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New TAMUK AD Steve Roach will appear at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Posted: 3:50 PM, Sep 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-05 19:43:52-04

New Texas A&M-Kingsville athletic director Steve Roach will appear on Alan Harwell’s sportscasts at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. tonight on KRIS 6.

Roach, who currently serves in the same position at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was announced as the Javelinas’ new athletic director on Tuesday. He will assume his new role in Kingsville on Oct. 1.

“Steve is an outstanding athletic director with a proven record of success and leadership.” Texas A&M-Kingsville president Steven Tallant said in a news release. “His career reflects his commitment to student-athletes and creating programs that help them to be successful in the classroom and in athletics. Steve brings to the table an array of experience in fundraising and facility renovation that will be critical to moving our programs forward.”

Roach was served as the athletic director at Indiana University of Pennsylvania since 2015 and joined the school two years earlier. He previous worked in athletics administration at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. He holds degrees from Slippery Rock University and California University of Pennsylvania.

He replaces D. Scott Gines, who left his job to become the new athletic director at Delaware State.