The Cougar athletics program at the College of Charleston will soon be under new leadership.
The new director will succeed Joe Hull, who has chosen to leave the position when his contract expires at the end of the year.
Members are in place for a search committee that will name the college's next athletics director. The chair of the committee is 1973 College of Charleston grad Steve Osbourne, who serves as the college's VP of business affairs.
“I am delighted that each of these individuals has agreed to serve on the search committee,” College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell said. “They have broad perspectives and experiences that together will provide a strong foundation for a successful search.”
The committee also includes Chuck Baker (’80, former Alumni Association president); Vince Benigni (faculty athletics representative); Mercedes Fabers (’07, assistant general counsel); Otto German (’73, assistant athletics director for compliance); Jerry Hale (dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences); Randy Lowell (’95, College of Charleston Board of Trustees member); Deni Mitchell (institutional ombudsperson); Jeff Schilz (’00, College of Charleston Board of Trustees member); Zack Sturman (College of Charleston senior and former SGA president); George P. Watt Jr. (EVP for institutional advancement); and Tomi Youngblood (Cougar Club past president and president-elect).