Southern Connecticut State University Selects University of Bridgeport's Jay Moran To Lead Athletic Department July 17, 2014 NEW HAVEN, Conn. – University of Bridgeport's Jay Moran has been tapped to become the next director of intercollegiate athletics at Southern Connecticut State University after 10 years at the helm of the Purple Knights athletic program. [Read More]
ECAC to Launch Restructured Baseball Umpires Bureau; Rob Healey Named Director of Baseball Umpiring July 17, 2014 DANBURY, Conn. – Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced today that the organization will launch a Baseball Umpires Bureau and Rob Healey has been named Director of Baseball Umpiring. The ECAC will begin services effective immediately. [Read More]
Harper Becomes Newbury's 10th Director of Athletics July 14, 2014 BROOKLINE, Mass. – On Monday, July 7th, Newbury College announced Jonathan Harper as the institution's 10th Director of Athletics, effective Monday, July 21st, 2014. [Read More]
Sue Petersen Lubow to be Inducted into USMMA Athletic Hall of Fame July 14, 2014 The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation (AAF) announced that former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow will be inducted into the USMMA Athletic Hall of Fame. [Read More]
July 10, 2014 Chris Dunn Named General Manager of ECAC Sports Properties DANBURY, Conn. - Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced that Chris Dunn has been named Learfield Sports General Manager of ECAC Sports Properties. Dunn will begin his responsibilities immediately.
July 7, 2014 ECAC Names Jessica Caron Coordinator of Sport Administration for Marketing, Communications & Special Events DANBURY, Conn. –Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced that Jessica Caron has been named Coordinator of Sport Administration for Marketing, Communications and Special Events.
July 3, 2014 Call for ECAC Board of Directors and Committee Nominations The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) is currently accepting nominations for the Board of Directors and committees. Nominations will be accepted until August 14, and positions will be selected during the 2014 ECAC Convention to be held Sept. 28-30 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, Mass.
July 1, 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference Launches New Brand Designed by Phoenix Design Works CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the launch of its new branding program today, created by Phoenix Design Works. The new comprehensive branding program includes a family of logo marks including the primary logo mark, secondary marks, a collection of sport specific marks, and championship marks for the ECAC’s nearly 100 championships that it holds each year.
June 30, 2014 2014 ECAC Convention, Trade Show, Honors Dinner & Golf Outing Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the 2014 ECAC Convention, Trade Show, Honors Dinner, and Golf Outing, which will be held on Sept. 28 - 30, at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, Mass.
June 30, 2014 Ingold Announces Retirement from Penn State Altoona ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona Director of Athletics Fredina M. Ingold has formally announced her retirement from her post as the top administrator in the campus’ athletics department. Ingold’s retirement was announced internally this spring and is effective Monday, June 30.
June 25, 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference Board of Directors Announces Contract Extension for Commissioner Kevin McGinniss CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Board of Directors has announced that Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss has been granted a multi-year contract extension that will run through June of 2019.
June 19, 2014 Pace University Accepted as Full Member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Commissioner Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss announced today that Pace University has been granted full membership by the ECAC Board of Directors. Pace is eligible for all ECAC Championships, awards, officiating services and other benefits effective immediately. With the addition of Pace University, the ECAC is now comprised of 311 member institutions competing in NCAA Divisions I, II and III.
June 17, 2014 ECAC Member Administrators Garner National Recognition CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) member administrators were recently recognized on a national level for their contributions to intercollegiate athletics. In total, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) cited 11 athletics directors and athletics communications personnel during each organization’s respective convention in Orlando, Florida.
May 2, 2014 ECAC Announces Strategic Partnership with Shimano Rowing Dynamics CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Director of Rowing Gary Caldwell announced today the conference has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Shimano Rowing Dynamics, an industry leader in rowing equipment.
April 12, 2014 The ECAC Mourns the Loss of Former President Robert E. Hartwell CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Former Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Board of Directors President Robert Hartwell passed away on Friday morning.
April 10, 2014 Tim McAleer Named Inaugural Steve Bamford Award Winner for Distinguished Service to ECAC Basketball Officiating CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced today that Tim McAleer has been named the inaugural recipient of the Steve Bamford Award for Distinguished Service to ECAC Basketball Officiating. McAleer will be honored at the 81st Annual All-Met Haggerty Awards Dinner on Tuesday, April 22.
April 4, 2014 ECAC Board Member Avery Esdaile Named New Athletic Director for Boston Public Schools CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Avery Esdaile, a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Board of Directors and Associate Athletic Director at Wellesley College, has been named Athletic Director of the Boston Public Schools. He begins his new position on April 7, where he will be responsible for the organization and administration of the schools’ athletic program.
March 13, 2014 ECAC to Honor Wounded Warrior Project® Alumni During 2014 ECAC Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Postseason Championship Tournaments CENTERVILLE, Mass.– The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) will pay tribute to our nation’s military heroes during the 2014 ECAC Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Postseason Championship Tournaments, which will be held at Alumni Hall on the campus of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.
January 13, 2014 The ECAC, a New Beginning: The First Six Months Under New Leadership Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss became the eighth Commissioner of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) on July 1, 2013. In his first six months as Commissioner, Kevin McGinniss has led the nation’s largest athletics conference through a progressive transition to enhance the intercollegiate athletics experience for ECAC student-athletes, coaches, administrators and institutions.
January 3, 2014 Top Moments in ECAC History: Babson College and Norwich University Play at Fenway Park For over a century, Fenway Park has been one of the most iconic venues in all of sports. Known mainly for its baseball legacy, America’s Most Beloved Ballpark has played host to a number of other iconic sporting events, including the 2010 Winter Classic. In 2012, Fenway Park embarked on its 100-year anniversary and once again turned its fabled baseball diamond into an outdoor hockey venue.