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Scott Kull Named New Director of Athletics at Wofford College

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Scott Kull named as new director of athletics at Wofford College

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College in Spartanburg is getting a new director of athletics. Scott Kull is going to be the college’s next director of athletics, College President Nayef Samhat announced Friday. Kull will start the job on April 1. He is currently the deputy athletics director for external affairs and executive director of the athletics foundation at the University of North Carolina.

Extensive Experience in NCAA Division I Athletics

Scott Kull boasts 31 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics. He has worked with student-athlete wellbeing, athletics marketing, and media relations. His career has taken him to the University of Utah, the University of South Florida, Florida State, Georgia Tech, the University of Florida, and Texas Christian University.

Excitement for New Role

“I am incredibly grateful to President Samhat for this unbelievable opportunity,” Kull said. “Wofford and its student-athletes represent everything that’s right about intercollegiate athletics. It’s a perfect fit of rigorous academic standards, highly competitive athletics, and phenomenal facilities. When walking on campus, I could feel the pride everyone has in being a Wofford Terrier.”

College President Nayef Samhat expressed his enthusiasm for Kull’s appointment, citing his extensive expertise in NCAA Division I athletics. Samhat emphasized the importance of the student-athlete model and the role athletics plays in enhancing the overall student experience at Wofford College. He looks forward to watching Kull build relationships with the community and lead the talented team of student-athletes, coaches, and athletics staff.

Departure from University of North Carolina

Kull’s departure from the University of North Carolina marks the end of his tenure as the deputy athletics director for external affairs and executive director of the athletics foundation. During his time at UNC, Kull made significant contributions to the athletics department, showcasing his dedication to the advancement of collegiate sports.

Future Plans at Wofford College

As Kull transitions to his new role at Wofford College, he brings with him a wealth of experience and a passion for developing student-athletes both on and off the field. His proven track record in athletics administration positions him as a strong leader to guide Wofford’s athletic programs to new heights.

With a focus on maintaining Wofford’s commitment to academic excellence and athletic success, Kull’s appointment signifies a new chapter for the college’s athletics department. Students, staff, and the wider community eagerly anticipate the positive impact he will have on the Terriers’ athletic programs.

Official Start Date

Scott Kull will officially assume the role of director of athletics at Wofford College on April 1. His arrival heralds an exciting time for the college’s athletic department, signaling a fresh direction under his experienced leadership.

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Scott Kull Named New Director of Athletics at Wofford College Spartanburg SC

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