Nelson Bobb to step down as Director of Athletics at UNCG

Posted by Andy Durham on May 4, 2009 at 10:32 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Nelson Bobb announced this morning that he will step down as Director of Athletics this summer after 26 years on the job.

GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Nelson E. Bobb announced his resignation today, after directing Spartan Athletics for more than a quarter of a century.

Chancellor Linda P. Brady and Bobb said that the university and Bobb have mutually decided to pursue different opportunities, and it is planned that Bobb’s last day on the job will be June 30. Brady said that an interim director of athletics and a search committee will be announced before June 1. A national search is planned.

Bobb, 60, met with coaches and athletics staff this morning. With 26 years at UNCG, Bobb has the longest tenure as an athletic director in the Southern Conference and also the University of North Carolina system. He is the only person to hold the position at UNCG on a full-time basis.

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