UMaine Chooses Karlton Creech as School’s New AD

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Jan 03, 2014 08:20 AM EST

Penobscot River, University of Maine
(Photo : Flickr) Penobscot River, University of Maine

Karlton Creech has been named the new Director of Athletics (AD) at the University of Maine, effective February 10. Creech, 41, is currently the Senior Associate Director of Athletics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC).

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“I am so pleased that Karlton will be joining the UMaine leadership team. He brings to us a remarkable record of athletics leadership and management at the UNC. His level of professionalism, coupled to his strong experience in fundraising and management, will no doubt move Black Bear Athletics to new levels of excellence and community engagement,” Paul Ferguson, UMaine President said in a statement.

Prior to UNC senior associate director of athletics (the position he has been holding since 2012), Creech served as associate executive director for UNC’s Educational Foundation Inc., (2004-12) and worked for the Student-Aid Association at North Carolina State University from 2001-04.

“I am thrilled to be named the next director of athletics at the University of Maine. It will truly be a privilege to serve the student-athletes, coaches and staff of UMaine Athletics,” Creech, a native of Chapel Hill, said. “Staci

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