Radakovich Resigns To Take Post At Clemson
Statement from Georgia Tech President Dr. Peterson
Oct. 29, 2012
THE FLATS - Georgia Tech president G.P. "Bud" Peterson confirmed today that the director of athletics, Dan Radakovich, has resigned to accept a similar position at Clemson University.
"Since he came to Georgia Tech in 2006, Dan has overseen a significant expansion of our athletics facilities," Peterson said. "Under his leadership, our student-athletes have continued to excel, winning both conference and national championships. It has been a pleasure to work with him, and we wish Dan and his wife, Marcie, the very best in his new position."
Senior Associate Athletics Director Paul Griffin has agreed to serve as acting athletics director. Georgia Tech will conduct a national search to fill the director of athletics position.
"We are thankful to Dan for his leadership and grateful that Paul Griffin has agreed to continue the strong leadership of our athletics department. This will provide the kind of continuity we will need as we look ahead to the future of athletics at Georgia Tech," Peterson said.
STATEMENTS FROM GEORGIA TECH HEAD COACHES
Paul Johnson, football head coach
Brian Gregory, men's basketball head coach
MaChelle Joseph, women's basketball head coach
Danny Hall, head baseball coach
A PORTION OF RADAKOVICH'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT TECH
-- The Yellow Jackets captured three ACC championships - in golf, softball and baseball.
-- Tech participated in NCAA postseason play in women's basketball, golf, women's tennis, softball and baseball.
-- The football team participated in a bowl game for the 15th consecutive season.
-- The women's basketball team advanced to the ACC Tournament title game and the NCAA Sweet 16 for the first time in school history.
-- McCamish Pavilion - the renovated new home for Georgia Tech men's and women's basketball
-- Ground broken on the Ken Byers Tennis Complex
-- John and Mary Brock Football Indoor Practice Facility
-- Shirley Clements Mewborn Field, home for Tech's softball program
-- Zelnak Center, a practice facility for Georgia Tech basketball