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APSU names Zach Gentry athletics CFO; Katie Locke promoted to Assistant AD

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNZach Gentry has been announced by the Austin Peay State University athletics department and Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison as the new Chief Financial Officer.

Gentry comes aboard as CFO to replace Brandi Bryant, who transitioned to Assistant AD for Resource Management and Community Outreach earlier this year. At the same time, Harrison is pleased to announce that Katie Locke has been promoted to Assistant AD for Ticket Operations and the Monocle Society to reflect her work on the athletic department’s most ambitious new project.

Austin Peay Athletics Chief Financial Officer Zach Gentry. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics Chief Financial Officer Zach Gentry. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics icon Cheryl Holt inducted to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – For nearly 35 years, Cheryl Holt served in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department in various roles. Holt has been inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings, Friday.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

Austin Peay's Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Athletics adds Sydney Griffin to Staff

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sydney Griffin, who has previously served in the athletics departments of Notre Dame and Duke, has been named the Coordinator of Administrative Operations/Chief of Staff for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department, director of athletics Gerald Harrison announced today.

In her role with the Austin Peay athletics department, Griffin will work primarily with the Director of Athletics overseeing the department’s front office and administrative operations.

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APSU Sports Information wishes everyone a Happy New Year! The Top Stories of 2018

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University (APSU) Sports Information welcomes the New Year here in Stacheville, it’s a perfect time to look back at the top stories here on LetsGoPeay.com as clicked on by our fans and visitors.

As you look at our top stories, make plans to join us as we write the next chapter in 2019. That next verse starts this week as the men and women’s basketball teams open Ohio Valley Conference play at The Dunn with a 5:30pm, Thursday doubleheader against Eastern Kentucky.

And now, in no particular order, the best of LetsGoPeay.com in 2018…

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Austin Peay State University Govs hire Marcus Hilliard to head External Affairs

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Marcus Hilliard, who most recently served Assistant Athletics Director for Administration at UCF, has been hired as Austin Peay State University’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics for External Affairs, athletics director Gerald Harrison announced this week.

Hilliard will join the athletics department and will have primary oversight over the department’s external units: Govs Club, Communications, Marketing and Fan Experience, Ticketing, Video and Social Media. In addition, he will provide oversight for Baseball, Band, and Cheer teams. He will also be the department’s primary contact for Peak Sports Management – the department’s partner for corporate sponsorships.

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Austin Peay State University to hold press conference to introduce new Athletics Director on July 30th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will host a public press conference at the Winfield Dunn Center on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 11:00am to introduce Gerald Harrison, the University’s 14th athletics director. He will officially begin his new role on August 15th.

Austin Peay President Alisa White will introduce Harrison during the press conference, which will be broadcast locally on APSU’s Channel 99 and available online via a link provided at LetsGoPeay.com. Following the event, Austin Peay alumni, fans and supporters are welcome to meet Harrison during a reception in the Hall of Fame Lobby at the Dunn Center.

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Austin Peay State University selects Duke University’s Gerald Harrison as APSU Athletic Director

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White has named Gerald Harrison, Duke University senior associate director of athletics/internal affairs, as Austin Peay’s next athletics director.

“I am delighted that Gerald Harrison will join our team as director of athletics,” White said. “He has a thorough understanding of collegiate sports at every level and the skills to keep our remarkable athletics program moving forward without missing a beat.

Gerald Harrison named 14th Austin Peay State University Athletics Director. (Jon Gardiner/Duke University)

Gerald Harrison named 14th Austin Peay State University Athletics Director. (Jon Gardiner/Duke University)

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Austin Peay State University Softball coach Rodney DeLong resigns, heads to North Texas

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TNRodney DeLong, who led Austin Peay State University’s softball team to a 39-win campaign in 2018, has announced his resignation, effective immediately after accepting the head coaching position at North Texas, Wednesday morning.

Austin Peay Softball head coach Rodney DeLong resigns, accepts head coaching job at North Texas. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball head coach Rodney DeLong resigns, accepts head coaching job at North Texas. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU announces Lisa Varytimidis named Associate Athletics Director, to serve as Interim Athletics Director

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University announces that Lisa Varytimidis, current Assistant Athletics Director at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has been named APSU’s Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator. She will assume her new roles June 29th, 2018.

In addition, Austin Peay president Dr. Alisa White announced Tuesday that Varytimidis (Vary-tee-mee-dees) will serve as interim athletics director, beginning July 2nd, while the University conducts a national search for a permanent athletics director. Due to the critical timing for filling the athletics director’s position, Austin Peay has initiated a national search through Collegiate Sports Associates, and the University will use the firm as a recruiting and screening committee.

Lisa Varytimidis to serve as Austin Peay Interim Athletics Director. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Ryan Ivey takes job at Stephen F. Austin State University

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University director of athletics Ryan Ivey director of athletics at Austin Peay State University, developed a national reputation in his three years at APSU, thanks to several key hires and big winning seasons.

Several institutions took note of his impressive accomplishments, and earlier today, Ivey announced he will leave Austin Peay to become athletic director at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas.

Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey resigns, accepts Stephen F. Austin post. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey resigns, accepts Stephen F. Austin post. (APSU Sports Information)

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