Thursday, January 22, 2009

Faces of the NCAA: Garnett Purnell

Wittenberg Athletic Director Garnett Purnell is profiled in the latest issue of NCAA Champion Magazine.

Garnett Purnell says he’s in heaven, and he has a long list of guardian angels to thank for helping him get there. Now he’s returning the favor by helping others find their own paradise.

Purnell is in his 10th year as director of athletics and recreation at Wittenberg, and after walking a path that led him through high school administration, coaching, compliance oversight, a stint on the NCAA staff and the rehabilitation of a Division I athletics program, he says he feels no urge to move further along from the Division III program he now leads.

Read the whole story here.

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