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This Wednesday

    • March 28, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705

    What's Next for UT Athletics?

    Chris Del Conte made headlines in December when he was named Athletics Director for the University of Texas at Austin. He oversees both men's and women's athletics. Texas is known as an athletics empire, so what will change under Del COnte's leadership? How will the 'Horns evolve? Come hear Del Conte speak about the current state of UT Athletics and where is is going.

    About our speaker

    Chris Del Conte was named vice president and athletics director of Texas Athletics in early December 2017. Del Conte replaced Mike Perrin who stepped in as AD after Steve Patterson was fired in September 2015.

    He came to UT after a successful 8-year stint as athletics director at TCU. Del Conte started his career in athletic administration at Washington State where he earned a master's degree. He worked at Cal-Poly and Arizona before becoming athletic director at Rice from 2006-2009.

    Chris is married to Dr. Robin Ward and has two daughters.


    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

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