Reidy Elected to Division II ADA Board of Directors

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The members of the Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) have chosen a new set of officers to serve the Association. Eric Schoh, Director of Athletics at Winona State, will serve as President for 2014-15, and Saint Leo University Athletic Director Francis X. Reidy will take the position as first Vice President.

In addition to Schoh, the following directors of athletics were selected as D2 ADA officers: 1st Vice President Fran Reidy, Saint Leo University, 2nd Vice President/Treasurer Pennie Parker, Rollins College, and 3rd Vice President/Secretary Scott Wiegandt, Bellarmine University.

"I want to thank our members for their continued support and I look forward to leading the Association over the next year," stated Schoh. "The D2ADA has been an integral part in spreading the word on Division II initiatives and I'm eager to continue focusing on the overall student-athlete experience through academics and athletics competition."

In 25 years of service to the Saint Leo Department of Athletics, Reidy has helped transform the Lions' intercollegiate programs into some of the finest in the country. In the 2013-14 year alone, Reidy guided the department to its best finish ever; both academically and athletically. 

In addition to the Officers, the following directors of athletics will serve on the Board of Directors: Matt Bassett, Le Moyne College; Susan Cassidy-Lyke, Molloy College; Mark Corino, Caldwell College; Mike Covone, Barry; Jud Damon, Flagler College; Earl Edwards, UC San Diego; Ryan Erwin, Dallas Baptist University; Denisha Hendricks, Kentucky State; Jim Johnson, Pittsburg State University; Sean Johnson, Angelo State; Mark Linder, University of North Alabama; Juan Mascaro, Brevard; Joan McDermott, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Chris Ratcliff, University of Arkansas Monticello; Milt Richards, Simon Fraser University; Tom Rubbelke, Concordia University St. Paul; Susanne Sanregret, Michigan Tech; Marcus Manning, Maryville University; Alan Geist, Cedarville University; Carolyn Stone, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Bren Stevens, University of Charleston; Tom Rubbelke, Concordia University, St. Paul; Colin Preston, Academy of the Art University; Paul Lueken, Slippery Rock University; and Joan McDermott, Metropolitan State College of Denver.

About D2ADA:
 The D2ADA 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 Division II athletics directors. For more information about the DII ADA, please visit www.div2ada.com.  The D2ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 50th year. For more information on NACDA and the 14 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visitwww.nacda.com.

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