Supe names new athletic director

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    WEST POINT, N.Y. –United States Military Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr., named the person selected to lead West Point’s intercollegiate athletic department today when he announced the hiring of Boo Corrigan as the Academy’s director of athletics.

    “We are excited about the selection of Boo Corrigan to be Army’s athletic director,” Huntoon said. “He has experience in helping to lead a Division I athletic department and has excelled at the highest levels. He brings to the Military Academy a wealth of experience at some of the nation’s elite athletic programs.”

    Corrigan, who has been the senior associate athletic director for external affairs at Duke University since August 2009, brings a wealth of leadership to his new post. He is a proven administrator with 18 years of experience in all areas of revenue generation, external affairs, staff management and leadership.

    “It’s an honor for me to serve those proud Americans that serve our country and to be at the greatest leadership institution in the world” Corrigan said. “I want to say specifically to the cadets who are competing in athletics , that I want to provide them the opportunity and the wherewithal to achieve to their highest ability and to provide our coaches with the opportunity to win championships and build leaders of character”

    Army operates a 25-sport intercollegiate athletic program, highlighted by its nationally recognized football team. Under the direction of head coach Rich Ellerson the Black Knights finished 7-6 this season and closed the season with a win over SMU in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.

    :director: GO NAVY Beat ARMY !!!!

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