior associate athletics director at Texas Tech University; Markus Jennings, associate athletics director for external affairs at Sacramento State; Roy Shick, senior associate athletics director – external affairs at the University of Washington; Ryan White, senior associate athletics director for development at Ohio University; and Jennifer Lynne Williams, deputy athletics director at Alabama State University.
About NAADD: NAADD is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities, enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics, and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of athletics development and fund raising. For more information about NAADD, please visit www.naadd.com. NAADD is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 53rd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.