Public Forums Continue for TAMIU AD Candidates
Posted: 04/22/2010

Public Forums Continue for
TAMIU Athletics Director

Public Forums for finalists for the position of Texas A&M International University Athletics Director are continuing.

This week, the campus was visited by Dr. Tom Tallach.

On Wednesday, April 28 at 3:15 p.m., a forum will be held for candidate Kevin Steele in the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Building, room 102.

Steele has been the Director of Athletics at Mid-America Nazarene University in Kansas since July, 2008. He gained experience as an AD at three institutions before taking that position: California Baptist University, Blinn College (Texas) and Redlands College (Okla.).

Dr. Tallach served as the Director of Athletics at Centenary College (La.) since August, 2007. Before taking that position, he gained extensive experience as an administrator at Texas A&M University-Commerce and Tarleton State University. Tallach served as interim Athletic Director at Commerce for 18 months in 2004-05.

A Forum for the third finalist, Dr. Leonard Nardone, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12.

Dr. Nardone has over 30 years of experience as a coach and administrator at the intercollegiate level. He has been the Associate Dean for University Sports at American University of Beirut since 2007. Nardone has served as Athletics Director at three institutions: Genesee Community College (N.Y.), Sheldon Jackson College (Alaska) and Philadelphia University (Pa.).

For additional information, contact Sports Information Director Dan Lathey at 326-2892.

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu